A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from September 23, 2014
“The U.S. dollar is the best-looking horse in the glue factory”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Wikipedia: Richard W. Fisher
Richard W. Fisher (born 1949) is the President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, having assumed that post in April 2005.

CBS Moneywatch
By PETER GALUSZKA January 29, 2009, 11:02 AM
Why Wells Fargo is “The Best Looking Horse in the Glue Factory”
Last Updated Jan 29, 2009 11:02 AM EST
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By comparison, these problems make Wells look especially good. In the words of one wry analyst, Wells “has definately become the best-looking horse in the glue factory.”

The Globe and Mail (Canada)
As disaster looms, investors keep buying Treasuries
DAVID MILSTEAD
Published Thursday, Jul. 14 2011, 7:23 PM EDT
Last updated Thursday, Sep. 06 2012, 10:24 AM EDT
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“There are indications that a lot of foreign central banks are getting a little antsy, but you can’t see it in U.S. Treasury rates,” says Nariman Behravesh, the chief economist for information-services provider IHS. “The dollar is still the best-looking horse in the glue factory, in the sense that [it has]problems, but other countries have worse problems.”

The Guardian (UK)
Global markets on the brink of crisis
World’s financial markets closed for business nursing losses of more than $2.5 trillion (£1.53tn) after a week of selling

Larry Elliott
Friday 5 August 2011 13.43 EDT
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In the City, they said the UK was the best-looking horse in the glue factory.


Dominic Chu
‏@TheDomino
Dallas Fed Pres. Richard Fisher tells @Kathleen_Hays that US economy is “the best looking horse in the glue factory...” Yikes! @mckonomy $$
6:09 AM - 4 Oct 2011

The Wall Street Journal
3:53 pm ET Oct 1, 2012 MANUFACTURING
U.S. Manufacturing: Best Horse in Glue Factory
By KATHLEEN MADIGAN
The U.S. factory sector is looking like the best horse in the glue factory.

Twitter
James T. Madore
‏@JamesTMadore
David Walker, former GAO chief: “We’re the best looking horse in the glue factory but we’re still in the glue factory.” #sabew2013
12:00 PM - 4 Apr 2013

Dallas (TX) Business Journal
Dallas Fed’s Richard Fisher to retire in 2015
By Korri Kezar
Sep 23, 2014, 12:16pm CDT UPDATED: Sep 23, 2014, 3:21pm CDT
Richard Fisher is set to end his 10-year tenure as president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in 2015.
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Fisher has had a colorful career at the Federal Reserve, from calling the American economy “the best looking horse in the glue factory” to comparing the country’s “hot” service sector to actress Scarlett Johansson.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • Tuesday, September 23, 2014 • Permalink


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