Aaron Brown is the author of many books, including The Poker Face of Wall Street. He's a long-time risk manager in the hedge fund space.
Oct 5, 2021
How to Tax the Rich: The Footnote On AOC's Ball Gown
“To tax the rich, you don't need guns, or money, or even numbers. You just need the will to do what the other guy wouldn't.” Keyser Soze, The Usual...
Sep 16, 2021
The Gratuitous Global Warming Alarmism In 'Reminiscence'
The sci-fi noir movie Reminiscence will likely be remembered mainly for having the worst opening all time for a major studio release, but what I found most interesting is...
Sep 8, 2021
Global Warming Solutions Must Be Long-Term, Humble and Careful
This Labor Day weekend saw a batch of headlines like, “More than 230 journals warn 1.5°C of global warming could be 'catastrophic' for health,”...
Jul 2, 2021
The Eviction Moratorium Will Most Harm the Poor It's Intended to Help
A standard Economics 101 anecdote concerns the Law of the Maximum adopted in revolutionary France in 1793. The problem was a shortage of bread in Paris. The law set a maximum price...
May 18, 2021
There's a Boring Story About Pennsylvania Pensions That the New York Times Missed
Mary Williams Walsh of the New York Times mashed together three unrelated stories—and some misleading financial numbers—to produce a hit piece on the...
Apr 28, 2021
It's Time for Investors to Remember Alpha
The last five years have been mostly disappointing for quant investment managers, mediocre and inconsistent profits while stocks soar. But starting around six months ago, many quant...
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