A Rational Approach

by Roger Angell I am late weighing in on this election—late in more ways than one. Monday brought my ninety-sixth birthday, and, come November, I will be casting my nineteenth…

Improper Practices Part II

Yesterday’s note on practices in the art market brought forth a slew of comments and suggestions for publication. We have vetted and two of them and will convey them on…

A Misguided Banker

  I read with interest a Bloomberg article entitled “Italy Could Spark European Bank Crisis.” The article quotes Societe General Chairman Lorenzo Bini Smaghi as saying that “governments must accept…