Rediscovering America: A Quiz On Thanksgiving

Today, Americans will celebrate their oldest tradition: the observance of Thanksgiving, which dates back to 1621. The quiz below provides an opportunity to test your knowledge of the history and customs of the nearly 400-year-old holiday...

The Source Of The Next Crisis

"I finally get it. Shorting VIX, at these low levels, in the size they are doing, is not only dumb, but crazily dangerous, not only to the parties trading it, but also to the stability of the entire financial system."

The Mother Of All Irrational Exuberance

"... relative to today's casino madness and the Goldman fairy tale hockey stick, Alan Greenspan circa April 2000 looks like a model of sobriety by comparison. So if that was Irrational Exuberance back in April 2000, what we have now is surely the mother thereof..."

The Two Churchills And The World's "Collective Munchausen Syndrome"

"Stop trying to be Winston Churchill... instead of identifying strategies for debate and discussion which elevate us while they demean and debase our opponents, instead of making every matter existential, instead of choosing grand rhetoric, instead be the most independent, extraordinary, true version of who you are."