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Economics must return to its founding principles | Letters

Wouldn’t today’s economists be better served by reading some economics history rather than relying on their models (Economics in crisis, admits Bank expert, 6 January)? JK Galbraith’s classic The Great Crash, 1929 details the things that contribute to a volatile, overheating economy, and in the …

Economics

Make sure you've read these 27 important finance books

"In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn't read all the time — none," Berkshire Hathaway vice …

Economists Ignore What They Don't Understand

Last week while most people were in the midst of holiday recreation and reflection, the Chinese central bank attempted to deny reality. This was not …

Using Google Spreadsheet to Track a Stock Portfolio

Today we’re going to geek out in a spreadsheet because I was talking with some friends over at The Motley Fool and mentioned that I use a Google …

Opinion: Jack Bogle tells you the secret to becoming a winning investor

Talk to Jack Bogle long enough and you get the idea that he never gets the answer wrong — he simply tells the right answer to come back when it’s …

Tecmo Super Bowl 2017 Presented by TecmoBowl.org

<i>Tecmo Super Bowl</i> is the greatest sports video game of all time. Now, 25 years after TSB made 8-Bit legends of Bo Jackson and Lawrence Taylor, …

A financial planner helps a 40-year-old with only $30,000 of retirement savings get back on track

But even with the best of intentions, other life expenses can get in the way—and "I'll up my contribution next week" turns into next month, next year … and so on.<p>Before you know it, your meager retirement balance makes you want to put your head in the sand.<p>"If you make yourself so upset about the …

Retirement

The Fed has painted itself into the most dangerous corner in history

Yet during that same period, the consumer price level has risen by 1.75% per year. And that's if you give credit to all of the BLS gimmicks, such as hedonic adjustments for quality change, homeowners "imputed" rents and product basket substitution, which cause inflation to be systematically …