by Philip Pilkington
Lars Syll linked to a fantastic interview with the mathematician Ole Peters that dealt with the topic of ergodicity and how it relates to economic and financial markets. First, a comment on the source.
November 22nd, 2016
-- this post, authored by Jose Cuesta, Mario Negre, and Christoph Lakner, appeared originally 07 November 2016
The percentage of people living in extreme poverty around the world has fallen by more than half over the past three decades. But polls show that most people are not only ignorant of this fact, but believe that poverty has increased. This column explores progress towards ending global poverty by 2030, the first of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Poverty figures have fallen around the world since 1990, and there is a broad consensus on the policies needed for further reductions. Eradicating global poverty is achievable, but it is dependent on global and domestic political cooperation.
November 20th, 2016
by John Mauldin, Thoughts from the Frontline
“I reject the insurance model. I think we should have a free-market approach to healthcare.”– Gary Johnson
“The goal of real healthcare reform must be universal coverage in a cost-effective way.”– Bernie Sanders
“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves….”– Julius Caesar (I.ii.140–141)