Category: humour

Having Trouble With Your Forecasts?

You are not alone. This week’s Wall Street Journal has an article on how analysts “sober up,” and bring their optimism down a notch as the actual earnings announcements from companies come due. In each quarterly earnings announcement and the associated conference…

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The CBO on the Budget Deficit

The federal government’s fiscal year 2011 has come to a close, and CBO estimates, in its latest Monthly Budget Review that the federal budget deficit for the year was about $1.30 trillion, approximately the same dollar amount as the shortfall…

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Studying Sex

A new study measures gender differences in responses to sex: Led by Queen’s University Psychology professor Meredith Chiversk (sic), the study found that men’s reports of feeling sexually aroused tend to match their physiological responses, while women’s mind and body…

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India Invades the US

Shaky evidence and tenuous terrorist connections seemed to have worked in the past for an international invasion. So why not now? The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Scary Plotter www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes…

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The Magical Monetary World of Econoland

A new initiative by The Economist: …The Economist Group is delighted to announce the development of a public-entertainment facility that combines the magic of a theme park with the excitement of macroeconomics. Among the thrilling experiences Econoland will offer are:…

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A Penny Saved Is 2.5 Pennies Earned

Speaking of monetary policy and seigniorage, we all know that when the government decides to print money, it reduces the real value of money. But what if the value of the money that it prints is worth more than the…

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