Political candidates say things are bad now. And media ratings jump whenever they can find a disaster to feature. The reality is quite different.
Uncertainty surrounds the outcome of the non-binding Brexit vote. This piece lists the uncertainties and draws limited conclusions based on what we know to date.
We know that cable news sells sensationalism and entertainment as well as news. For the most part, it does not matter. But the recent overblown coverage of mass shootings is having negative consequences.
In the US corporate world, “managers” get paid too much. People running hedge funds/private equity firms get paid much more. Something should be done. See my proposal.
As Table 1 indicates prices of the world’s leading energy sources fell precipitously in 2015 and 2016. Recently, they have rebounded a bit but are still 50% less than what they averaged during the 2010-14 period.
Table 1. – …