Letters to the Editor

Swiss National Bank Abandons Its Commitment to Support the Euro

Jan 15th, 2015 | Filed under: Editorial, Guest Posts, Letters to the Editor, Macroeconomics

John Brynjolfsson on Switzerland's slightly less than neutral stand on the Euro.

The Decline and [Possible] Reinvigoration of Labor Unions

Sep 1st, 2013 | Filed under: Alpha Strategies, Letters to the Editor, Today's Post

The U.S. marks Labor Day, and we at AllAboutAlpha consider the lessons that unions and others might learn about collective bargaining from a successful negotiating tactic employed by two actors in the infant television industry of 1951.

Not the Time for Political Calculus Regarding Bombing Syria

Aug 31st, 2013 | Filed under: Editorial, Letters to the Editor

Guest columnist John Brynjolfsson looks at the market repercussions of the Syria issue.

It isn’t All About Alpha

Jun 10th, 2012 | Filed under: Alpha Strategies, Letters to the Editor, Today's Post

Rene Levesque, Mountjoy Capital, discussing alpha and the traders who generate it.

CPI Isn’t Made Up

Jan 30th, 2012 | Filed under: Letters to the Editor

By John Brynjolfsson A CPI critic recently suggested that Ben Bernanke thought CPI homeowner equivalent rent is a “made up” figure. Nothing could be further from the truth. Over the years I’ve been impressed with the rigor of CPI, unimpressed with its critics, and unable to find a better measure of the cost of living. […]