Topic: Fannie Mae
It only makes sense to favor gold over productive investments at a time like this: when the world's monetary system is heading for a crackup.
06/10/2010 04:42 pm
By taking bold actions during the financial crisis, the Fed ventured into fiscal policy. Now, Congress is pushing back.
06/04/2010 12:40 am
American economic policymaking is dominated by the widely taught and cited neo-Keynesian synthesis, which argues for government intervention on the ground that markets are not efficient.
06/03/2010 11:01 am
The Adam Smith Institute Blog Britain's new government has no plan to reform housing: why that's a good thing
Unlike the US, where the housing bubble first burst, Britain’s housing sector needs a period of benign neglect to find its own equilibrium.
05/26/2010 12:32 pm
What should be done to help ensure that the benefits of the government support are passed through to homeowners and reduce the risk that the failure of any one firm would pose a threat to the housing market.
05/26/2010 10:20 am
Three Republican senators from the Northeast join majority Democrats to advance a financial reform bill to tighten regulation of Wall Street.
05/20/2010 07:05 pm
Economist Paul Krugman said, Tuesday, that the US has a clear path to economic recovery.
05/20/2010 04:04 pm
Fannie Mae announced a $11.5 billion quarterly loss Monday. The mortgage giant's continued poor performance has added urgency to the question of how – or whether – it should be saved.
05/10/2010 03:51 pm
Washington's bailout of Wall Street will likely cost far less than originally expected.
05/10/2010 11:15 am
For the last 50 years – or more – we have been taking part in a vast experiment: insuring against losses in the stock market. The result? The feds have spread the risk around so much that everybody pays for everybody else’s mistakes.
04/29/2010 05:21 pm