All posts tagged "paul krugman"

  • TIPS Yields Are Really Low

    Paul Krugman points out that yields on inflation-protected treasuries are extremely low. According to his chart, the real yield on the 5 year version is now negative, which means investors are willing to take less than the...

    • Posted August 13, 2010
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  • Paul Krugman: The Myth of the Rational Market Isn’t Going Away Soon

    Paul Krugman reviews a new book by Justin Fox, The Myth of the Rational Market: A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall Street, saying it, “brilliantly tells the story of how that edifice was built...

    • Posted August 11, 2009
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  • Paul Krugman, "we’re going to need a bigger stimulus"

    In a recent N. Y. Times op-ed piece, Paul Krugman lays out the math that proves more stimulus is needed to get the economy out of its freefall. According to Krugman, the U. S. economy is 8.5...

    • Posted July 5, 2009
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  • Paul Krugman Puts the Blame on Reagan

    Paul Krugman, in an op-ed piece for the New York Times writes: “It was only after the Reagan deregulation that thrift gradually disappeared from the American way of life, culminating in the near-zero savings rate that prevailed...

    • Posted June 3, 2009
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  • Gary Shilling, Nouriel Roubini and Paul Krugman Warn About a Prolonged Deflation

    There is a risk that the weak economy could result in a devastating deflation which feeds on itself. The government and Fed are desperately fighting to avoid a 1930’s style deflationary depression. Many worry that these “over...

    • Posted May 13, 2009
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  • Four New Books Describe the Mess We’re in and Beyond

    Leon Gettler, writing for the Sydney Morning Herald, highlights four new books by Paul Krugman, Charles R. Morris, Kevin Phillips, and Harry S. Dent Junior. The books attempt to explain how we arrived at the point where...

    • Posted March 9, 2009
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