Monthly Archives: August 2010

Survival rates are not the same as mortality rates

Survival rates are not the same as mortality rates – Yesterday’s post drew a stronger response than I expected.  Surprisingly, the email I received was about evenly split between people who claimed no one serious ever says “we have the … Continue reading

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Home Prices Rise—Is It a Mirage?

http://www.symantec.com/norton/support/kb/web_view.jsp?wv_type=public_web&docurl=20090821103237EN   http://www.zoominfo.com/search#search/profile/person?personId=904340016&targetid=profile   http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100831065103AA1jKpL&r=w   http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1512050383&ref=search Brother, Can You Paradigm? – A few months back one of my original mentors in economics — someone who got his graduate training in the pre-fresh-water era — asked me whether there was anything … Continue reading

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Indian economy grows 8.8 percent in quarter – — India’s economy grew 8.8 per cent from April to June compared with the same period last year, driven by a strong pick-up in manufacturing, trade, transport and services. The growth in the … Continue reading

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Technology Review: Sign of the Times

Technology Review: Sign of the Times – It was with something like an apology that Earl Cook, a geologist and executive secretary of the division of earth sciences at the National Research Council, began his December 1972 article for Technology … Continue reading

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Talking about Meet The 18 People Who Could Determine The Fate Of Social Security | TPMDC

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Obama to Revamp U.S. Export Control, Ease Limits

The inflationary impact of the recession – ANNIE LOWREY directs us to a fascinating, though troubling, portrait of life within an American prison:[B]lack market prices were suddenly going through the roof. The price of a deck of smokes tripled. There was … Continue reading

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Beware those who think the worst is past – Reinhart and Reinhart – The landscape of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where central bankers gathered at their annual conference last week, is spectacular and forbidding. Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, painted … Continue reading

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