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Janet Yellen To Class Of 2016: “You’re Entering The Strongest Job Market In A Decade” – Live Feed

Janet Yellen will deliver a keynote address during the University of Baltimore commencement ceremony this afternoon (when she will receive am honorary Doctor of Laws degree). The speech is expected to focus on the state of the jobs market and traders are watching for any hints on the Fed's direction heading into 2017. Before she […]

Global Debt Super-Cycle Unfolding: Disaster “Building for Decades is Now Bursting”

This article was written by Michael Snyder and originally published at his Economic Collapse blog. Editor’s Note: Everyone paying attention knows what is coming. When is another question. For all intents and purposes, the American economy has been in a recession since 2009, and systemic problems are only worsening. The illusion has gone on for […]

Continuing My Chats With Noah Smith

mises.ca / Robert P. Murphy / Saturday, July 19th, 2014 Economist Noah Smith has fired another volley against Austrian economics, in response tomy Mises Canada defense against his original attackfeatured on Bloomberg. Much to my surprise, several of my followers asked that I answer Noah yet again. I thus write the present blog post in service to them, and also because […]

When Inequality Isn’t

mauldineconomics.com / BY JOHN MAULDIN / MARCH 29, 2014 “An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.” –Plutarch, Greek historian, first century AD “In the economic sphere an act, a habit, an institution, a law produces not only one effect, but a series of effects. Of these effects, the first alone […]

Assume a Perfect World

mauldineconomics.com / By John Mauldin / April 13, 2013 An engineer, a chemist, and an economist are stranded on a deserted island. They are starving, when miraculously they find a box filled with canned food. What to do? They consider the problem, bringing their collective lifetimes of study and discipline to the task. Being the […]

Economist – Send in the Clowns – Don’t Bother; They’re Here

armstrongeconomics.com / By Martin Armstrong / March 1, 2013 Did Italy fail to see reality from the bondholder’s perspective, or the real reality from the long-term viability perspective? The latest article from the Economist says Italy is jeopardizing Europe and the Euro. Perhaps it is about time since the politicians spend without remorse and then […]

Economist’s Wishing and Hoping Won’t Make a Minimum Wage Effective

thedailybell.com / By Staff Report / February 20, 2013 Minimum human wages … The empirics of the minimum wage debate are complex, but it isn’t impossible to draw some conclusions. A recent Free exchange column attempted to do just that: America’s academics still do not agree on the employment effects. But both sides have honed their […]

Five Mainstream Economists Sound a Warning

lewrockwell.com / by Gary North / September 26, 2012 The Wall Street Journal ran an article the likes of which I have never seen. “The Magnitude of the Mess We’re In.” It was written by five well-known economists. It warns readers about a series of highly destructive outcomes of the federal government’s present fiscal policies. […]

Five Mainstream Economists Sound a Warning

lewrockwell.com / by Gary North / September 26, 2012 The Wall Street Journal ran an article the likes of which I have never seen. “The Magnitude of the Mess We’re In.” It was written by five well-known economists. It warns readers about a series of highly destructive outcomes of the federal government’s present fiscal policies. […]

Five Mainstream Economists Sound a Warning

lewrockwell.com / by Gary North / September 26, 2012 The Wall Street Journal ran an article the likes of which I have never seen. “The Magnitude of the Mess We’re In.” It was written by five well-known economists. It warns readers about a series of highly destructive outcomes of the federal government’s present fiscal policies. […]