Archive for August, 2013

  • Are We Not All Jasmines Now?

    August 20th, 2013 by John Fullerton

    What is it about a Woody Allen film that leaves us always with a discomforting feeling of identification with its most abysmal character? This is certainly true with his latest film “Blue Jasmine,” which initially disappointed me, Kate Blanchett’s hauntingly brilliant performance notwithstanding. But given a little more time and reflection, its deeply disquieting meaning >> Read more

  • Commodities are Different (In a “Full World”): Part 3

    August 5th, 2013 by John Fullerton

    (This post is the third in an occasional series on why stronger oversight of commodity markets must be a public policy priority.)

    JPMorgan has announced that it plans to exit the physical commodities businesses, while remaining committed to its historic roots in commodity >> Read more