Categories: Business & Economics, Bankruptcies

Fiat Stability

May 11th, 2012
I recently had the enjoyable experience of receiving a 1944 quarter in my change. It has been a long-standing habit of mine to always check my coinage for silver coins, but as the years pass finding any has become increasingly rare. Still, it does happe… more »

The Secret to (a dictator's) Success

February 2nd, 2011
And this is why I read Daniel Davies: And so that brings me to a useful piece of advice for any readers who are aspiring dictators, one that the Communists knew, Suharto knew, but that some modern day tyrants seem to have forgotten. There is alway… more »


April 1st, 2010
Chinese automaker Geely has purchased the Volvo brand from Ford. Because if there are two things that Chinese products are known for, they're quality and safety. more »

Made in 1875

January 11th, 2010
"So I ordered this shipment of lead from China, and when it arrived I found that it was contaminated with toys and pet food!" Once again, particularly if you have children, avoid buying things made in China. This time it's not lead - it's cadmium! Ev… more »

Sick Leave

December 3rd, 2009
At such point as I am a CEO, one of the company policies will be: If you in the office, and you are sick, you will be docked a day's pay. If you come to work sick you get other people sick, and that costs the company much more than if you had simp… more »