June 10th, 2004

amazon

The whole world is a Science Fiction novel...

http://www.samizdata.net/blog/archives/006196.html

The folks in Iowa have got their market up and running for the 2004 Presidential election. Each contract pays a dollar; as of yesterday, you can spend just over 58 cents on a Bush contract, and around 43 cents on a Kerry contract. As you can see, the futures market is bullish for Bush (hmm, there's a slogan in there somewhere, possibly with an R rated logo) as compared to the opinion polls (right hand...