Money, Honey

The New York Times ran a Steven Rattner op-ed piece this morning titled The Rich Get Even Richer.  The article calls for our nation to address the ever widening income gap between the top richest one percent of Americans and the rest of us, citing new statistics derived by two French economists studying American’s 2010 … More Money, Honey

Statistical Stories

I’m not a statistician, but I find a certain fulfillment in statistical data.  I freely admit to enjoying the occasional slice of Excel pie to satisfy the cravings of my 21st Century hunger for precise scientific measurement of life’s mysteries.  Yet, there is also an appeal to the storyteller in me – because statistics are … More Statistical Stories

A is for Apple

Europe is too big to fail?  What in the name of God and Goddess is the Federal Reserve thinking?  It’s been three centuries since Sir Isaac Newton followed in Eve’s footsteps and got empirically revelatory with an apple, leaving us with the Law of Universal Gravitation.  Ben Bernanke must not have been paying attention when … More A is for Apple