Posts Tagged ‘recession’

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    Frugal Fatigue?

    Mar 21, 10 • 425 Views • No Comments

    Some of us are suffering from frugal fatigue. According to a New York psychologist, symptoms could include anxiety, fear, depression, and even the common cold. The cause is stress from watchful, recessionary budgeting which for certain people is no longer as...  [read more]

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    Big and Little Worries

    Feb 27, 10 • 383 Views • No Comments

    1.  Sovereign debt: Contemplating big worries, I could place sovereign debt at the top of the the list. Should we currently be concerned about Greece, Spain and other EU nations with excessive obligations?  Beyond, should we be focusing on the U.K....  [read more]

  • Not Always Dismal

    Feb 10, 10 • 307 Views • No Comments

    From assorted sources, I share the following: 1. Poetry on the housing crisis from Karl Case (the Case in Case-Shiller Home Price Index) An excerpt: Fannie and Fred were always ahead, Then Countrywide got in the fray. Then Lehman and Merrill and Goldman Sachs...  [read more]

  • Hayek vs. Keynes

    Jan 26, 10 • 692 Views • No Comments

    Good enough to watch, this youtube performance between Hayak and Keynes is similar to a recent Planet Money “boxing match” between the classical perspective and Keynes which I also recommend. Both are helpful when deciding whether you prefer...  [read more]

  • Comments On Today’s News

    Jan 10, 10 • 340 Views • No Comments

    A1 NY Times From a town clerk in Genesee, Wisconsin:...  [read more]