What “Trading Places” Tells Us About Markets

Still very funny after 40 years, “Trading Places” reminds us of the Eddie Murphy Rule and why markets depend on information.

Ghostbuster Economics

Yesterday, I watched Ghostbusters for the first time. Having read in Quartz that the 1984 film was a good example of Reaganomics, I was curious. Also, with Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis (who died this past week) and Sigourney…