Joe Queenan

Joe Queenan is a regular contributor on business issues, corporate culture, and financial follies to Barron's and The Wall Street Journal.

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Lionizing Lackeys

Every once in a while, somebody comes along with a theory so brilliant, so iconoclastic and yet so blitheringly obvious [...]

Joe Queenan January 16 2008

Are We Having Fun Yet?

The day the Fox Business Channel debuted, the normally abrasive talk show host Bill O’Reilly advised anchors Neil Cavuto and [...]

Joe Queenan December 7 2007

Executive Action

High atop the category “Suggestions That Have Been Far Too Long in Coming” is a proposal to establish a corporate [...]

Joe Queenan October 29 2007

Delusions of Democracy

Back in the 1970s-the Gold en Age of Bad Ideas-scions of wealthy politicians got into the annoying habit of taking [...]

Joe Queenan September 10 2007

Hedging to Glory

Catastrophe buffs warn that the next global financial cataclysm will involve some massively overextended hedge fund that makes the wrong [...]

Joe Queenan July 23 2007

Get a Real Job

In a piece of genuinely alarming news, The Wall Street Journal reports that baby boomers reaching retirement age are increasingly [...]

Joe Queenan April 13 2007

Better health care

In a new book entitled The Education of Ronald Reagan, Thomas W. Evans discusses the huge effect exerted on the [...]

Joe Queenan March 4 2007

Tempus Fugit

America has often been described as a jobs factory masquerading as a society. Not only does this country constantly create [...]

Joe Queenan January 29 2007

No More Mr. Nice Guy

Trump is king when jokers run wild

Joe Queenan December 1 2006

The Plantagenet Connection

Captains of industry constantly seek to glean valuable lessons from the pages of history, but they usually consult the wrong [...]

Joe Queenan November 1 2006

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