Extra Credit, Tuesday Edition

By Reuters Staff
March 17, 2009

Should Yuppies Take Food Stamps?

Andrew Ross Sorkin: We Have To Pay The AIG Bonuses: Carney disagrees.

Betting your views, follow-up: The main reason not to bet your views, I think, is that in doing so you artificially exaggerate the overconfidence bias that all of us are already prone to.

Reprinted from Portfolio.com

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