Thursday, December 29, 2011

On Creativity

I love this clip of the great jazz pianist, Bill Evans. His advice on creativity is about the best I can imagine: deal with reality and essences, not appearances. This applies to serious work in any field, including finance, of course. He was a very special artist and this is a great interview.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Best Economic Chart of the Year

And it's good. From Donald Marron (the younger).

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Gloomy but Worthwhile: Kyle Bass Interview

If you want to hear someone make a pretty thoughtful bearish case for Europe, Japan and the U.S., this is worthwhile.