Comments on: Adventures in causality, WSJ edition http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/06/23/adventures-in-causality-wsj-edition/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Gao Zhi http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/06/23/adventures-in-causality-wsj-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-3101 Wed, 24 Jun 2009 00:51:58 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/06/23/adventures-in-causality-wsj-edition/#comment-3101 that is a lot financial journalism, including reuters’. when you don’t know why things happen or can’t find anything interesting to peg a market event to, just shove two different events together, joining them with an ‘as’ or ‘amid’.
reporting can be pretty boring sometimes.

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By: dWj http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/06/23/adventures-in-causality-wsj-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-3082 Tue, 23 Jun 2009 19:16:24 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/06/23/adventures-in-causality-wsj-edition/#comment-3082 One of the salutary effects of volatility is the occasional appearance of two headlines at the same time in which the same cause is said to have triggered both the rally and the drop. It’s been a couple months since I’ve seen that, though; the end of the world isn’t what it used to be.

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