The Correct Response

Dick Langlois has a great response to a letter signed by a lot of airline CEOs and sent out via e-mail.  Futures markets are relatively obscure, particularly compared to stock markets (which are esoteric enough for most people).  The idea of betting on the right to sell or buy things that you'll never actually want…

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A Manly Sport

Chess boxing.  I regret only that I had not heard of this before and could not watch it while I was in Germany.  One of my flatmates and classmates in Freiburg (until he wised up and got out of our program) probably would do pretty well at it.  He now wants to do it in…