Tuesday , 22 September 2020


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Niall Ferguson: U.S. Playing “Russian Roulette” Assuming Interest Rates Will Remain Low

Countering Krugman’s argument that today’s low interest rates show that no one is worried about lending money to us and, therefore, that we should borrow and spend our way to prosperity, Ferguson argues that today’s interest rates are irrelevant. When countries get into trouble, he says, they get into trouble quickly – the way Greece and other European countries have. Taking …

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Withdrawal of Financial Painkillers Could Result in Messy Complications

You've probably heard that the economy is recovering, that consumers are more optimistic, and that companies might soon begin hiring more workers than they're firing. Hooray. The only problem with such an upbeat prognosis is that large chunks of the U.S. economy remain addicted to financial painkillers. Words: 845

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