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2:00PM Water Cooler 8/16/2019

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 17/08/2019 - 4:00am in

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Today's Water Cooler: Sanders, Warren, IA voters, the campaign press, Democrat "voter protection teams," DCCC, consumer sentiment, housing starts, trucking, Dollar General, WeWork's horrid IPO, Uber cost-cutting, Tesla's robot car scam, tamping down yield curve angst, lending apps, Internet of Sh*t

2:00PM Water Cooler 8/15/2019

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 16/08/2019 - 4:00am in

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Today's Water Cooler: Biden, Hickenlooper, Sanders, legislative races, jobless claims, business inventories, manufacturing, productivity, Amazon and FedEx, AT&T, audits, Nader on the 737, submarine welding, Chilean glaciers, ACA marketplace random, Amazon ambassadors, college deans

Who Will Pay for the Huge Costs of Holding Back Rising Seas?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 15/08/2019 - 11:55pm in

Combatting rising seas is a big ticket item, and one beyond the meane even of prosperous cities.

Inflation Data Shows Tariffs Are Not a Tax on Consumers but on Foreign & US Corporations

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 15/08/2019 - 4:53pm in

Yves here. It has been reported in venues like the Financial Times that importers who would face increased costs from tariffs on China were taking steps so as not to increase prices to customers, which includes making their suppliers give better prices and eating some costs too. With profit share at a record high level […]

Class-Action Lawsuit Seeks To Let Medicare Patients Appeal Gap in Nursing Home Coverage

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 15/08/2019 - 10:35am in

A Medicare lawsuit winding its way through the courts should take some of the wind out of the sails of the idea of Medicare in its current form as a good way to implement single payer.

2:00PM Water Cooler 8/14/2019

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 15/08/2019 - 4:00am in

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Today's Water Cooler:

It Was More Like a Couple of Asian Decades Than a Century

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 14/08/2019 - 11:55pm in

China’s trend rates of growth are likely to be much lower than in the past, and even that is problematic. China will remain an important Asian player, not a dominant global force.

Ideology is Dead! Long Live Ideology!

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 14/08/2019 - 2:37pm in

Economists like to say they’re immune to ideology. Research shows the opposite.

Phishing Equilibria in Silicon Valley: Google Maps and Fraud

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 14/08/2019 - 5:55am in

Don't trust business listings in Google Maps. They're can be fraudulent, even dangerous.

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