Vacation Delectation: Summer 2015

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Save us from the security experts. What, exactly, do they do?

Like a celebrity in flight from the paparazzi, the Swiss Confederation demands protection from its pesky admirers.

Expectant but not bullish on everyman's safe haven.

Finance is nothing if not symmetrical. There are assets, and there are liabilities. There is demand, and there is supply. For every policy yin, there is a policy yang. The unscripted consequences of post-2007 monetary intervention is the subject at hand.

Incapable of predicting financial crises, our central bankers are doing their utmost to prevent them. Should you rest easier on that account? You should not.

Time to cast your financial ballot – an investment in monetary and financial disorder.

Which mistakes—financial ones, that is—will our children’s children identify as our most gratuitous? Wisdom from Edinburgh’s Library of Mistakes.