Topic: Milton Friedman
In a recent speech, Charles Plosser, president of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve, criticized current Fed policy and the response to the financial crisis.
01/20/2011 01:27 pm
Flooding economies with money hasn't boosted inflation much – yet. But nations have trouble turning off the spigot.
01/12/2011 02:50 pm
Even economists don't fully understand the complicated global economy. .
11/29/2010 01:58 pm
The next chair of the House Budget Committee, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), has proposed partially privatizing Social Security. Why not go farther, and institute a reverse income tax?
11/08/2010 09:15 am
There's a strong case to be made for battling secondary deflation – the fall in prices that can occur when people try to liquidate too much debt.
10/31/2010 03:40 pm
Every Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance book or other book of interest.
10/31/2010 11:25 am
Economists use two indicators to predict a recession; together, they have an almost perfect predictive track record. What are they telling us now?
10/27/2010 12:05 pm
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.
10/06/2010 11:35 am
Kelsey Grammer of 'Frasier' fame is one face behind RightNetwork, a new entertainment TV network. It seeks to appeal to conservatives who made Fox News and Rush Limbaugh successful.
09/09/2010 06:57 pm
Kelsey Grammer is the front man in the RightNetwork, a new politically conservative TV network. First programs include 'Right2Laugh,' featuring stand up comedians, and 'Running' about Tea Party-backed candidates running for office. See the Kelsey Grammer pitch video below.
09/09/2010 09:34 am