Wednesday, April 11, 2012

We're Taking a Break

Well.... I guess this day had to come.

There's no political pressure, no monetary pressure, maybe a BIT of time pressure... Ok, a LOT of time pressure. Yours faithfully at EconStu are leaving the cyberwaves. We may be back... Perhaps even sooner than later...

But, for now, with resigned and gracious sigh, we bid thee goodnight, farewell, and safe journey....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AL4EUvuPD2w&feature=fvst

Mazi's Link O' the Day

Having just come back from vacation in one of the more urbane and chic centers in Spain (Barcelona), I saw a bustling, healthy economy. But then of course, most people doing the shopping were tourists. In reality, Spain is making a pretty strong case for being the next Greece. Brussels, on the other hand, is not helping:

http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/slow-road-to-hell-spain-entertains-vat.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+MishsGlobalEconomicTrendAnalysis+(Mish's+Global+Economic+Trend+Analysis)

Monday, April 9, 2012

Mazi's Link O' the Day

I've forgotten why we have an Easter bunny. Why not an Easter pack rat or weasel? Anyway, I'm sure there's a reason. In other news, Happy Easter:

http://epicureandealmaker.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/resurrexit.html

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Mazi's Link O' the Day

Can you imagine having so many stacks of books to slop through that your quiff of hair (if you have one) droops down and sticks to your forehead from the sweat? That might be something like this man's experience:

http://alephblog.com/2012/04/07/on-book-reviewing/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheAlephBlog+%28The+Aleph+Blog%29

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Mazi's Link O' the Day

I guess there was no loveday for the founder of Jimmy Choo and her private equity cohorts. TED counters yet another attack on the much maligned industry:

http://epicureandealmaker.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/these-boots-are-made-for-walkin.html

Friday, April 6, 2012

Mazi's Link O' the Day

I'm no Republican, mind you, and I swear I'm not sucking up to Mitt Romney here, but he might have been right about the "drag" of a recovery. So, say I'm looking for nepotic favors from ole Mittens, but this graph doesn't lie:

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Mazi's Link O' the Day

There are people who lust over gold, and its value as an economic tool, like people from Illinois lust over Lincolniana. Beware these people. Felix Salmon tells us why:

http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/04/05/the-gold-price-tells-us-nothing-about-inflation/

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Mazi's Link O' the Day

If you would like to be a baller at the proverbial successful investors' dance, you need to do your research. Here's a book review, and maybe somewhere to start:

http://alephblog.com/2012/04/03/book-review-the-indomitable-investor/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheAlephBlog+%28The+Aleph+Blog%29

Monday, April 2, 2012

Mazi's Link O' the Day

Berlin has set up a new fund to save... Get this... it's night clubs! Well, can the grand city's reputation be salvaged, or will money only palliate the "Clubsterben?"

http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2012/04/clubsterben-the-culture-that-is-berlin.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+marginalrevolution%2Ffeed+%28Marginal+Revolution%29

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Mazi's Link O' the Day

Do not ever let your life become scleroitc, for it is unnatural for the human spirit to be so:

http://epicureandealmaker.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/what-immortal-hand-or-eye.html