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InsiderOnline Blog: October 2008

Finance for 21st-Century Dummies

And now for something completely different: If the world of finance is Greek to you, but you feel like you need to keep up with news about the continuing crisis in financial markets, then you might want to read Jim Manzi’s “So Simple a Caveman Could Do It,” posted over at The American Scene. It turns out, everything you need to know about finance can be explained in terms of a hunter-gatherer economy. After you read it, you’ll wonder why man didn’t develop complex financial markets before inventing the wheel.

Posted on 10/23/08 09:53 AM by Alex Adrianson

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