Wednesday, February 8, 2017


"The advantage of living is not measured by length, but by use; some men have lived long, and lived little; attend to it while you are in it. It lies in your will, not in the number of years, for you to have lived enough." -Michel de Montaigne (The Complete Essays)

It’s Buffett vs. Icahn as Lobbying Heats Up Over U.S. Ethanol [H/T Linc] (LINK)

Outwitting the FBI and the SEC (LINK)
Steve Cohen’s fund was once the most successful on Wall Street. Then it pleaded guilty to insider trading. But Cohen was never charged. David McClintick reviews “Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street” by Sheelah Kolhatkar.
IMF Revives Greek Euro-Exit Warning Amid Deadlocked Bailout Talks [H/T @rationalwalk] (LINK)

Sushi Nakazawa: "How 'Jiro Dreams of Sushi' Changed Two Men's Lives" | Talks at Google (video) (LINK)

Remembering Hans Rosling (LINK)

Book of the day: Big Data Baseball