The bank industry is dictated to a large extent by black swans. Thus, if you're going to invest in it, keep this unsettling reality in mind.
Darren Aronofsky's 2010 psychological thriller, "Black Swan," portrayed an extreme version of the ballet world, depicting a notoriously competitive and high-pressure environment. Misty Copeland, soloist for the American Ballet Theatre, says her life is nothing like the film. Show More Summary
David Rosenberg, Chief Economist & Strategist at Gluskin Sheff, has identified a big risk looming out there in the global economy: The Chinese housing market. In the past, China's housing market was a key source of economic growth and jobs. Show More Summary
Even though Natalie Portman has 46 acting credits to her name and an Academy Award for her work in Black Swan, she wasn’t always sure her career in Hollywood was going to work. In a piece from New York Magazine to remember and celebrate late director Mike Nichols, Natalie opened up about the struggle she [...]
Post by Lauren Brown. Crazy to think that it's been four years since Natalie Portman starred in Black Swan, the acclaimed movie that won her a much deserved Oscar for "Best Actress" in 2011. But according to a new interview in New York magazine with Natalie, that Oscar almost wasn't possible because of one career choice. Show More Summary
Festival Nrmal is returning to Mexico from February 28 to March 1 in 2015, and the lineup features Swans, Phantogram, Future Islands, Black Angels, Machinedrum, Omar Souleyman, Majical Cloudz, TOPS, Twin Peaks, Peaking Lights, Kirin J Callinan, METZ, Boogarins,...
According to a Tracking Board, Krysty Wilson-Cairns is adapting The Good Nurse for Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan) to direct at Lionsgate! Here’s what it’s about: “After his December 2003 arrest, registered nurse Charlie Cullen was quickly dubbed “The Angel of Death” by the media. But Cullen was no mercy killer, nor was he a simple […]
Always-interesting Darren Aronofky (BLACK SWAN, NOAH) is evidently attached to THE GOOD NURSE, a stranger-than-fiction tale of one of America's most prolific serial killers: a nurse who killed over 300 of his own patients. And here you thought your healthcare was shitty. The project is based on Charles Graeber's book of the same name. Show More Summary
YOGANONYMIXers, this week’s YOGANONYMIX — Slipping Into Lightness, Black Swan Sounds’s December playlist — features Gaudi’s Babylonian flamenco, a bouncy remix of Thomas Blondet, a charming blast of SoCal sunshine courtesy of Avasa & Matty Love, a smoldering slow burn … The post YOGANONYMIX | Slipping Into Lightness (Playlist) appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.
From the Executive Producer of Black Swan and Machete comes the supernatural thriller The Culling, in which “a group of friends find themselves fighting off dark and vicious forces… When a group of college friends head out of town for a fun-filled long weekend, their plans change after finding a 7-year-old girl alone at an […]
“The fact of the matter is, back in 2008, terrorists were using search engines, like Google, to determine who shall live and who shall die. I know it’s a black swan event, but when you’re sharing on Facebook, it’s not just the media and marketing companies that you need to be concerned about. When you […]
With oil prices plunging to 5-year lows, perhaps it is time to consider the cheapness of betting on the other oil black swan... Via BofA's Jake Greenberg, In my base case, I remain structurally bearish oil. The world is making huge productivity...Show More Summary
Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, Add these factors up and we conclude there is no visible price limit on oil after supply falters. I've been discussing the concept of an Oil Head-Fake since 2008, most recently in The...Show More Summary
Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, It is these unforeseeable and uncontrollable consequences that are poised to wreak havoc on the global financial system. Here's the thing about risk: it bursts out of whatever is deemed...Show More Summary
Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, All the analysts chortling over the "equivalent of a tax break" for consumers are about to be buried by an avalanche of defaults and crushing losses as the chickens of financializing oil come home to roost. Show More Summary