Even with just a paltry 36.11% success rate, Goldman survived a highly unpredictable first round, as the equally uninspiring Brazilians they picked to win the whole thing managed to survive Cameroon and Croatia. Read more »
The entire world outside the borders of the United States of America is transfixed by the Quadrennial International Tournament of Soccer, or “World Cup,” which began yesterday when one country that some Americans have heard of defeated a team that fewer Americans have heard of.
Now, if you happen to be one of the handful of Americans that have heard of both of them, and are paying attention to the great hands-less sporting contest, and you read this blog, you probably already know one of the countries already mentioned, Brazil, is going to win, because Goldman Sachs says so. Or Spain, because ING has determined through highly speculative means that its players are the most valuable in the world. But things are not so simple, according to Macquarie, which provides a much-needed, Nate Silver-esque* quantitative answer to a question that will have a definitive answer exactly one month from today. Read more »
The Aussies have some very unhappy junior mistakers on their hands. Read more »
The Aussies have some angry junior mistmakers on their hands. Read more »
So Alan James didn’t and this happened: Read more »
Cuts are said to be coming next week. Read more »