Felix Salmon

Late links, September 1

By Felix Salmon
September 1, 2009

Ex-girlfriend ignoring you? There’s an app for that

Taibbi on TARP math: “like calculating fund returns by only counting the stocks that have gone up”

Stanford receiver Ralph Janvey has paid his PR firm $165k. Which doesn’t seem to have done his image any good.

I saw this and thought “someone’s ripping off Charles Kenny”. Thankfully, it was Charles Kenny.

The placebo effect is getting stronger. So let’s encapsulate it in pill form!

Citi sells undisclosed assets to an undisclosed buyer for an undisclosed price, resulting in an undisclosed P&L

Gary Wolf on Craigslist: Extremely good.

“Google has taken the world’s greatest research collections and returned them in the form of a suburban mall bookstore.”

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anyone using p-value indicator, which is a novel stock market indicator, claimed to be far better than anything that exist in this market. this is not only accurate trend predictor, but well effective for timing the market in volatile time…
you can say a volatility predictor.. just type p-value indicator, regression stat, ssrn. you need to download the paper.. the codes are iside. try this, its useful

Posted by Eric Dixon | Report as abusive

So is Taibbi saying were all Lenny Dykstras now?

Posted by zach | Report as abusive

“The placebo effect is getting stronger. So let’s encapsulate it in pill form!”

And sell it for $75 a pop.

Posted by AndrewBW | Report as abusive

the market go down like hell.. nobody save this world cheats $charts… only jacobian fantasies happen here..

jobs for ….ing? well p value or z value, you’re damn sure to loose money in these days… dude..

u say about p-value based indicator… ha.ha.is it worst than Elliot Wave? then i buy!

Posted by elmer | Report as abusive

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