These Are the Goods Posted May 7, 2023 by Michael Batnick Articles Those who own the machines gain more power than those who operate them and consume their products (By Dror Poleg) Hope is essentially a function of information, knowledge, and expectations, based off uncertainty – the chance of something not happening or happening. (By Kyla Scanlon) Generation Xers are a cynical bunch (By Jared Dillian) The reflexivity between a bank’s stock price and its business performance is a unique feature of the sector that can give rise to a doom loop. (By Marc Rubinstein) I burn energy (fat and carbs) like a furnace (By Phil Pearlman) Even as AI gets smarter, it will fuel us to get smarter and more creative, too. (By Packy McCormick) Life satisfaction continually rises with income (By Nick Maggiulli) Finance is like fashion. Wait long enough and the same arguments come back in style. (By Ben Carlson) Podcasts Direct to consumer streaming is a very very hard business (With Matthew Belloni and Rich Greenfield) The reconfiguration of money (With Joe Weisenthal, Tracy Alloway, and Paul McNamara) Now go talk about it. facebook twitter linkedin Now Read ThisThese Are the GoodsTwitter TechniciansHow is the Market Doing?