Dr. Doom & Black Swan: You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet

Posted on March 11th, 2009 by admin in Political Economy

I finally located the video of a fascinating interview with BOTH of the most famous predictors of our current economic calamity, Dr. Nouriel Roubini and Dr. Nassim Taleb.

Roubini, an NYU economics professor, is also chairman of RGEMonitor.com. Taleb, advisor to Universal Investments and author of The Black Swan, made huge payoffs from following his own recommended strategy of mostly holding cash and buying long term put options on the S&P500 to capture disastrous but unpredictable events.

Here’s the video link:

You’ll have to be a little patient, wading through some ads and blather by the CNBC hosts, but then the fun begins. I thoroughly enjoyed it!

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