The Rating Game| July 2019

“If you’re the police, who will police the police?” Lisa Simpson to Homer When was the last time you gave an Uber driver less than five stars?  It seems to have become the de facto rating.  As per one driver’s t-shirt, ‘if you’re alive when you arrive, that’s a five.’ Uber isn’t alone when it […]

BNN Business News Network | July 26, 2019

The Weekly Panel: SNC-Lavalin a ‘terrible’ stock and bond story Watch Now The Weekly Panel: A financial market ‘catastrophe’ if the Fed doesn’t cut Watch Now

The Risk That Time Forgot| June 2019

“Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.” Sam Ewing In 1970, you could strut to your local store and style yourself in the latest bell bottom jeans, belted turtleneck, and platform shoes, all for under $25.  You could then boogie […]

BNN Business News Network | June 28, 2019

The Weekly Panel: Making sense of a quarter when everything seemed to work Watch Now The Weekly Panel: Making sense of Bitcoin’s rapid rebound Watch Now