Final Note


Betting the odds on the Republican presidential nomination

Nov 10, 2011
This final note today about the GOP debate and what markets can tell us about ourselves.
Posted In: elections, Final Note, Republicans

Agriculture department not charging a Christmas tree tax

Nov 9, 2011
This final note today, the truth in journalism edition. Offered 'cause we almost got caught up in it ourselves. Despite what you may have heard ...
Posted In: Christmas, Final Note

Asteroid! (As according to Hollywood)

Nov 8, 2011
This final note today. Perhaps you've heard a giant asteroid is going to zip right by Planet Earth tonight. Nothing bad's going to happen. Probably...
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Politician saves Santa

Nov 7, 2011
This final note: Like many other places, New York's Suffolk County faces tight times. Some 750 county employees are facing layoffs. So Suffolk C...
Posted In: Christmas, Final Note

JP Morgan denies having MF Global's customers' money

Nov 4, 2011
This final note today, which will do nothing to ease the average person's discomfort with how Wall Street operates....
Posted In: Final Note, JPMorgan, MF Global

Occupy Oakland is helping out the local business

Nov 3, 2011
This final note today, in which in which Occupy Oakland contributes to the local economy. There's a little dive bar downtown, right by where all ...
Posted In: Final Note, Occupy Oakland, Occupy Wall Street

More on the MF Global bankruptcy

Nov 1, 2011
These final notes today, a couple of MF Global tidbits....
Posted In: Final Note, MF Global

A warning about black licorice

Oct 31, 2011
This final note today, in which I stand up for what really counts as licorice and what doesn't. It comes by way of an FDA report that adults over...
Posted In: FDA, Final Note, licorice

Tea Partiers demand refund, say Occupiers weren't charged

Oct 27, 2011
A final note, picking up where we left off a while ago, on the finances behind the Occupy Wall Street movement. In the capital city of Virginia,...
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The state of the economy -- in haiku

Oct 26, 2011
This final note today, in which economy-watchers wax poetic. The Kauffman Foundation does a quarterly survey of economic bloggers, concentrating...
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