So You Want To Rent A Movie?

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Folly And Innovation

Category: Film, Media, Weekend

Monday Reads

Soem longer form reads on my Instapaper: • Normal Recovery? No Way (Comstock) • Why Egypt’s popular rebellion is the greatest historical event in a decade (Canonical.org) • Want an MBA? Don’t bother (Economist) • Demand Media’s Planet of the Algorithms (BusinessWeek) • The shocking truth about the electric Volt (Washington Post) • Sabermetrician In…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Brent crude highest since Sept ’08

The move higher today in Brent crude above $100 has it at the highest level since Sept ’08.

Category: Energy, MacroNotes

Human Planet, BBC One

Human Planet is an awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping, heart-stopping landmark series that marvels at mankind’s incredible relationship with nature in the world today. Uniquely in the animal kingdom, humans have managed to adapt and thrive in every environment on Earth. Each episode takes you to the extremes of our planet: the arctic, mountains, oceans, jungles, grasslands, deserts,…Read More

Category: Television, Weekend

Video: Technical Market Overview

Be sure to see out Fusion IQ Technical Overview in the video section, here: Fusion IQ Technical Overview

Category: Markets

Fusion IQ Technical Overview

Category: Technical Analysis, Video

Inflation Rates vs Your Birth Year

This is fun: Enter the year if your Birth, and see what various items cost vs today: > click for interactive graphic Here’s mine:

Category: Digital Media, Inflation

Why is Al Jazeera Blacked Out in US ?

WTF? Huff Po: Canadian television viewers looking for the most thorough and in-depth coverage of the uprising in Egypt have the option of tuning into Al Jazeera English, whose on-the-ground coverage of the turmoil is unmatched by any other outlet. American viewers, meanwhile, have little choice but to wait until one of the U.S. cable-company-approved…Read More

Category: Financial Press

EGPT trading again

FYI, and a key thing to watch now of course, the Egypt etf has reopened, EGPT, and is up almost 5% after last week’s 13.7% drop and 7.9% in the week prior. http://blogs.wsj.com/drivers-seat/2011/01/23/do-four-seat-sports-cars-ever-look-good-slideshow/

Category: MacroNotes

Dimon Interview on Regulation, U.S. Fiscal Discipline

Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase & Co. is pretty slick . . .


Jan. 28 (Bloomberg)

Category: Regulation, Video