Nassim Taleb told us of the rare, unpredictable events that our minds are poorly equipped to...

|By:, SA News Editor

Nassim Taleb told us of the rare, unpredictable events that our minds are poorly equipped to deal with: "black swans." So what about the swans that are flashing neon because their imminent arrival is blindingly obvious? A debt-ceiling cataclysm looks more certain every day, and yet investors are closing their eyes.