Up Lyft-ing

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We’ve commented from our pit here about the arrival on the stock market of app-based ride-hailing companies. You may even have seen the promotion...

Heavy Lyft-ing

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The future, so they say, is with the new economy. New ways of doing things will replace all the old ways in short order....

The Chicken Coop

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  We love eggs but wouldn’t bother to keep chickens in order to get any. We prefer to buy them in the supermarket. But absent...

Chickens coming home to roost?

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Well, well, well. Scaremongering and doomists have been predicting the end of Britain once we Brits leave the European Union—and a double dose of...

Unicorns and Nightmares

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Let it not be said we’re asleep on the job here in our dismal pit. No wide awake are we. Hence, immediately a quill...

Maple-suckers

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Sometimes what you read makes your eyes pop out of your head. And, no, it isn’t the salacious gossip about Justin Bieber and his...

A Piece of Cake – Mike Ashley Chases Patisserie Valerie

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We’ve into a compare and contrast story here in these Sceptre’d Isles. But first an incy-wincy bit of background. As you will recall, Tim’s...

The Problem With Modern Monetary Theory – Explained For Children So MMT Enthusiasts Can...

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This is a rather good explainer for children about what happens if a country decides it can get richer just by printing a lot...

Fancy That, There Are Costs To Financial Regulation

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We really must control the banks you know. Fat Cat B'stards that they are, can't have them just doing as they wish! The problem with...

Laurence Kotlikoff On What Really Produced The Recession And Crash – No, Not Bad...

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It's not necessary to entirely agree with this analysis to grasp and agree with the underlying point being made. It was the structure of...