Economics

Germany On Top — Again

Jim O’Neill, formerly of Goldman, has an interesting post on Bloomberg where he compares the fortune’s of Germany’s football clubs and Germany itself. O’Neill quotes 80’s English footballer Gary Lineker, amusing take on the situation: An English soccer star of the 1980s, Gary Lineker, once defined the sport in a way that still makes sense […]

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Economics

European Beef Scandal: Yet Another “Neon Swan”

Reading all of the stories the last few weeks about the UK meat contamination scandal reminded me of a post i wrote back in December of 2011. In it, I stated: Today’s operational networks are full of these neon swans; and it’s interesting to note how many companies acknowledge their possible existence, at the same time […]

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