The problems of HFT, Joe Stiglitz edition (16/04/14 00:04)
The most interesting and provocative thing to be written of late about financial innovation in ge...

Private equity math, Nuveen edition (14/04/14 13:32)
If Madison Dearborn really is breaking even on this deal, that only goes to show the enormous dis...

Five explanations for Greece’s bond yield (11/04/14 18:19)
If you're a bond investor, there's a surprisingly large number of ways that you could end up maki...

The utility of switching lanes (11/04/14 05:42)
If you look at subjective rather than objective measures, I'm pretty sure that all our lane switc...

Yes, the SEC was colluding with banks on CDO prosecutions (09/04/14 23:23)
Back in 2011, I asked whether the SEC was colluding with banks on CDO prosecutions. And now, than...

Wonkonomics (09/04/14 11:51)
Klein had the right idea: do something at arm's length first, and then let the technology and eth...

Michael Lewis’s high-speed journalism (07/04/14 15:17)
Maybe Flash Boys is a sign of where book publishing is going.

Stop adding up the wealth of the poor (04/04/14 18:59)
Wealth, and net worth, are useful metrics when you’re talking about the rich. But they tend to co...

A smarter way of subsidizing parenthood (03/04/14 22:41)
Ben Walsh has a great roundup of the discussion surrounding Reihan Salam’s proposal that we insti...

The HFT debate (01/04/14 21:35)
Fixing the market will take a lot more than just the FBI coming in with a blunderbuss.

Cooper Union’s response (07/12/12 16:24)
Here is the response I received from Jolene Travis, Assistant Director of Public Affairs, Media R...

Chart of the day, Apple vs Microsoft edition (29/08/12 18:50)
So we went back and took the closing share price of AAPL and MSFT for every day since they went p...

When private-school tuition is tax-deductible (27/08/12 14:54)
Scott Asen, a former trustee and head of the development committee at Groton, a posh private scho...

When bloggers go offline (18/08/12 18:10)


Man U’s weird share price (17/08/12 17:58)
But as Matt Levine noted that afternoon, after the market closed, the underwriters were clearly s...

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