Reading List: Greed isn
- 7 March 2012
According to David Sirota, it would be a disastrous idea for presidential candidate Mitt Romney to run America like a business. Salon
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers say Ben Bernanke needs to be more assertive when it comes to announcing the Fed's longer-term plans or risk dooming the strategy to failure. Bloomberg
After Monday's announcement that China is lowering its growth target for 2012, Michael Shuman thinks the global economy should be more worried about the potential fallout from a China that doesn't slow down than a China that does. TIME
"So much has been written, by so many, against the muddled ideas that have now overwhelmed good sense on trade policy in the US government that one wonders whether there is anything left to say." Unfortunately, there is. Project Syndicate
The origin of Bretton Woods before the gold avalanche or the war: "it looks like the basic idea actually emerged from the US going off gold in 1933 and an attempt to figure out what it should do next." The Edge Of The American West
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- More signs of Currency Wars emerge and some songs for #Indyref day in Scotland
- What to do about the problem that is Japan and its economy?
- Storm warning – Investors must not believe the current benign times will persist indefinitely
- The thing we definitely know about the Scottish vote - sterling will react one way or another
- UK retail sales edge up in August - helped by a dash for vacuum cleaners
- Scottish income tax changes could make it a haven for pensioners
- English subsidy of Scottish tax breaks must stop, says taxpayers group
- Latest mortgage lending estimates point to best August since 2008
- Federal Reserve asserts rates will not rise until a "considerable time" has passed after the end of QE
- Is volatility imminent? Investors must not believe the benign backdrop will persist indefinitely...