Author Archives: Bloomberg

New video game targets angry Investors

It looks a lot like Angry Birds, that addictively silly iPhone game — only in this version, the target is bondholders. At a state-run amusement park in Argentina, the government is encouraging children to take aim at virtual vultures, a ...

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Noah Smith: What government can do

These are dark days for those of us who believe that public goods, such as infrastructure and scientific research, are essential functions of government. Decades of attacks by libertarians, not all of them well-informed, have made conservatives and much of ...

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Bethesda’s LaSalle Hotel takes a tumble

Bethesda-based LaSalle Hotel Properties plunged the most in three years after a measure of room revenue fell short of some analysts’ estimates. The company an owner of upscale hotels, reported 4.1 percent growth in revenue per available room, a measure ...

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