In New York, the way we live now, to relinquish or be denied one’s boldface identity, whether in the form of a column mention or a byline, is to incur invisibility or social death (which amount to the same thing). I discovered this when I gave up writing in this space regularly.
On the other Read More
Suddenly, it’s as if all the talking heads and spouting
mouths have cottoned to the fact that the dollar is very strong-which it has
been for about seven years-and that this represents a clear and present danger
to the political economy of this great Republic. Most commentators seem to be
under the impression that the Read More
One of these days, they’ll be able to say, “I told you so,” but until then the contrarians who read-and write- Grant’s Interest Rate Observer will have to endure the taunts of the bull-market babies.
Generally speaking, Jim Grant, the biweekly newsletter’s editor, has been wrong for years, but he wears wrongness better than anybody. Read More