A QE2 Eulogy

Although QE2 ended yesterday, eulogies for the Fed’s $600 billion bond buying program did not focus on the qualities of the deceased and why we will miss her. Yes, some did believe that thi…

Deflation Worries

We have something else to worry about: deflation. If you had $100 in 2000, you would need $126.60 in 2010 to make the same kinds of purchases. Called inflation, prices tend to go up each year. Most co…

Double Dipping

For a smile, you might want to watch Merle Hazard’s “Double Dippin’” song. As the Guardian points out, also look for the fun trivia such as a small background picture of mathem…

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