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Inflation Paranoia as a Tribal Marker - Paul Krugman Recovery without Military Keynesianism - Econbrowser On the Great Financial Panic of 2007 - No Hesitations Paul Romer Confronts the "Adversarial Method" - Brad DeLong Is thne tech...



Need a Kidney? Not Iranian? You’ll Wait.

Iran has a unique and regulated system for paying kidney donors. The system has problems, but letting citizens who need transplants die on waiting lists isn't one of...



Wall Street Now Hates Democrats

Very much including...



Greek Stock Market Reopens (sort of); Math Perspective on the "Bailout"

The Greek news of the day is Greek Stock Market to Reopen, With Restrictions.RestrictionsPeople cannot draw on their Greek bank accounts to buy shares People can only buy shares with existing brokerage account cashI supposed people could transfer cash...



11 Red Flag Events That Just Happened As We Enter The Pivotal Month Of August 2015

Are you ready for what is coming in August?  All over America, economic, political and social tensions are building, and the next 30 days could turn out to be pivotal.  In July, we saw things start to turn.  As you will read about below, a...



A live exorcism will air on TV just in time to summon your Halloween spirit

It's not too early to start planning your Halloween costume and it's definitely not too early to write out a detailed schedule for yourself to make sure you see every haunting and horrifying thing you can. Work on your time management so you...



The World Of Pension Assets [INFOGRAPHIC]

Starting a pension today means that when you reach your pension age, you will have a fund built up to supplement your state pension so that you can retire well. H/T Barry Ritholtz The World Of Pension Assets Infographic source: Easy Life Cover The...



SANDERS SAYS NO TO OPEN BORDERS...

SANDERS SAYS NO TO OPEN BORDERS...(Third column, 10th story, link)Related stories:Clinton campaign bitches at NYT...HUNDREDS of classified secrets in unsecure emails...Damage review already under way...BERNIEMANIA SWEEPS BROOKLYN... ...



Moving to a low-cost state could be a mistake that haunts you financially for years

FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors.  Living in a low-cost state could hurt you financially (Financial Advisor) The National Institute for Retirement...



Dentists and Skin in the Game



FINANCIAL ADVISOR INSIGHTS: Even rich people can't afford college

FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Even affluent families are taking out student loans (Financial Advisor) Federal subsidized student loans used to only be taken out...



After GDP Disappoints, White House Says To Use “GDO”

It is not only in the world of finance where analysts and hedge fund managers come up with bizarre metrics to justify a stock, in the world of macro this too appears to be the case. After GDP numbers this quarter disappointed, the White House put...



Bove: BofA price to double, here's why

Despite its myriad troubles and doubters on Wall Street, Bank of America has a friend in Dick...



How to Create Suspense: A New Freakonomics Radio Episode

(photo: Richard Leeming) Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “How to Create Suspense.” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes or elsewhere, or get the RSS feed.) In this episode, we try to answer a...



UNITED AIRLINES Computers 'Breached by China Hackers'...

UNITED AIRLINES Computers 'Breached by China Hackers'...(Third column, 11th story, link)Related stories:'Russians' Use TWITTER to Infiltrate Fed Govt... ...



Read the Full Text of the Fed’s July Statement

Here is the full statement from the Federal Reserve’s policy-making committee. Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that economic activity has been expanding moderately in recent months. Growth in...



Millennials Living In Their Parents' Home Is Finally Starting to Taper Off

Pew has a new report out showing that even five years after the recession ended, more young adults are living with their parents than before the recession. This is despite the fact that unemployment among 20-somethings has dropped dramatically....



The Bubble Boys: Jeb Bush and Bill Clinton

Paul Krugman rightly mocks Jeb Bush for taking credit for the strong growth in Florida during his tenure as governor. As Krugman points out, the reason for the strong growth was that Florida had one of the worst housing bubbles in the country. Its...



What Is “Price Theory”? (A Guest Post by Glen Weyl)

When I was last living in Chicago, in the spring 2014, a regular visitor to the department of the University of Chicago and the editor of the Journal of Economic Literature, Steven Durlauf, asked me if I would be interested in writing something for the...



Stock markets, banking crises, and economic recoveries

Some have argued that the stock market serves as a ‘spare tire’ during banking crises by providing an alternative corporate financing channel. This column examines the claim using data for 36 countries spanning 20 years. The findings support...



The South American Financial Crisis Of 2015

Most nations in South America are either already experiencing an economic recession or are right on the verge of one.  In general, South American economies are very heavily dependent on exports, and right now they are being absolutely shredded by...



The Most (And Least) Expensive States to Drive

Owning a car is expensive. There are maintenance costs to consider, insurance to pay, and of course, gas. Several factors could affect these costs going forward. For one, if legislatures allow...



