Finance

UN Report: Humanity Must Change The Way it Assesses and Responds to Risk, Else We Face a ‘Spiral of Self Destruction’

By Jerri-Lynn Scofield, who has worked as a securities lawyer and a derivatives trader. She is currently writing a book about textile artisans. It seems each week – if not…

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Interpreting Growth Rate Changes and Deterministic vs. Stochastic Trends – An Application to Inflation Differentials

Two ways of calculating how prices have moved pre-pandemic and during pandemic, incorporating the ideas of stochastic vs. deterministic trends (e.g., this post, Stock and Watson, JEP, 1988). In short,…

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‘This Needs to Be Fixed’: Nuclear Expert Calls Radioactivity Levels Found Outside Ohio Oilfield Waste Facility ‘Excessive’

Lambert here: Impressive reporting from DeSmog on conditions at a Harkonnen enclave in Ohio. By Justin Nobel, who writes on issues of science and the environment for Rolling Stone and…

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Biden Administration’s Shambolic Position on Covid’s Airborne Transmission Renders Their “Personal Risk Assessment” Absurd

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. As readers know, “Covid is airborne” (“Ten scientific reasons in support of airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2“). Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem possible to get the White…

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Housing Inventory April 25th Update: Inventory up 1.7% Week-over-week; Up 14.2% from Seasonal Bottom

by Calculated Risk on 4/25/2022 09:02:00 AM Tracking existing home inventory is very important in 2022.Inventory usually declines in the winter, and then increases in the spring. Inventory bottomed seasonally…

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