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Enhancing The Private Role For 'Public Goods'

Enhancing The Private Role For "Public Goods"

John Kenneth Galbraith once observed that in America our gardens are beautiful, while our public parks are in a state of disaster. While Galbraith saw this as an argument for an expanded role for government, it actually illustrates how private ... Austin American Statesman, 1 week ago

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Ritholtz: Many metrics can be used to value markets. Which should you trust?

By — John Kenneth Galbraith and , Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. — John Kenneth Galbraith Let's take a look at the valuation of ...
 Washington Post3 weeks ago Three Commandments of Stock Valuation  Mr Top Step2 weeks ago Is that stock cheap or overpriced? How to tell  New Zealand Herald3 weeks ago
Outlook India

Get Thee A Bookshelf

There is an apocryphal story about how the late John Kenneth Galbraith, then US ambassador to India, would gift a pile of books to prime minister Indira Gandhi each time he met her. She finally put the eminent economist in his place by asking him, ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
Metro Canada

The importance of more meetings at Ottawa city hall

Meetings, pronounced John Kenneth Galbraith, are indispensable when you don't want to do anything. The humble meeting often gets a bad rap as a time-waster, a distraction from more important work — even at city hall, a place expressly built for ...
 Metro Canada2 months ago Feedback Is the Key to Better Meetings  Social Media Today2 months ago
Business in Vancouver

A good time to reduce risk, heed caution and diversify portfolios

We have two classes of forecaster: those who don't know and those who don't know they don't know John Kenneth Galbraith When asked about the stock market, I make it clear I don't know what's going to happen in the next month, quarter or ...
 Business in Vancouver2 months ago
Seeking Alpha

More good than bad in world economic outlook

As the late John Kenneth Galbraith remarked: The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable. But that does not mean we can say nothing useful. One can at least identify economic trends and a few known unknowns. The ...
 Today Online2 months ago ECB Sets Up Biggest Contrarian Play Of 2015  Seeking Alpha2 months ago

John Hewson slams Tony Abbott

Illustration of John Hewson by Brett Lethbridge Source: CourierMail Hewson slams Abbott John Hewson (pictured) used to get a silver coaster as a thank you gift every time he spoke before the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia. And ...
 Brisbane Courier-Mail1 month ago

John Lothian Newsletter: LSE hints at futures exchange launch; Yet Another Financial Rigging Scandal In The City Of London; Watchdog's Hunt Is Short on Wolves

First Read A Bit of Boca Next week, the John Lothian Newsletter will be published from our remote headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida as we attend the 40th annual FIA International Futures Industry Conference. In addition to our daily Boca Bits ...
 John Lothian Newsletter3 weeks ago

Robert Shiller on crypto-politics, Piketty, and why efficient market theory is a half-truth

The firsttwoeditions of Irrational Exuberance , Robert Shiller's best-selling study of financial markets, both presciently calledthe top on asset bubbles of historic proportions. The first edition,published in March2000, warned of the risk of a ...
 Quartz1 week ago

"Belief That European QE Will Work Is Far-Fetched," Bill White Warns This Will "End Very Badly"

As the title of Hinde Capital's latest note ascribes, we are on "The Road to Nowhere," and this excellent discussion with former BIS Economic Adviser (and teller-of-the-truth) William White explains it all.. " I'm not sure [European QE] is going ...
 Zero Hedge1 week ago
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