In Hollywood, the screenwriter William Goldman has notoriously remarked, nobody knows anything.
Another venue about which the same might with increasing justice be said is the Op-Ed page of The New York Times , especially when it comes to economic matters.
In a way, this is both understandable and inescapable. The Op-Ed page has Read More
A couple of weeks ago, I was asked my opinion of The New York Times ‘ business section, and what, if anything, I would do to change it. One suggestion came immediately to mind: Get rid of the comprehensive stock tables. My guess is that few people, if any, look at the Times business pages Read More
There are times that try our souls, as Tom Paine suggested, and there are times that try our wits. For those of us who watch the world of finance and commerce with the disinterest that relative penury makes possible, we are living in one of the latter. The evidence provided by one’s eyes, ears and Read More