Paul Krugman’s 3 simple ways to fix the US economy (video)

14th May 2012

Economist Paul Krugman explains why additional aid to state and local governments, the refinancing of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages and filling the vacancies on the Federal Reserve board will help fix the US economy. Reuters


After JPMorgan's Huge Loss, Is More Regulation Needed?

The Wall Street Journal's Liz Rappaport, Michael Greenberger of the University of Maryland School of Law and consultant Bert Ely discuss the details of how the bank lost $2 billion over a six week period. PBS Newshour


Is Austerity to Blame for Europe's Economic Woes?

The fact that many European countries haven't cut spending at all means critics of austerity like Paul Krugman and Larry Summers have got it all wrong, argues Veronique de Rugy. Reason TV


BOE Monetary Policy `Failing,' Blanchflower Says

David Blanchflower, a former Bank of England policymaker, says its governor – Mervyn King – is too focused on inflation and missed an opportunity last week to boost the bank's quantitative easing program. Bloomberg Television


Greece's uncertain future

John Peet believes if the Greeks end up saying they want to stay in the euro but are not willing to fulfil the conditions of austerity and further reform that their euro paymasters are imposing – then a Greek departure from the euro would become inevitable. The Economist Magazine


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