This country's debt is in a similar precarious position, because if our debt is called and new treasuries aren't selling
Talking to Frydman is a bit like entering a fascinating meditation on the limits of knowledge and the nature of truth. Having lived through the failure of centralized planning in communist Poland, he is particularly sensitive to the hubris of believing that the future can be exactly mapped.
There's a reason they're called salesmen. And consequently, converting the non-believers has always been an occupational job hazard for salesmen.
The session ended on a high note: the belief that education can elevate our most enlightened values and ethics--but on the
An American who won this year's Nobel Prize for economics believes sharp rises in equity and property prices could lead to a dangerous financial bubble and may end badly, he told a German magazine.
"I am not yet sounding the alarm. But in many countries stock exchanges are at a high level and prices have risen sharply
The lines get fuzzier around things like Google Glass and mortgage-backed securities, which are both potentially useful and
Although much of what Yale economist Robert Shiller writes is about the importance of financial markets, he won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for studying how financial markets misbehave. He is a pioneer in the new field of Behavioral Economics.
While "entrepreneurial culture" will always be essential, many innovations that turned out to be economically important in the U.S. have government fingerprints all over them.
He said suburban areas in particular might endure further price declines as high gas prices increase demand for "walkable
How to cure the record income inequality that has resulted from so much power going to Wall Street and the corporations? At least, let us return to the income tax brackets that brought so much prosperity to the middle class during the 1960s and 1970s. What were they?