Hugo Lindgren

  1. the downturnaround
    The Dowturnaround’s Plan to Save Herald Square (and the World)Presents for everyone!
  2. the sports section
    New N.Y. Minor-League Soccer Team Missing a Huge OpportunityWe have one gripe about the new team — what’s with the lame name?
  3. the downturnaround
    The Downturnaround Keeps Its Head When Everyone Around It Is Losing TheirsYes, the car companies are disintegrating, people are sinking their own boats, and major architectural landmarks are going for half price. But Hugo Lindgren spots a few glimmers of hope.
  4. the downturnaround
    The Downturnaround Is Long NebraskaHugo Lindgren ponders heartland values, in his semi-regular digest of non-depressing economic news.
  5. the rich hunt
    Okay, Citigroup, You’ve Pissed Us OffJets and Zen gardens we could handle, but insane retention bonuses and a stupid fire sale have put us over the edge.
  6. the downturnaround
    The Downturnaround Believes in One WorldLet’s get together and feel all right about the economy.
  7. pessimism porn
    Australia No Longer An OptionWas moving Down Under your backup plan? Think again.
  8. the downturnaround
    In Which the Downturnaround Is Tested and Keeps Its FaithTimes are dark, but today, a Saint brought us into the economic light.
  9. last night’s gig
    Live, Peter Bjorn and John Do It Pre-Recession StyleLike when it was normal to be served a free, exotic cocktail from a bar carved out of ice.
  10. the downturnaround
    The Day the Street Split OpenWe thought it was over. The Infrastructure was crumbling! And then …
  11. vu.
    Slideshow: The Endangered Species of New YorkA new book chronicles the fading storefronts of our fair city.
  12. made-off
    Lindgren: Bye Bye BernieIn the end, Madoff was a lame con man — and a lame story.
  13. white fights
    Stewart vs. Cramer vs. Some Guy From Louisiana vs. Stewart vs. Cramer AgainSooner or later, someone in this fight is going to get his cheeks duct-taped together.
  14. chat room
    The Soundtrack of Our Lives Front Man Ebbot Lundberg on Why Sweden Needs an Obama“I remember playing a club called Siberia wearing a kaftan over my yuppie suit for the first time — at least for a while before going nude.”
  15. the downturnaround
    Why Going Rambo Won’t Save Us From the Financial CrisisMore arguments against pessimism porn.
  16. the downturnaround
    Barbie: A Beacon of Hope in a Turbulent WorldYour semi-regular digest of not-so-terrible economic news.
  17. the downturnaround
    The Downturnaround Kills Its IdolsEven the best financial minds of our time have made mistakes.
  18. the downturnaround
    The Stephon Marbury Model of Economic RecoveryEven the Knicks’ most toxic asset looks good next to the banks!
  19. pessimism porn
    Talking Shop With a ‘Vulture’ Investor“I told my wife I’m putting gold bars and shotguns under our bed.”
  20. the downturnaround
    Niall Ferguson: ‘People Just Have to Get Over the Fact That Their Wealth Wasn’t Worth What They Thought It Was’In which a famed demon of doom gets over himself.
  21. mulletbrow
    Def Leppard, Poison, and Cheap Trick to Triple-Team Long IslandWhen was the last time you really saw Strong Island bust out its freak flag?
  22. the downturnaround
    Black Swan Author Nassim Taleb Has Run Out of Highly Improbable Things to SayThe author of ‘The Black Swan’ opines on Wall Street bonuses.
  23. the downturnaround
    Dr. Doom Sees an End to the MiseryWe think this is a good sign?
  24. the downturnaround
    The Consumer Spirit Continues to EndureAin’t no recession going to keep us from our sausage, or our Louis Vuitton.
  25. the downturnaround
    Paul Krugman and David Brooks Disagree on the DownturnaroundThe ‘Times’ columnists duel, using metaphors as weapons.
  26. the great revelation
    Swiss May Finally Be Dragged Into World’s MessThe Greatest Depression has forced the Swiss to unlock their greatest secrets.
  27. summary judgment
    Alan Greenspan’s Change of HeartWhy the former Federal Reserve chairman’s late-career turnaround is like others before him, and why it’s different.
  28. the downturnaround
    The Tide Is High, But the Downturnaround Is Holding OnSure, the markets are tanking, but the Noels are still lunching, and a bank in New York is actually HIRING. And other things to feel hopeful about, in our semi-regular digest of good economic news.
  29. Food Prices
    Will Rising Coffee Prices Force You to Kick Your Stumptown Habit?Prices may increase by as much as 52 percent by July.
  30. the sports section
    Mike Mussina, the Real Jerk in PinstripesMussina sees fit to trash Mariano Rivera, the greatest closer of all time.
  31. the downturnaround
    How the Financial Crisis Is Good for New YorkAll that stuff you’ve been thinking about the artists coming back is true! At least according to one noted scholar.
  32. the greatest depression
    Times Columnists in Smackdown!Somebody had to separate these two Goliaths of the op-ed page.
  33. guitar hero
    Guitar Hero’s Tragic FallWow, that was fast.
  34. white men with money
    Will R. Allen Stanford Top Bernie Madoff?The SEC is looking into the Caribbean-based financier, who has $51 billion under management.
  35. pessimism porn
    Beethoven on the Bank Plan: ‘A Damp Squib’’Bubble Economy’ author Christopher Wood thinks nationalization is inevitable.
  36. white men with money
    Why Should Vulture Investors Help Out America When America Is So Mean to Them?“Vulture” investors are sick of looking like the carrion-eating creeps they are.
  37. The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue by the NumbersBecause you need to know.
  38. scenes from a meltdown
    McGraw-Hill Kills Book Critical of S&PWriter Barry Ritzholz gets slammed by his publisher for taking down their ratings subsidiary in a book.
  39. the greatest depression
    Daily Intel’s Economic Stimulus PlanNew York needs a cash injection, and we know just the people who should give it to us.
  40. the downturnaround
    Rock and Roll Is Recession-ProofIn today’s digest of good economic news: Hedge funds get back on the plus side, Nate Silver applies his magical mind to the economy, and rock and roll plays so loud it can’t even hear the recession.
  41. white men with money
    Bill Ackman Apologizes for ‘Dreadful Performance’The Pershing Square hedge-funder is bowed but not beaten.
  42. Hot Waitress Economic IndexWho needs the GDP?
  43. AppetitesSin taxes, nanny politics, and the illogic of trying to govern by what’s best for us.
  44. CommonwealthSure, we want to see Wall Street humbled. But beggaring these guys is bad for New York.
  45. Why Us?New Yorkers’ excess of recession depression.
  46. the greatest depression
    Bye-Bye, DubaiPeople who moved to the Emirates to escape the financial crisis are having second thoughts.
  47. the downturnaround
    A Ray of Sunshine in a Land of CloudsIs that Hopium we smell?
  48. buyer’s guide
    Belts, Bags, and Bourbon at Billy ReidThe store offers a little southern asylum on Bond Street. And an open bar.
  49. the downturnaround
    Henry Blodget Is Smoking the Hopium!The Silicon Alley Insider dares to get happy.
  50. the greatest depression
    John Meriwether, the Wile E. Coyote of Hedge FundsWe thought the Long-Term Capital Management founder had blown up for good, but now he’s running around with a new stick of dynamite.
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