Most of the audience reading this note won’t be surprised to hear Rolling Stone magazine listed Bob Dylan’s 1965 hit “Like a Rolling Stone” at the top of their 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list. You might, however, not know that number 480 on the same list is “Sabotage” from the Beastie Boys’ 1994 album Ill Communication
Going viral is all the rage! J R and I were just talking about song parodies we’d come up with, dreaming millions of people would download the videos we’d create and pave a couple of paths to fame. While the imaginary stars were still glimmering in our eyes, COVID-19 was creating another world which was once thought to also be confined to imagination.
Prices are dynamic and governed by the irrefutable law of supply and demand. In this global economy with complex logistics, supply levels often move up or down due to exogenous shocks like weather or geopolitics. On the other side, consumer preferences change, impacting demand. One week an item is all the rage and prices are rising. The next, there’s a surfeit of t
Last week Atlas posted this note regarding the Edelman Trust Barometer illustrating Americans’ distrust of the media, corporations, non-government organizations (NGOs), and the government itself.