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Category Archives: Economics
Unfortunately, it appears that you can only grow sunshine in the same shithole countries that grow oil and hold the rest of us to ransom….
Once they’re stuck to the floor, it’s difficult to get them off” In a previous life, I did revenue management and pricing for airlines(rather successfully, by all accounts, given that Air New Zealand once offered me a senior role in … Continue reading
German law requires that owners keep the rental deposit for an apartment in an interest-bearing account on the tenant’s behalf. This is the effect of the GFC on interest rates in Germany……
Stumbled over this couple in an article in (AFAIKR) the Frankfurter Allgemeine about young vintners sometime last year. They have 3ha (which is bugger all) in Stutttgart, limit their yield to achieve better wines and brand them themselves “RUX” (from … Continue reading
Marianne Heller runs the eponymous ceramics gallery in Heidelberg. Not exactly my tasse de thé (as one says), but she presents good artists and has played a major role in promoting serious ceramics in Germany over the past 35 years. … Continue reading
This is the Forward Curve oil price for West Texas Intermediate. I’m not quite sure that I believe it…. Here’s the current source (NY Mercantile Exchange)