Monthly Archives: November 2010

Warren Buffett: Pretty Good for Government Work – NYTimes.com

DEAR Uncle Sam, My mother told me to send thank-you notes promptly. I’ve been remiss. Let me remind you why I’m writing. Just over two years ago, in September 2008, our country faced an economic meltdown. Fannie Mae and Freddie … Continue reading

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Articles for 11/9/2010 Assignment

Download 2009-6-22 The Science of Economic Bubbles and Busts_ Scientific American Download 2010-9 Lazard Your Adaptive Unconscious aka The Hidden Brain

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Vanderbilt Connection: Nasdaq, VIX Creator Plan ‘Alpha Indexes’ – WSJ.com

The stock exchange tapped a duo that includes Robert Whaley, who developed the CBOE Market Volatility Index, to design the new "Alpha Indexes." With regulators' approval, Nasdaq will offer derivatives to bet on or guard against moves in the new … Continue reading

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