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Taleb Calls Out Alan Blinder for Questionable Ethics

Nassim Nicholas Taleb has an intriguing piece at Huffington Post, “The Regulator Franchise, or the Alan Blinder Problem,” with a juicy anecdote at its core. It highlights a critical issue: how we’ve come to accept what other eras would view as corruption as business as usual. Note that Taleb does a particularly artful job of [...]
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Nassim Taleb Tells Us Why He Goes Nuclear On His Critics On Twitter

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (9 months ago)

If you weren't watching the finance twitter this weekend, you missed a good show. Author, financial philosopher and economist hater Nassim Taleb went ballistic on some critics who called out one of his old comments. Nassim Taleb's w... Read Post

Why Nassim Taleb Couldn't Clean Up After 9/11

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (5 years ago)

Janet Tavakoli, fresh off of debunking an erroneous Nassim Taleb stat in a GQ article, is back with another critical piece, this time asking a very interesting question: Why didn't Taleb make any money with his old fund, Empirica Ku... Read Post

Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The Regulator Franchise, or the Alan Blinder Problem

Business & Finance : Huffington Post: Business Blog (4 years ago)

Alan Blinder is certainly not the worst violation of my sense of ethics, but I have to transcend my human proclivities and swallow my sense of grandeur: someone used public office to, at some point, profit from the public. Read Post


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