Well, it's been long enough for the wags to start their summaries, such as this WSJ perspective (and more). Too, the rhetoric is settling down. We have a new budget that will set the stage for changing the future. The pundits will keep themselves, and some of us, busy.
It is interesting that Mr. Obama spent time, and worked, in Chicago but does not seem to have been taken in by the notions out of that town, such as casino capitalism (CBOE, in particular, if you wonder).
The issue of equity or not is still open to discussion. So what that there had been growth in the market, for some (and, I might add, exorbitantly so); too, there had been the growing of the gaming ways, as if that were necessary.
10/10/2013 -- Ben is leaving (did he get called out?); Janet is stepping up to the plate. Will Janet bring a new game?
01/07/2010 -- Ah, the ideologies of capitalism.
09/26/2009 -- Lots of opinion and uncertainty.
03/25/2009 -- Rhetoric can be fun, but we have to get into these issues with depth and technicalities.
03/01/2009 -- Poster boys, et al, motivate.