Saturday, April 20, 2013

Another One Bites The Dust (yet another update)

Things, people, and/or ideas believed to have integrity now seemingly compromised...(the second updated and expanded version)


Reinhart & Rogoff
Gold
Jérôme Cahuzac
Japanese Yen
Jamie Dimon/JP Morgan
Bitcoin
Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena 
LULU
IKEA Meatballs


Wen Jiabao as "Humble Servant of The People
Lance Armstrong
Top Ten Lists
NYSE
Facebook
Austerity as an Economic Panacea
Harvard Students' Academic Honesty
BLS Statistics
Cyclical Recovery
Book Reviews
Strong Computer Passwords
Toyota
'Organic' Food
Money Velocity
Patents
Undecided Voters
Hospitals
The Food Pyramid
Purity of '.999 Fine Gold Bars
Penn State Football
"Top of the Pops" 
Fareed Zakaria
The "risk-free" rate
LIBOR as a Benchmark
Public Sector Pensions
HFT as a Beneficial Provider of liquidity
Diversifying properties of Hedge Fund's
Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity 
Celtic Rangers
Macroeconomic Forecasts
John Paulson
FRB Open Market Operations
Standardized Educational Testing
Swiss National Bank
A Relaxing Cruise
WTI as Oil Benchmark 
Olympus Corp.
TEPCO
Payment Protection Insurance
DSK
HM Revenue & Customs
Sony Playstation Network
Google
Privacy
Social Mobility
Actuarial Return Assumptions for Pension Funds
Marmite
Ryan Giggs
Acupuncture
USA Govt AAA
France   AAA
Voicemail
Boob Jobs
Snooker
David Einhorn
Nuclear Power
Deepwater Drilling
Tiger Woods
Professional Cricket
Sumo
Professional Cycling
High-Frequency Trading
Professional Baseball
FIFA
Professional Tennis
Municipal Bond Underwriting
The Catholic Church 
Track & Field Athletics
NCAA Sports
US Congress
UK Parliament
Analyst Research
Credit Ratings
Banks
Newtonian Physics
The Stock Market
The Food Pyramid
Incentive Stock Options
Reinsurance Brokerage 
Lou Dobbs
The Mortgage-Backed Securities Market
Hedge Funds
Social Security
Government Balance Sheets
Tooth Fairy


Errr ummm Professional Wrestling is starting to look good by comparison - at least it makes no pretensions to be anything other than it is. What's left?

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Marmite?

garymar said...

When did Einstein's Special Theory go bad? Haven't heard that.

Ian said...

British journalism? oh, never mind, well, the BBC should be a safe bet. No? Well at least the post-industrial knowledge economy remains something to cling to.

Anonymous said...

When I scanned the list I thought I saw Roger Ebert. Phew.

Leftback said...

F**king Twitter.

Anonymous said...

Since when are boob jobs "out"? Store-bought hooters are proof God loves us and wants us to be happy.

William Martin said...

BBC has always be unbiased, may be that's the major reason why all Britishers are fond of it. Nice information by the way.

William Martin
Financial Claims Made Simple

Woland said...

There's one thing that will never make your crossed
off list - the placebo effect. Greetz.

urszulat said...

Love the list

Jake Kennedy said...

LOL. Who said BBC? They are about as biased as any other network including Fox News, CNN, and Central Chinese TV.

- Jake from 4-insure