Why not? Big data is very lucrative. So what if it’s the government? Of course I do have some faith that the postal service will never get it quite right.
This graphic comes out every year and I still find it fascinating. (And depressing.)
I’d say the SEC is more accurately “captured.”
Incredible picture. I think this is from the Saint George News.
Interesting things happening in the markets. We’ve had a dozen or so of these flare ups over the last few years so we’ll see how this one goes. But it’s definitely one of those times where brokers aren’t going on vacation.
We’ve said it many times here, and many others have said it before us in other places. Free markets are not typically the friend of big corporations with lots of market share, money, and friends in government. These companies are already fat and happy. Free markets and free prices allow new challengers to enter the marketplace. This brings prices down and quality up. Not what the fat firms want.