I don't hit Zero Hedge that often—it's really for professionals or traders—but I found it kind of funny that Charlie Gasparino of CNBC actually called out Tyler Durden of Zero Hedge. Obviously, Charlie never saw the critically acclaimed film Fight Club or heard of the book it was based on...
One of the difficulties for a business television station like CNBC, or its employees, is that it is in the entertainment business. Without keeping things entertaining, they won't make much money. Yet, at the same time, they touch on important issues. I see a lot of people bashing a station like CNBC yet they are precisely the ones that keep watching stations like that and paying for it (or contributing indirectly to advertising.) No one bashes Bloomberg or Fox Business Network (or Business News Network in Canada) because, well, no one watches them; they are not entertaining...
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