I read a really intelligent post on a financial forum where this book was recommended. Whereas Jared Diamond’s Collapse deals with an ecological breakdown, this book deals with the patterns of all breakdowns.
A year ago it seemed everyone thought oil would keep going up in price. I heard predictions for $200 and even $300 a barrel. Would would have guessed one year ago that oil would be down to $55? That would … [continue reading]
About a week before 9/11, I made one of the most fortunate consumer choices of my life. Although I had already decided to buy a silver VW Golf hatchback, I didn’t know if I should get the gasoline or the … [continue reading]