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Which in Turn Crazy Quilt

Some interesting takeaway comments from this Bloomberg article:
-Available money is encouraging “barely profitable and highly risky’’ investments, French Finance Thierryr Thierry Breton said last month.
-Interest rates in the main economies have still not been raised enough,’’ Congdonm Congdon, visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and one of the “wise men’’ who advised the […]

Doctoring

Have been scanning the conference call archives, and Monster comments on US job market. Clearly the sickness industry perp is a key driver, as is financial paper shuffling. Takes intelligent personnel to doctor diabetics and financial Ponzi scams.
Mark Stoever: The unemployment rate in North America is clearly at relative lows to historical patterns and there are sectors within that, […]

Dinosaur Sightings?

Is the urban commercial sprawl game on it’s last legs? Are the purveyors of this strategy waking up to the future realities. Opponents of urban and town edge commercial megastore development put their arguments succinctly as:
The 10 sins of retail sprawl
* It destroys the economic and environmental value of land
* It encourages an inefficient land-use […]