Posted by Jonathan J. Miller -Monday, February 28, 2011, 10:12 AM
Insisting he is not a “Perma-Bear”, perhaps out of necessity, Dr. (Doom) Nouriel Roubini may be trying to remake his image in this interesting Crains NY piece.
Now Mr. Roubini is trying to pull off his toughest feat yet. He is betting his business—Manhattan-based Roubini Global Economics—on the assumption that his clients will continue to pay him up to $100,000 a year for the intellectual rigor of his prognostications, not for his relentless negativity.
Note: My world is about to spin off its axis (and no, not because I bought a supercharged snow blower this weekend in 51 degree weather).