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Black Friday’s Guesswork Gloom

How did we get these numbers, which almost by definition are wrong? It is a combination of a retail trade group that cares little for accurate economic data, a terrible survey methodology and a naive and lazy news media, which … Continue reading

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Is Nate Silver a Witch?

As of press time, Nate Silver is probably a witch. via Is Nate Silver a Witch?. The RSS feed for Nate Silver’s blog is part of the footer on this page.   I started following his analysis during the Obama/Hillary primary … Continue reading

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