Posts Tagged ‘Great Depression’

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    Deflation Worries

    Sep 13, 10 • 929 Views • 3 Comments

    We have something else to worry about: deflation. If you had $100 in 2000, you would need $126.60 in 2010 to make the same kinds of purchases. Called inflation, prices tend to go up each year. Most consumers and businesses are happy with a little inflation,......  [read more]

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    Double Dipping

    Aug 28, 10 • 620 Views • No Comments

    For a smile, you might want to watch Merle Hazard’s “Double Dippin'” song. As the Guardian points out, also look for the fun trivia such as a small background picture of mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot. No one was smiling, though in response......  [read more]