Daily Archives: March 22, 2013

Fed critic James Grant on QE policy and contagion risks from Cyprus

Excellent discussion with Jim Grant, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, on why he thinks the Fed’s interest rate policy is partially to blame for the slow recovery. On the market’s apparently supreme faith in the magic of Central Bankers: “It’s astonishing … Continue reading

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Elon Musk on the vision behind Tesla, Spacex and Solar City

Entrepreneur Elon Musk is a man with many plans. The founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX recently sat down with TED curator Chris Anderson to share details about his visionary projects, which include a mass-marketed electric car, a solar … Continue reading

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Graham Hill: less stuff more happiness

Writer and designer Graham Hill makes the case for taking up less space, and lays out three rules for editing your life. A wealthy man, Hill lives in a sparsely furnished 420 square foot apartment in New York City. Hill … Continue reading

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Cyprus canary in the coal mine for next leg of financial crisis?

The truth about bad debts and unsustainable stalling tactics is rearing its head once more in Europe. Carrington Investment Services’ Chris Whalen and Tangent Capital’s James Rickards discuss the crisis in Cyprus and the costs of the Federal Reserve monetary … Continue reading

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