2:00PM Water Cooler 9/21/2018

Today's Water Cooler: NAFTA, Donna Shalala, suburban Republican women, blue wave (or not), early voting, fracking at scale, Coke and cannabis, Tesla, subways, carbon taxes, cat memes

2:00PM Water Cooler 9/20/2018

Today's Water Cooler: China trade, NAFTA, Kavaugh, DSA races, election 2016, leading indicators, container terminals, warehousing, home-made food, Apple, Google, YouTube sweatshops, John Lydon, expatriation, 19th century potions

Anticipatory Unease: A Visit to the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. During Naked Capitalism’s comment holiday, Yves and I also visited the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (CMBG), “Maine’s Premier Botanical Garden,” which it is! From their site: In just ten short years, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens has become one of the largest public gardens in the country, ranking among the top […]

2:00PM Water Cooler 9/14/2018

Today's Water Cooler: China trade, Sanders 2020, NY primaries, Manafort co-operates, industrial production, retail sales, Boston-area gas explosions, "set theory of the left," Platonism

2:00PM Water Cooler 9/13/2018

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Trade “As Trump embraces more tariffs, U.S. business readies public fight” [Reuters]. “After months of waging a behind-the-scenes war against President Donald Trump’s trade tariffs that have escalated far beyond what business groups once imagined, more than 85 U.S. industry groups launched a coalition on Wednesday to take the fight […]

2:00PM Water Cooler 9/12/2018

Today's Water Cooler: WTO, Cory Booker, Trump and the midterms, the austerity box, inflation, detention and demurrage, scooter users in the ER, McDonald's workers, Minsky's financial instability hypothesis, the new iPhones

2:00PM Water Cooler 9/11/2018

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Trade “One of the electronics world’s bedrock supply chains is getting caught up in U.S.-China trade tensions. Apple Inc. warns proposed U.S. tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods would affect some of its signature products…, highlighting questions over the global manufacturing strategies that are central to consumer electronics” [Wall […]

2:00PM Water Cooler 9/10/2018

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Readers, Naked Capitalism’s holiday week is over. I hope your Labor Day weekend, and the week following, was as pleasant as mine! So many threads over the past week, I’m not sure I picked them all up…. –lambert Trade “One of the electronics world’s bedrock supply chains is getting caught […]