Posts Tagged ‘investment’

  • Emerging markets cows India

    Emerging Markets: Cow Economics

    Oct 12, 13 • 573 Views • No Comments

    Think of dung cakes and milk and calves as output. And feed and veterinary fees and milking time as input. The result is a new image of a cow. Compiling data from Northern Indian villages, researchers from Penn and Yale concluded that even though a cow is an...  [read more]

  • PNC Wealth Management Measures Inflation With Its Christmas Price Index

    China’s Singles Day

    Nov 21, 12 • 228 Views • No Comments

    November 11 was Singles Day in China. Started by a group of college students during the 1990s, Singles Day is when unmarrieds shower each other with gifts. I have read that 11/11 represents 4 bare sticks which sound like the Chinese word for bachelor or...  [read more]

  • Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan Issues

    Election Economics: Obama’s Keynesian Message

    Sep 17, 12 • 501 Views • No Comments

    Comparing Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan economics, people name John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich von Hayek. Having looked at Hayek several weeks ago, let’s turn to Keynes now. During 1934, with unemployment high and production low, British economist John...  [read more]

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    Election Economics: Assessing Dodd-Frank

    Jul 23, 12 • 310 Views • No Comments

    University of Chicago professor Luigi Zingales tells the story of being asked to tape his windows during a tornado watch in Boston. A similar mandate in Italy, he said, would mean that the brother of the mayor was in the tape business. Furthermore, when...  [read more]

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    GDP Solutions

    Aug 2, 11 • 229 Views • No Comments

    It is all about GDP.  In this article, the WSJ does a good job of explaining how each GDP component might solve our problems…or make them worse. Consumer Spending: The largest part of GDP, consumer spending has propelled recovery in the past. With...  [read more]