Archive for the ‘Economic/Finance Humor’ Category

Jeff’s economic humor for today

“At 915 this morning we’ll have the fed speak extravaganza!” – Jonathan Ferro Only an economist could find a way to use the word extravaganza in a sentence that refers to federal reserve officials.

Why Economists Fear the Commandments

According to Dr. Avichai Snir Empirical evidence suggests that economists do not know the 10 commandments yet they behave like socially inclined sissies when reminded about them. Economists fear the commandments. Dr. Snir shows that this puzzle can be explained if we assume that economists are both rational and fear God despite not believing in […]

Investor Lee Cooperman Jokes on air

Legendary investor Lee Cooperman jokes in an interview. He’s been successfully investing for over 50 years. He’s a generous and modest billionaire investor who also runs a hedge fund to help others invest profitably. Lee Cooperman jokes “(Shorting government bonds), has been a widow-maker for 25 years. So I’m not short U.S. government bonds because […]