links: murdoch, bubbles, carlos kleiber, lbos, and chance

Some quick links to things others may find interesting:

  • Michael Wolff gets to promote his new Rupert Murdoch book (Vanity Fair)
  • Great new issue of Chance (on probability) is out (Chance)
  • Carlos Kleiber, the world’s best conductor (circa 1990), only conducted when he was hungry (Guardian via Portfolio)
  • You call that a bubble? How we underperformed in puffing up the real estate bubble (Nick Gogerty)
  • Valuing reverse breakup fees is an entertaining exercise in put valuation (TheDeal)
  • Total value of offloaded LBO loans is nearly $30-billion (TheDeal)