Merle Hazard Makes Sen$e: The Country Crooner Goes Global

BY Paul Solman  January 21, 2011 at 4:03 PM EST

Friday’s post consists of a Web chat with the Elvis of economics, the Ferlin Husky of finance, the Charlie McCoy of micro, the Jimmy Dean of the dismal science — star of the country-and-western macrocosm, investment advisor Jon Shayne who croons economics lessons under the nom de country, Merle Hazard. In less than 90 seconds, Merle sums up what he’s about to debut here on our website next week.