Richard Rubin Bloomberg 4/1/2013
The U.S. economy is in a bubble inflated by “phony money” from the Federal Reserve and will burst within a few years, warned David Stockman, who was budget director for President Ronald Reagan.
In an essay published yesterday in the New York Times (NYT), Stockman wrote that the Fed’s quantitative easing [...]
Dan Well MoneyNews 21 Jan 2013
Real estate billionaire Donald Trump says he has looked at purchasing The New York Times, but that it would be a difficult deal.
“I think a lot of people are hoping it’s true” that he’d buy it, Trump tells Fox Business Network. “I’ve looked at the numbers. Their numbers [...]
Susan Crabtree The Washington Times 1/3/2013
Despite Democratic claims to the contrary, President Obama’s former top budget adviser thinks his old boss has lost leverage for the budget battles to come in the wake of this week’s deal avoiding an immediate fall over the “fiscal cliff.”
In comments Wednesday on CNBC that were instantly circulated [...]
First, duck the argument. Second, nitpick. Third, vilify. That’s what Niall Ferguson says liberal bloggers did after reading his Newsweek story on Obama’s record. Here, he offers a point-by-point defense of his argument.
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Niall Ferguson The Daily Beast 8/21/2012
The other day, a British friend asked [...]