Voodoo Economics: the credit crunch explained

Like many people I suspect, I’ve been wondering about the credit crunch. About what it is – other than a little lego block of language – about how real it is, how real all these stratospheric amounts of money being talked about. Wondering, I think, about what, in context of the CC, ‘money’ is. DigitsContinue reading “Voodoo Economics: the credit crunch explained”

A music post: What if Beyonce was your Gran? What if she could predict economic turmoil?

Yes, what if? Well, wonder no more – this very odd picture (which may or may not be photoshopped) was used by the Guardian to illustrate a story about how there’s apparently an inverse correlation between the stability of the stock markets and the regularity of beats in pop songs: “BeyoncĂ©’s worldwide hit, Single LadiesContinue reading “A music post: What if Beyonce was your Gran? What if she could predict economic turmoil?”