economy

This Is My New Bank

Before, it was Washington Mutual.

Another Economic Metaphor

From a NYP article about the Boston Globe: Another widely discussed option — selling the 137-year-old Boston paper — seemed less likely as potential buyers waved off any thoughts of owning the admired money-pit. “It’s like trying to catch a falling knife,” said Jack Connors, the former head of Boston ad agency Hill Holliday, who […]

Can’t Swing a Dead Cat ‘Round Here Without Hitting an Artist

I’ve noticed an increasing amount of “homeland jargon” quotes nestled into articles dealing with dire economic forecasts as of late.Here are two examples, the first about Oregon’s statewide school budget crisis:The worst part, she said, is the ongoing financial uncertainty. The town agonizes through one round of funding cuts, only to hear that it was […]