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I Hereby Resign as an Expert on Systemic Racism

Many of the comments on my post yesterday, “Bernie Sanders, Minimum Wage, and Systemic Racism,” March 1, were particularly good. They have convinced me that I need to walk back some of the things I said. Like most people, I hate to admit that I’m […]

The confidence man

A few months back, Alex Tabarrok criticized the delay in approving the new vaccines: I am getting very angry at people like Anthony Fauci who say that FDA delay is necessary or useful to alleviate vaccine hesitancy. Fauci told Fox News that the FDA “really […]

FX markets eye Fed, bitcoin turns negative

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Oil steady ahead of OPEC+ meeting, gold hanging around

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Mixed session for stocks, Target crushes earnings

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Canada’s GDP shrinks, but loonie steady

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Euro dips to 4-week low

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USOil and upcoming volatility

oil Later today and tomorrow evening we will have the API and EIA reports, while the day after that, on March 4, eyes will be on OPEC and its non-OPEC partners, known as the OPEC+ meeting. After touching the 13-month high at $63.67 on February […]

CAD remains and should remain capped

Canda’s GDP grew 9.6% in Q4 (q/q, saar), better than expected after the 40.6% bounce in Q3 (was 40.5%) that followed 38.5% plunge in Q2. A modest inventory accumulation in Q4 after the huge drawdowns in Q3 added to GDP in Q4. Government consumption, M&E […]

My Social Media Experiment: A Self-Assessment

Early last year, I foresaw the epistemic horrors of the impending 2020 election, so I made this pledge. Near the end, I asked Jonathan Haidt a question on twitter, and I impulsively responded to his answer. I’d call that a clear violation of my pledge, […]