Auctioning the Airwaves, Google Style

Michael Giberson Google filed a proposal on Monday with the Federal Communications Commission calling on the agency to let companies allocate radio spectrum using the same kind of real-time auction that the search engine company now uses to sell advertisements. The NYTimes article is a little short on the technical details of the proposal (I … More Auctioning the Airwaves, Google StyleMore Auctioning the Airwaves, Google Style

Insider Trading on Capitol Hill?

Michael Giberson I assure you it was just a coincidence. I had no insider tips or other advance knowledge of what was about to happen. Last Wednesday morning I posted a few remarks about “Senators as Stock Pickers” solely because I found the idea that Senators were able to outperform the market as amusing. I … More Insider Trading on Capitol Hill?More Insider Trading on Capitol Hill?