Thursday, February 4, 2010

Financial Bets

This is funny: the directors of the Indianapolis Museum of Art waged an online bet with the New Orleans Museum of Art which depends on who wins the Super Bowl this Sunday (the Indiana Colts play the New Orleans Saints). The losing city will lend a good paiting to the winning one for three months (Indianapolis waged a Turner, while New Orleans waged a Claude Lorrain).

Here is a quick suggestion for how to solve the problem with the Chinese yuan overvaluation: if the US has more medals than China during the next Summer Olympic Games, the Chinese agree to revalue their currency by say 20%. If they lose, the US government refrains from calling for a revaluation for at least 20 years...

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