Tag Archives: Milton Friedman

When Will Fed Raise Interest Rates?

The Mortgage Corner It has been puzzling many major economists, including Nobelist Paul Krugman, Obama advisor Larry Summers, and Minneapolis Fed Chair Narayan Kacherlakota, why Janet Yellen’s Fed is still talking about raising interest rates when current inflation numbers are … Continue reading

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Is Risk a 4-letter Word?

Financial FAQs Barron’s columnist Alan Abelson asked just that question this week after the general decline in stocks, and 900 plus point drop in the DOW. Have investors become so cautious because of Europe’s debt problems and the uncertainty of … Continue reading

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