Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Fed’s Paralysis—Who Will Do the Right Thing?

Popular Economics Weekly I actually agreed with Fed Chairman Bernanke in his latest Jackson Hole speech, when he said the Fed can’t grow the economy without some help. The weak growth of late has panicked markets, and Fed policy doesn’t … Continue reading

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Our Psychological Depression

Popular Economics Weekly The plunging financial markets are telling us something depression, but it is more about crowd psychology, than actual events. Americans are very depressed about their financial prospects. Duh, says Paul Krugman, given the congressional deadlock. So why … Continue reading

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