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One of the Top Financial Blogs?

Thanks to for naming this blog one of the top “financial” blogs — and the nice writeup from the Wall Street Journal‘s Robert Frank — but we didn’t know that we’re a financial blog! In fact, if you were looking to make sense of the financial mess of the past few years, reading this blog would have been a serious waste of time (except for the stray guest posts by Messrs. Diamond and Kashyap and Fishback). On the other hand, we placed only No. 5 on the best-blogs list — whereas in past years, ranked us No. 6 and No. 8 overall. So it would appear we are fading fast …