Streetwise Professor

March 24, 2014

A Cunning Peasant With a Battleaxe, Fighting Frankendodd

Filed under: Commodities,Derivatives,Economics,Energy,Politics,Regulation,Russia — The Professor @ 10:59 am

That would be me.  At least according to the Google translate version of this profile of me in Neue Zürcher ZeitungIt’s a nice piece, and a fair one (in contrast to some other articles I won’t mention).  Except I am really a mild mannered guy.  Really!

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  1. SWP has an axe? Very shrewd, farmer: http://dict.leo.org/ende/index_de.html#/search=Bauernschl%C3%A4ue&searchLoc=0&resultOrder=basic&multiwordShowSingle=on

    Comment by DrD — March 24, 2014 @ 11:48 am

  2. I wonder, Craig – have people already contacted you for tips on how to manipulate the commodities market? The capture below the picture says “Craig Pirrong knows how to manipulate commodities markets” :)
    Otherwise an indeed nice article – neither well-meant nor ill-devised – but rather very matter-of-fact… *like*
    Best, Tom

    Comment by Tom Riesack — March 24, 2014 @ 12:23 pm

  3. @DrD. Yes, I do! And some think that I am repeatedly grinding it :-P

    @Tom. I do know how to manipulate commodity markets, but I put my knowledge to work for the forces of good not evil ;-) The article is matter-of-fact. Too bad that expression doesn’t fit journalism generally.

    The ProfessorComment by The Professor — March 24, 2014 @ 12:35 pm

  4. Hilarious. Loved the drawing of you.

    Comment by Charles — March 24, 2014 @ 2:56 pm

  5. @Charles. LOL. If I only looked that good in real life :-P

    The ProfessorComment by The Professor — March 24, 2014 @ 3:22 pm

  6. You are my hero for your brain and your courage, both of which I find very sexy.

    Comment by Margaret — March 25, 2014 @ 5:22 pm

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