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Taleb Pegs Greenspan, Stiglitz as ‘Fragilistas’ – Bloomberg

He names names: Alan Greenspan, Paul Krugman, Joseph Stiglitz, Thomas Friedman, Robert Rubin and Alan Blinder, among others, receive very harsh treatment, some for blindness, others for ethical lapses. They all fit his definition of the “fragilista”: “Someone who causes fragility because he thinks he understands what’s going on.” “I do not have a political […]

Nassim Taleb Identifies ‘The Teflon Don Of Wall Street’ – Business Insider

Here is what Taleb had to say: “Nobody on this planet represents more vividly the scam of the banking industry,” says Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan. “He made $120 million from Citibank, which was technically insolvent. And now we, the taxpayers, are paying for it.”Cohan continues: Nassim Nicholas Taleb doesn’t know Rubin […]

Nassim Taleb and the Problem with Bailouts

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