I am, generally speaking, quite sanguine about the long-term prospects of the world. I believe with good reason that the trends are positive, and I entirely dismiss the chicken littles that claim that the sky is falling. But my optimism tends to disappear when I have to travel. For all intents and purposes, it appears to me that the world is going to hell in a hand basket whenever I am forced to be a customer of the US air transportation system, like I was in the last few weeks.
Dickie V's one of ESPN's most polarizing personalities, with people falling either on the side of adoration of his positivity or dismissal of his antics. But we can't quite say we've ever seen anything like what happened at the end ... Read Post
Stefan Szymanski from Cass Business School spoke to CNBC this morning about the long term impact of the World Cup on South Africa. He's not particularly positive. 0:45 There is a feel good factor, but there is a limited long term im... Read Post