Lawyers at top law firms start at 140k/year: I think this is one of the consequences of highly regulated societies: lawyers get paid far more than the people building the future.

This seems insane: Tokyo had more housing starts in 2014 than California or England. Unsurprisingly, house prices have not inflated in the last 20 years.

Fascinating video. GoAmFaMicosft have collectively ~ 500 billion in cash sitting at 0% interest. They have no idea how to use it:

Berlin authorities hired 64 people to hunt for people renting out apartments on a short-term basis:

Imagine if they put those people to work on finding ways to increase supply of affordable housing!

I wake up to read that a surprise outcome of the elections may be a run-off between Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Marine Le Pen. Talk about being stuck between a rock and a hard place!


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