Posts Tagged ‘Gross domestic product’

  • Would Ending The Corporate Income Tax Decrease Income Inequality?
    Posted by on March 23rd, 2014 at 10:33 am, Comments: 0

    Income inequality is a hot topic.  In Illinois, the Democrats are trying to use it as a wedge issue against Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner. [...]

  • The Big Change in The Labor Market
    Posted by on January 17th, 2014 at 10:19 am, Comments: 0

    Yesterday I had the opportunity to sit down with two macroeconomists from the Atlanta Federal Reserve. They were doing some research on entrepreneurial ecosystems as [...]

  • Will The Fed Taper? Here’s Betting They Won’t
    Posted by on December 18th, 2013 at 8:20 am, Comments: 0

    The end of the Fed buyback of debt is on financial minds today.  Yesterday, on all the business channels it was “topic constant”.  Late in [...]

  • The Fed Can Be Wrong
    Posted by on November 14th, 2013 at 9:31 am, Comments: 0

    The Federal Reserve isn’t always right.  They are an all powerful monolith and can set policy to make themselves right for a period of time. [...]

  • Austerity is The Culprit; Not Bernanke
    Posted by on April 26th, 2013 at 7:48 am, Comments: 0

    As the world economy slows, austerity is being blamed.  Keynesians have ramped up their efforts to skewer classical economic theories by pointing out that since [...]

  • Corporations Are People
    Posted by on April 15th, 2013 at 8:58 am, Comments: 0

    This is one of the dumbest things I have read.  It’s a New York Times editorial.  Clearly, the author doesn’t have a clue about modern [...]

  • About That Stock Market Rally
    Posted by on March 8th, 2013 at 7:57 am, Comments: 0

    Some data.  Remember, the value of the dollar is significantly lower today than it was in 2008.   If we compared real inflation adjusted prices, [...]

  • European GDP Takes a NoseDive
    Posted by on February 14th, 2013 at 8:27 am, Comments: 0

    EU GDP drops huge.  In 2012, they didn’t have a single quarter of growth.   One of their remedies is to place a transaction tax [...]

  • Debt is Your Frenemy
    Posted by on February 10th, 2013 at 8:11 am, Comments: 0

    Because we are approaching another milestone in American debt, there is a bit of news about it.  Paul Krugman struck first with an opinion piece [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on December 29th, 2012 at 6:48 am, Comments: 0

    Yesterday Phil Pearlman and I did a thing for Reuters TV. Hey, while they were debating fiscal cliff stuff, they raised pay. Twas the night [...]

  • Quick and Dirty Unemployment Analysis-Stagnation
    Posted by on November 2nd, 2012 at 8:59 am, Comments: 0

    A better than expected number today on non farm payroll.  It won’t change one vote in the election.  Sifting through the data though, there are [...]