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2014/08/01 05:16
2014/08/01 05:16
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The Federal Reserve is trying to change as little as possible as it crafts its strategy to exit from record stimulus. The trouble is financial markets have changed so much that the still-developing...
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2014/08/01 04:26
2014/08/01 04:26
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One day in March, 2009, two months after the Inauguration of President Obama, Representative Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin, sat behind a small table in a cramped meeting space in his Capitol Hill office....
2014/07/31 20:49
2014/07/31 20:49
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Americans are not good ideologues; we are too practical. Thus, we should not be surprised that, when the business community adopted the conservative, free-market ideology, they brought on depression...
2014/07/31 16:09
2014/07/31 16:09
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In an interview with Playboy in 1970, William F. Buckley proposed an antipoverty idea: free food for all Americans. The federal government would provide grocery stores with quantities of cheap dried...
2014/07/31 08:02
2014/07/31 08:02
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Some figures in history loom so large that an accurate rendering of their influence on our world becomes impossible. Such is undoubtedly the case with Milton Friedman, one of the greatest economists...
2014/07/31 04:26
2014/07/31 04:26
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Yellen prides herself on being more in touch with the real world of the economy than most economists are. “I always had an aspiration to be involved in public policy,” she says.Credit Photograph by...
2014/07/30 14:07
2014/07/30 14:07
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Prince George has been Big-Boxed. You know the phenomenon: giant warehouse outlets for largely substandard goods manufactured at great expense to all of us by underpaid workers in the Peoples’...
2014/07/29 13:33
2014/07/29 13:33
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CAPITAL IDEASTen questions for Thomas Piketty, the economist who exposed capitalism’s fatal flaw Thomas Piketty is in high demand. The 42-year old French economist’s new book Capital in the...
2014/07/28 13:20
2014/07/28 13:20
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Ever since Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker grabbed the political world’s attention on June 5, 2012, by becoming the first governor in U.S. history to survive a recall election, he has been on a roll. In...
2014/07/28 04:26
2014/07/28 04:26
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In recent years, Warby Parker has become the eyeglass-maker of choice for hipsters. In a recent GQ taxonomy of the different varieties of nerd, all but one of the nerds were wearing a pair of Warby...
2014/07/25 07:56
2014/07/25 07:56
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Published: Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:01 a.m. If you’re fed up with the Fed, how do you feel about Congress? By James McCusker, Herald Columnist The Jesse Stone character was created by Robert B....
2014/07/25 05:17
2014/07/25 05:17
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In 1986, the U.S. Defense Department funded a 2 year study by the RAND corporation which found that the use of the military to interdict drugs coming into the U.S. would have little or no effect on...
2014/07/25 04:26
2014/07/25 04:26
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One afternoon in the spring of 2006, Damany Lewis, a math teacher at Parks Middle School, in Atlanta, unlocked the room where standardized tests were kept. It was the week before his students took the...
2014/07/24 21:55
2014/07/24 21:55
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The Financial System Inquiry’s interim report recognised that the Reserve Bank and the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority have considerable scope to manage risks to financial stability without...
2014/07/23 04:49
2014/07/23 04:49
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Sometime after the Great Crash of 2016, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen will be testifying before Congress, just like Alan Greenspan was forced to do in 2008. She will be explaining why America has...
2014/07/20 04:33
2014/07/20 04:33
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Is it naïve to expect corporations to assist in addressing the social, economic and environmental challenges of the day? In 1929, several years before Social Security and the National Labor Relations...
2014/07/20 02:53
2014/07/20 02:53
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I’ve been a Milton Friedman fan since I was an undergraduate and I am honored to be a Fellow at the Friedman Foundation. He has influenced me and influenced national policy. The legacy Friedman chose...
2014/07/19 08:45
2014/07/19 08:45
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... is one and only one social responsibility of business-to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is...
2014/07/19 04:06
2014/07/19 04:06
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The crisis along the southern U.S. border has politicians and immigration officials scrambling. More than 52,000 children, mostly from Central American nations, have arrived so far this year. The...
2014/07/18 10:06
2014/07/18 10:06
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Yves here. This post looks at how little has been done in the wake of the global financial crisis is instructive because it takes an international view. The Australian writer, Catherine Cashmore, is...
2014/08/01 05:16
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