Nassim Taleb: Economists Don’t Predict Better Than Cab Drivers. Typically A Little Worse, Often!

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Here’s a great interview with Nassim Taleb and Bob Shiller hosted by Nick Paumgarten at The New Yorker Summit. The panel is discussing economics, economists, and their role in finance. Taleb is asked the following question: Paumgarten: Is Economics Even A Science? And here is his Taleb’s response: Taleb: No, no, ask a scientist if economics is a science and they’ll … Read More

Shiller vs Siegel: The Bull & The Bear On Current Market Valuations

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Two Finance Professors that we follow closely here at The Acquirer’s Multiple are Yale Professor of Economics, Robert Shiller and Wharton Professor of Finance, Jeremy Siegel. Both were interviewed recently by CNBC regarding their outlook on current market valuations. Shiller says, “Current market conditions make the market look dangerous”. While Siegel says, “This is a Goldilocks Situation for Stocks With Everything Moving … Read More