- IS BofA Dividend safe? Meredith Whitney thinks so. This article argues otherwise.
- Think capital : the Rise of the Rest
- Ranbaxy acquisition vindicates Indian patent regime
- What Mr. Crude sees ahead
- The dollar-oil relationship
- Vallejo CA bankruptcy
The real nail in Vallejo's coffin was the city's labor costs. Under the current labor agreement, the average police officer walking the beat in Vallejo will be paid $122,000 this year before overtime, according to city documents. An average sergeant will make $151,000; a captain, $231,000. The average firefighter, meanwhile, will bring in $130,000 before overtime.
That's some nice numbers!
- Sheep flatulence inoculation to curb greenhouse emissions!
The 45 million sheep and 10 million cattle in New Zealand burped and farted about 90 percent of that country's methane emissions, according to government figures.
In the past New Zealand's farmers have showed their disgust at government plans to impose an animal "flatulence tax" by sending parcels of manure to members of parliament
- Interesting Nassim Taleb article