All posts tagged "economic history"

  • The Case for Japanese Stocks

    Christopher Pavese, writer of the blog, “The View from the Blue Ridge,” touts the virtues of Japanese stocks. Pavese underscores the futility investors have faced investing in the Nikkei index over the past 20+ years: The Spectacular...

    • Posted December 16, 2010
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  • The History of 10 Year Treasury Yields

    There has been a lot of talk of a bond bubble throughout this year. Despite these fears, yields have tumbled and bond prices have shot up year-to-date. Barry Ritholtz recently posted a 220 year chart of 10...

    • Posted August 28, 2010
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  • Price Fishback, "the current situation is nowhere near as bad as the situation during the 1930’s"

    Steven Levitt, writing at the Freakonomics blog, posts the views of economic historian Price Fishback regarding the current downturn. Fishback doesn’t think we’ll slide into another Great Depression and explains why by pointing out the key differences...

    • Posted May 18, 2009
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