Fat Fingers and the Price of Oil

Can the wild swings in the price of oil over the last few weeks have anything to do with supply and demand? NYMEX November crude oil. Source: ino.com. The Wall Street Journal carried this account last week: Oil prices dropped more than $3 in less than a minute late in the trading day on Monday, just as trading […]

A Psychological Profile of Ben Bernanke

From Stephen Harper to Ben Bernanke I took a fascinating graduate course at The Maxwell School of Syracuse University from Dr. Margaret “Peg” Hermann, a leading political psychologist. She taught us the theory and methodology of psychologically profiling political leaders, and over the course of the semester we each completed a profile of a leader […]