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My Letter to Michael Colglazier- President of the Disneyland Resort

Dear Mr. Colglazier,

You don’t know me, and I don’t know you, in fact I had to Google who you were this morning when I was trying to figure out how to address my letter.   626 more words

Personal Reflection

Montreal Crazy Fluctuating Gas Prices!

If this graph doesn’t speak to the need for more independent oversight of this industry in this province, I don’t know what does. Collusion, price-fixing, money-gauging… they’re all happening right here folks!

Delayed parkinglot post: food and food accessories

In theory I hate processed food. I hate all the bullshit you can’t pronounce or identify. Don’t put silicone dioxide (sand) in my tacos and spices. 215 more words

United Airlines' price gauging

United we stand ?
by Korifaeus

I used to be a big fan of Continental Airlines, which was, as far as i’m concerned, the best U.S. 1,297 more words

Leagan E. Kasper

Is Price Gouging Immoral? Should It Be Illegal?

Is Price Gouging Immoral? Should It Be Illegal?

The folks at LearnLiberty.org are creating some excellent and rather entertaining videos on liberty and free markets. This short video shows how price gauging during an emergency—an act commonly viewed as inspired from the devil himself—is merely a function of the market finding a way to deliver goods to the people who need them most. 45 more words

Uncategorized Ramblings

Did a Silent Quant Meltdown Cause a Massive Mortgage Market Mess?

Over the weekend I had a conversation with Alan Boyce, a seasoned bond trader and mortgage expert, who persuasively argued that computer programs inadvertently helped trigger the housing crisis and continue to substantively depress the market. 1,033 more words