Keynesian Economics

Raising the Dead

Op-Ed<p><b>Since the inception of cryptocurrency, some critics have dubbed it “just another fiat money.” This has been the wail of anti-crypto combatants.</b> …

Bitcoin Cash

If SA interest rates do rise today, blame Donald Trump

Controversial US president Donald Trump has a small but vociferous fan club in South Africa. Judging by my inbox, these worthies lash out when one …

Donald Trump

‘Voodoo economics’ is about to kill this bull market, warns Nouriel Roubini

Nouriel Roubini, NYU professor and noted doomsayer, says a correction, driven by multiple economics headwinds, is about to bring this bull rally to …

Stock Markets

Roubini Sees Many Ways China Can Retaliate to U.S. Tariffs – Bloomberg

Roubini Sees Many Ways China Can Retaliate to U.S. Tariffs<p>Roubini Sees Many Ways China Can Retaliate to U.S. Tariffs<p>Roubini Sees Many Ways China Can …

U.S. Tariffs

Bloomberg Best: From Our Bureaus Worldwide - Sept. 18 (Audio)

Hosts June Grasso and Ed Baxter feature the best stories of the day from Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Television, and over 120 Bloomberg News bureaus …

Donald Trump

Surveillance: Roubini On The Impact Of Tariffs (Podcast)

Nouriel Roubini, Roubini Macro Associates Chairman & NYU Stern School of Business Professor, argues that a majority of the impact of tariffs on …

Tariffs

Economics Blogging Tips From John H. Cochrane

Responding to the success of our blogging article in this year’s INOMICS Handbook – for those of you unacquainted, click <b>here</b> – the economists are …

Cochrane

Roubini Says Turkey Will Enter Recession, Monetary Policy Insufficient – Bloomberg

Roubini Says Turkey Will Enter Recession, Monetary Policy Insufficient<p>Roubini Says Turkey Will Enter Recession, Monetary Policy Insufficient<p>Roubini …

Business School

Roubini Says Italy's Too Big to Fail and Too Big to Be Saved – Bloomberg

Roubini Says Italy's Too Big to Fail and Too Big to Be Saved<p>Roubini Says Italy's Too Big to Fail and Too Big to Be Saved<p>Roubini Says Italy's Too Big …

Italy

China-U.S. trade war will last for ‘maybe 20 years,’ says China’s best-known CEO

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE<p>China’s most famous business executive said the trade tensions between his country and the U.S. will last far longer than the …

U.S. Supreme Court

By enforcing climate change denial, Trump puts us all in peril

North Carolina has been hit with a storm of biblical ferocity.<p>Florence has left at least 17 dead there, 500,000 without power, with flash flooding …

Natural Gas

Economist who predicted 2008 crash warns: ‘We are due a recession’ — and it could push Trump to start a war

Nouriel Roubini, the economist who earned the nickname “Doctor Doom” for his accurate predictions of the 2008 financial crisis, is now warning that …

Liberal View

Republicans Share the Blame for Socialism’s Comeback

According to a recent Reuters/Ipsos survey, 70 percent of Americans, including about 50 percent of Republicans, support Medicare for all, the latest …

Health Care

RIP: Deena Khatkhate

It is quite something about 2018 as notable figures in their respective fields leave us one after the other. Last weekend, Deena Khatkhate also …

Developing Countries

Links 9/17/18

For Whom the Climate Bell Tolls Brad DeLong, Project Syndicate<p>Why Growth Can’t Be Green Foreign Policy<p>Brexit<p>How Brexit deal will be struck Politico. …

Jour

Race 4 (MSW) at BEL on 9/16/18 - 2018

Order of Finish<p>1<p>Forty Tales – No Mo Magic<p>2YO Colt<p>$34,100<p><b>J:</b>Joe Bravo• <b><br>T:</b>James T. Ryerson<p><b>B:</b>Dianne Boyken (NY)• <b><br>O:</b>Patricia A. Generazio<p><b>Margin:</b>½• <b><br>TrueNicks:</b></b> …

Horses

Stiglitz Warns Against Expecting Africa to Repeat Asian Miracle

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz said it may be naïve to expect the same kind of economic miracle that occurred in Asia to be repeated in Africa.<p>“That …

Business

Stiglitz, Summers and Secular Stagnation

Last week Joe Stiglitz wrote a piece that included criticisms of the Obama administration for having an inadequate stimulus in response to the Great …

Obama Administration

'Cynical, Bad-Faith Republicans': Paul Krugman Explains How the GOP Sacrificed Millions of Jobs in a Heartless Attempt to Obstruct Obama

While there is plenty of blame to go around for the beginning of the 2008 financial crisis and the failure of U.S. policymakers to sufficiently …

Liberal View

Opinion: Nouriel Roubini: 10 reasons conditions will be ripe for a financial crisis by 2020

NEW YORK (Project Syndicate) — As we mark the decennial of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, there are still ongoing debates about the causes and …

Interest Rates

Can the Free Market End Global Poverty? Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz vs. NYU's William Easterly

There has been a staggering reduction in global poverty over the last four decades. In China, sustained rates of economic growth have lifted 800 …

Globalization

Paul Krugman Denounces the 3 'Villains' that Thwarted Full Recovery from the Great Recession

It's been ten years since Lehman Brothers collapsed — a seminal event at the start of the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent great recession that …

Liberal View

How's the US economy been doing? Incomes up, inequality stable

So let’s look at the numbers: US median household income rose for the third straight year in 2017, according to new Census Bureau figures. And that’s …

Income Inequality

Leader: Ten years on from the financial crash, Britain's economic model remains broken

For Britain, the sixth largest economy in the world, austerity has always been a choice, rather than a necessity.<p>A decade has now passed since the …

Opinion (UK)

Paul Krugman: Economic growth makes the national debt 'absolutely trivial'

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman argued Tuesday that the nation's $21.5 trillion national debt doesn't matter these days, because the average …

Economics

Italy’s Slow-Motion Euro Train Wreck | by Nouriel Roubini & Brunello Rosa

NEW YORK – The arrival in power of a populist, Euroskeptic government in Italy has focused investors’ minds like few other events this year. The …

Italy

The divide between mainstream macro and MMT is irreconcilable – Part 2

This is Part 2 of a three-part response to an iNET article (September 6, 2018) – Mainstream Macroeconomics and Modern Monetary Theory: What Really …

Economics

The New England Patriots Win Because They Actually Heed Science

The New England Patriots quite predictably kicked off their 2018 National Football League campaign with a win on Sunday. As the victories add up, …

NFL

Ethereum Downtrend Might Not be Over Yet, Actual ICO Sell Off Expected

Over the past few months, investors of ETH, the native cryptocurrency of the ever so popular Ethereum project, have had to fight off bears at every …

Cryptocurrency

'Utterly Wrong About Everything': Paul Krugman Argues the GOP Has Completely Failed on Health Care

Despite the frantic pace and short attention span of the daily news cycle, Democrats are pushing a consistent issue as their central message for the …

Health Care