Friday, April 29, 2011

Review & Outlook: The Keynesian Growth Discount

The Keynesian Growth Discount

Euro-Zone Inflation Hits 30-Month High

Euro-Zone Inflation Hits 30-Month High

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Video - President's Chief Economist Says U.S. Economy Slowed on Cut in Spending

Video - Goolsbee Says U.S. Economy Slowed on Cut in Spending

Video - Maki Sees U.S. Economy `Bounce Back,' Job Growth Pickup

Video - Maki Sees U.S. Economy `Bounce Back,' Job Growth Pickup

Video: Ben Bernanke - On Fed Policy, QE2, U.S. Economy (27-Apr-11)(FINANCE & ECONOMICS series)

Video - Ben Bernanke - On Fed Policy, QE2, U.S. Economy (27-Apr-11)(FINANCE & ECONOMICS series)

Fed Briefing Was Like a `Preseason Baseball Game'

YouTube -Fed Briefing Was Like a `Preseason Baseball Game'

U.S. Economy Slows as States Lose Federal Stimulus Funds

U.S. Economy Slows as States Lose Federal Stimulus Funds

Vince Cable on UK's economic outlook (27Apr11)

YouTube - Vince Cable on UK's economic outlook (27Apr11)

Greek Default Would Mean Pain All Around

Greek Default Would Mean Pain All Around

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Monday, April 4, 2011

A perspective on living in Belgium

We Live in Belgium... | zero hedge

One Chart That Explains Why The American Housing Bubble Wasn't As Bad As You Think

One Chart That Explains Why The American Housing Bubble Wasn't As Bad As You Think

Which Countries Produce Crude and How Much?

Putting Statoil's Recent 'Major' Oil Discovery in Perspective -

12 Petro States That Will Boom When Oil Hits $100

12 Petro States That Will Boom When Oil Hits $100

The 13 Countries Most Exposed To A Nuclear Industry Backlash

The 13 Countries Most Exposed To A Nuclear Industry Backlash

What is the size of the fiscal multiplier?

What is the size of the fiscal multiplier? An estimate you can’t refuse | vox - Research-based policy analysis and commentary from leading economists

Regulating the Shadow Banking System | Institute for New Economic Thinking

Regulating the Shadow Banking System | Institute for New Economic Thinking

Regulating the Shadow Banking System | Institute for New Economic Thinking

Regulating the Shadow Banking System | Institute for New Economic Thinking

ECB Monetary Policy: One Size Doesn't Fit All -

ECB Monetary Policy: One Size Doesn't Fit All

Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian Talks Ireland Crisis and Investment Strategy

YouTube - Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian Talks Ireland Crisis and Investment Strategy

Sunday, April 3, 2011

EU Policy Modeling

Beyond the EU Policy Makers' Dream

12 Unlikely Scenarios That Are Not So Unlikely

By Grant de Graf
  1. Israel achieves 2-state solution
  2. Obama forced to resign because of "Birther" issue
  3. Donald Trump becomes President
  4. Al Qaida gains official political foothold and voice in the Middle East [may already exist, through Hamas]
  5. Another major tsunami or earthquake
  6. Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty collapses
  7. Revolution in Iran
  8. EU break-up
  9. French President Nicholas Sarkozy or German Chancellor Angela Merkel, or both, ousted
  10. Japan's economy experiences post-earthquake boom
  11. A Middle East country threatens nuclear attack
  12. Conservative Party in the U.K. falls, new government comes to power

The Cheapest Way To Hedge Against The World Totally Going To Crap

The Cheapest Way To Hedge Against The World Totally Going To Crap

CHART OF THE DAY: The Scariest Jobs Chart Ever

CHART OF THE DAY: The Scariest Jobs Chart Ever

16 Charts That Don't Show Any Booming Demand

16 Charts That Don't Show Any Booming Demand