The former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told Business Insider that the US was past due to implement a four-day workweek to better accommodate American workers. As health experts say that life as we know it may not return until next year, Yang told Business Insider in an interview that […]
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York confused the names of two famous economists on Friday and inadvertently called out an infamous UK town. In her Instagram story the congresswoman set out a prediction about the US economy she said was made by “Milton Keynes.” It was actually made by John […]
Today, the ideas of economist John Maynard...
Macroeconomic theories and investing.
Google CEO Larry Page recently participated in...
He died one of the richest economists ever.
The crisis and its aftermath has not been good for him.
This was not an "off the cuff" remark.
He was kind of infamous for his long-term thinking.
We have reached out to Professor Ferguson for comment.
Why do the greatest investors have all the best lines? Is it just a coincidence?
[credit provider=”en.wikipedia.org” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Maynard_Keynes”] According to legend, John Maynard Keynes, the founding father of deficit spending, was also an ace investor.Now, a new study from two Cambridge University professors has proved it.
Last week we brought you this chart, demonstrating that the unemployment rate under President Obama is coming down fairly quickly — though not as quickly as it did under President Reagan in the months before he won a landslide re-election in 1984.
To see where the enormous sums of humanitarian aid directed to Haiti after its catastrophic earthquake in 2010 went, a good place to start is the ocean harbor.
[credit provider=”Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum Történeti Fényképtára, Budapest” url=”http://mek.oszk.hu/01900/01906/html/index1433.html”] Germany’s position in Europe looks increasingly peculiar and vulnerable.In the chaos of German unification in 1990, when Germany’s neighbours were terrified of the new giant, then-Chancellor Helmut Kohl promised a European Germany, not a German Europe.
[credit provider=”AP”] In Greece, three-quarters of the independent doctors, lawyers, and engineers declare taxable income below the existential minimum. Tax fraud amounts to €20 billion per year (8.5% of GDP). And tax dodgers owe €63 billion in unpaid taxes (27% of GDP).The country is bankrupt and has been kept afloat […]
[credit provider=”en.wikipedia.org” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Nazi-parading-in-elysian-fields-paris-desert-1940.png”] Most analysts agree that, for Europe, the latest resurgence in confidence is only skin deep.After the November central bank intervention, the December cash-for-crap-assets lending program (LTRO), and headlines about Greece’s new bailout, the trading mood has turned optimistic even as progress lags and remains unsteady.