If you pay attention to economic debates you know by now that a celebrity historian named Niall Ferguson made some off-hand comments at a financial conference in which he linked John Maynard Keynes’ homosexuality to some flaws in his economics.
Amid an ongoing decline in the price of gold, a major brawl recently broke out in the elite media over…the gold standard. What is this free-for-all all about? And why does it matter?
Hurricane Sandy was an invader, one that splashed ashore with as much destructive power as any foreign (or perhaps interstellar) invader could hope to bring to bear against our coasts. Thus, in the opinion of economist Paul Krugman, the storm should help boost the American economy.
We spend too much time waiting for orders -- and money -- from Washington.
Harvard Professor Niall Ferguson inputs on how we got here and how to get out in this colorful video.
In a recent "supercommitee" session for Joint Deficit Reduction, Senator Pat Toomey questions the Director of the Congressional Budget Office on the current strategy of stimuli.