There are lots of stories that have been worth reading in the past week or so, but that I haven't blogged about. I tweeted some of these:
In 2009 alone, 936 people signed up for coverage with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts for three months or less and … [paid a monthly premium of] $400, but [had] average claims [that] exceeded $2,200 per month. …
RemDawg's new bar near Fenways sells $500 seasons passes: for $500 you get a table locked up for all 81 home games, and 1 free beer and $25 of food for each game. +EV!
Mark Buerhle made a sick sick sick defensive play today
California Case Will Test NFL Teams' Liability For Former Players Dementia: this one confuses me a bit. I understand that these players have injuries as a result of playing football, and that these injuries are severe and debilitating. I feel for them, but isn't that a known risk of playing football?
Calculated Risk: California Extends Homebuyer Tax Credit... cause they have no budget problems at all and can afford to... (/sarcasm!)
The Pragmatic Capitalist: Jim Grant Downgrades US Credit Rating ??? The key is the surprised question marks at the end of the headline
Michael Burry NYT Op-ed: "I saw the crisis coming - why didn't the Fed?"
The Onion: "Rich Guy Feeling Left Out of Recession"