'Second-best Macroeconomics'

Paul Krugman wonders if he has been advocating for the right type of policies: Second-best Macroeconomics: The ... economic problems facing both the United States and Europe have been quite straightforward and comprehensible. ... So no worries: just hit...



China vs its stock market, charted

Courtesy of RBS: Click to enlarge.Continue reading: China vs its stock market,...



Real Prices and Price-to-Rent Ratio in May

A great discussion from Nick Timiraos at the WSJ: Are Home Prices Again Breaking Records? Not Really The National Association of Realtors‘ monthly home sales report made a big splash last week with news that median home prices in June had broken...



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Greek Stock Market Reopens (sort of); Math Perspective on the "Bailout"

The Greek news of the day is Greek Stock Market to Reopen, With Restrictions.RestrictionsPeople cannot draw on their Greek bank accounts to buy shares People can only buy shares with existing brokerage account cashI supposed people could transfer cash...



Need a Kidney? Not Iranian? You’ll Wait.

Iran has a unique and regulated system for paying kidney donors. The system has problems, but letting citizens who need transplants die on waiting lists isn't one of...



Wall Street Now Hates Democrats

Very much including...



11 Red Flag Events That Just Happened As We Enter The Pivotal Month Of August 2015

Are you ready for what is coming in August?  All over America, economic, political and social tensions are building, and the next 30 days could turn out to be pivotal.  In July, we saw things start to turn.  As you will read about below, a...



A live exorcism will air on TV just in time to summon your Halloween spirit

It's not too early to start planning your Halloween costume and it's definitely not too early to write out a detailed schedule for yourself to make sure you see every haunting and horrifying thing you can. Work on your time management so you...



The World Of Pension Assets [INFOGRAPHIC]

Starting a pension today means that when you reach your pension age, you will have a fund built up to supplement your state pension so that you can retire well. H/T Barry Ritholtz The World Of Pension Assets Infographic source: Easy Life Cover The...



Real Prices and Price-to-Rent Ratio in May

A great discussion from Nick Timiraos at the WSJ: Are Home Prices Again Breaking Records? Not Really The National Association of Realtors‘ monthly home sales report made a big splash last week with news that median home prices in June had broken...



China vs its stock market, charted

Courtesy of RBS: Click to enlarge.Continue reading: China vs its stock market,...



Millennials Living In Their Parents' Home Is Finally Starting to Taper Off

Pew has a new report out showing that even five years after the recession ended, more young adults are living with their parents than before the recession. This is despite the fact that unemployment among 20-somethings has dropped dramatically....



Moving to a low-cost state could be a mistake that haunts you financially for years

FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors.  Living in a low-cost state could hurt you financially (Financial Advisor) The National Institute for Retirement...



A hedge fund billionaire says there are only two things you need to remember about investing

There’s more than one way to skin a cat. The stuff that Paul Tudor Jones has made his billions based on does not appear in any traditional investing text book. Ben Graham would read his stuff and roll over in his grave. For example, the idea of...



Links for 08-02-15

Inflation Paranoia as a Tribal Marker - Paul Krugman Recovery without Military Keynesianism - Econbrowser On the Great Financial Panic of 2007 - No Hesitations Paul Romer Confronts the "Adversarial Method" - Brad DeLong Is thne tech...



SANDERS SAYS NO TO OPEN BORDERS...

SANDERS SAYS NO TO OPEN BORDERS...(Third column, 10th story, link)Related stories:Clinton campaign bitches at NYT...HUNDREDS of classified secrets in unsecure emails...Damage review already under way...BERNIEMANIA SWEEPS BROOKLYN... ...



UNITED AIRLINES Computers 'Breached by China Hackers'...

UNITED AIRLINES Computers 'Breached by China Hackers'...(Third column, 11th story, link)Related stories:'Russians' Use TWITTER to Infiltrate Fed Govt... ...



Bove: BofA price to double, here's why

Despite its myriad troubles and doubters on Wall Street, Bank of America has a friend in Dick...



Jon Stewart secret White House visits...

Jon Stewart secret White House visits...(Third column, 4th story, link) ...



Facebook ‘Slowly Grabbing Attention’ Away From Google: Munster

Facebook is one of the “most unique stories” as it has some “open-ended opportunities,” notes Piper Jaffray Internet analyst Gene Munster. On Monday, in an interview with CNBC's "Squawk Alley," Munster also pointed...



Read the Full Text of the Fed’s July Statement

Here is the full statement from the Federal Reserve’s policy-making committee. Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that economic activity has been expanding moderately in recent months. Growth in...



'Second-best Macroeconomics'

Paul Krugman wonders if he has been advocating for the right type of policies: Second-best Macroeconomics: The ... economic problems facing both the United States and Europe have been quite straightforward and comprehensible. ... So no worries: just hit...