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Kasparov, Friedman, Pinker Boy, Idiot Journo, Gym Voting, Summers, Lindy Effect, Stiglitz, Parag Khanna, Michiko Kakutani, Obama | Twitter

@nntaleb Not just this idiot but MSM journos keeps calling “tyrant” a person who never ran a country. Minimum IQ required!https://twitter.com/ARoss2929/status/820430811241521153   Permalink 4:51 PM – 14 Jan 2017 @nntaleb And Sorry, poor unassisted and courageous Yemen, I keep forgetting.https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/820422471887241216   Permalink 4:45 PM – 14 Jan 2017 @nntaleb 6) Obama allowed bankers to have […]

First public debate with a trained debater.

First public debate with a trained debater. http://blogs.marketwatch.com/thetell/2014/05/15/too-big-to-fail-battle-between-larry-summers-nassim-taleb/ http://www.cnbc.com/id/101678460 Nassim Taleb, Larry Summers fight it out over too-big-to-fail. #SALT2014″Black Swan” author Nassim Taleb and former Treasury secretary and White House adviser Larry Summers wage an epic battle over too-big-to-fail… via Facebook.

Taleb, Summers do battle over financial crisis | CNBC

The debate roared back and forth, with Summers pressing Taleb to go beyond enunciating what he thought was wrong and instead come up with a better solution than the one used to bring the financial system off the brink after Lehman Brothers failed. “I’m for more capital, I’m for more liquidity, I’m for more pressure […]

Deep Read: Nassim Taleb (The Black Swan Guy) : Planet Money : NPR

by Jacob Goldstein

Here’s the latest Planet Money Deep Read — o…

Tumor is still in the system – Nassim Nicholas Taleb part 1 & 2

I was a trader for 21 years, and anyone taking markets seriously needs to consider the following… You remember the day when Kervial was liquidated? The SocGen rogue trader… ‘the hero’ in France. They sold $50 billion dollars worth of stock. How much did capitalization drop world-wide, based on that? Markets went down 12 percent! With a $50 billion order, you drop markets by 12%. We lost 7, 8 Trillion. A huge amount. So it tells you, don’t pay attention to stock markets. They’re driven by the marginal buyer. It means nothing. Short term markets mean nothing.