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Michael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third WorldMichael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World Next up on my reading list. Lewis, author of Liar's Poker, The Big Short and Money B

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Pay More, Get Less

5 February, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
You always hear about the haves and the have nots in our society.  In our current political discourse — a nice word for yelling at one another — we are beginning to hear more and more about two other economic categories: the have more and the have less members of the economy. That is a […] Read more»

Nothing Is Getting Done

20 November, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
WASHINGTON, D.C. — I don’t usually write about politics in this space.  Today, I am making an exception.  I am in our nation’s capital, working.  That is more than I can say for our national elected officials.  They are playing around, practicing for the mid-term elections. They are aided and abetted by the talking heads […] Read more»

A Crisis In Accountability

25 October, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Warren Buffet recently opined that, years ago, when the titans of Wall Street converted their investment banks from partnerships to publicly owned businesses, the rules changed and all bets were off. In the days of investment bank partnerships, when someone took a gamble and it failed to pay off, the partners were on the financial […] Read more»