Posts filed under “Humor”

Worst Slide Story: A Recession Sing-A-Long!

From “West Side Story”  to the modern remix, “Worst Slide Story.”

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Walt Handelsman via Newsday

Category: Contrary Indicators, Economy, Humor, Psychology

New AIG Commercial

Category: Humor, Video


I found this IBD cartoon fascinating — because of the focus. The visual is great, but the labels are all wrong in so many ways. A tiny row boat labelled Congress pursues the giant ship called free markets — as if they cannot do anything. (Repeal of Glass Steagall, CFMA, etc.). And, the basic idea…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Humor, Psychology

Just a Few Data Points . . .

Tom Toles is brilliant: Hat tip Mike Panzner via Angry Bear

Category: Data Analysis, Humor

Evolution of Writing

via Prieur

Category: Humor

Drats! Good Ol’ Timothy Geithner

Very funny take of Treasury Secretary Geithner as Charlie Brown: > via The New Republic > Source: Good Ol’ Timothy Geithner Drawger, March 27, 2009

Category: Bailouts, Humor

Music & Lyrics By Stewie Griffin

Its bad enough that I really enjoy Family Guy, but this song is going through my head nonstop . . .



Then Brian comes in and I change up the tempo!
Brian comes in and he changes the song!
Looking at me like he thinks I’m a douchebag!
But he’s gonna learn pretty fast that he’s wrong!!

Category: Humor, Video

Quote of the Day: Immune to the Global Slump

“Well, I think Antarctica has been relatively immune, maybe Greenland, as well, although not Iceland, as we all found out.” -Carl Bass, CEO Autodesk > Mr Bass was responding to an analyst who asked whether there were any regions that had proven immune to the global slump. > Source: More Meltdown ALAN ABELSON Barron’s, April…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Economy, Humor

1934 Chicago Tribune Cartoon

Cartoon from 1934 Chicago Tribune: The circle of history continues: (Why do these themes all sound so familiar?) > > Thanks, Dunk!

Category: Bailouts, Financial Press, Humor

Fancy Charts & Graphs

Ha: > “I think this clearly shows that we spend far too much on fancy charts and graphs.” >

Category: Humor, Markets, Technical Analysis