How much should the government intervene in the economy of a free society? Sylvia Nasar traces a century of debate.
That's the question raised by Laurence Kotlikoff's book, Jimmy Stewart is Dead, which takes readers from a clear-eyed examination of the current financial crisis to radical proposals for banking and financial regulation.
Irving Fisher appears to be the precursor of Milton Friedman and the first monetarist.
October saw one of only seven monthly drops in the core Consumer Price Index since 1947.