Monthly Archives: August 2011

Robert Shiller on US housing, economy, stimulus

Bob Shiller is one of the few economists who sees the forest for the trees. Robert Shiller, an economics professor at Yale University and co-creator of the S&P/Case-Shiller home-price index, talks about the U.S. housing market and economy, and his … Continue reading

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John Hussman: current economic evidence has 100% sensitivity to recessions

This week’s Hussman letter is worth a once twice over. “It is now urgent for investors to recognize that the set of economic evidence we observe reflects a unique signature of recessions comprising deterioration in financial and economic measures that … Continue reading

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Honest analysts make me chuckle

This clip is brutally honest.  Good for him.  He may well not be asked back as a guest however…Andrew Smithers, founder of Smithers & Co., talks about the outlook for equities and methods for valuing stocks:  Watch the Bloomberg clip … Continue reading

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The Money and Wealth Show with Barry Ritholtz

This week Ms. Park interviews money manager, author and Big Picture blogger Barry Ritholtz.

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More from Fed’s Hoenig on limits and goals of monetary policy

Another excellent interview from Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Thomas Hoenig. Hoenig is an adult with a rational, thoughtful take on the Fed’s mandate and the limitations of what they can and should be targeting. Hoenig says there’s … Continue reading

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The Bernak offers the stimulus stick back to Congress

As the consensus view predicted, Bernanke did not signal further stimulus today, although he urged Congress to get a grip and roll out some meaningful fiscal stimulus. He also urged them to not underestimate the fragility of the present economy. … Continue reading

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