Tag archive for ‘Great Recession’
Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Barry Ritholtz Examines Tortured Data on Energy Sector and Jobs

Barry Ritholtz, a columnist for Bloomberg, dissects claims that most of the job growth since 2007 has been in the oil and gas sector. If that were the case, the U.S. economy would be in hot water, since More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: Don’t Bet on a Stronger Dollar

Economic pundits, almost without exception, are predicting a stronger dollar in 2015 – an expectation that is leading investors to place some very large bets. But that market strategy could turn out to More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, December 26th, 2014

Mark Cuban Concerned About The Student Loan Bubble

–   Mark Cuban departed from his usual Ayn Rand-like attitude (he has a yacht named after the writer’s book “The Fountainhead”) to express concern for impoverished students, or More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: Putting Deflation First

– The European Central Bank is moving, hesitantly but ineluctably, toward quantitative easing. The threat of deflation – and the ineffectiveness of its previous measures – leaves it no choice. More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Legendary Investor Ken Fisher Says Bull Market Is Far from Over

Legendary investor Ken Fisher who has written the longest-running column in Forbes’ history, spanning 30 years and is the manager of Fisher Investments, says the six year bull market is far from over. More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Carl Icahn: US Economy May Bust, But Not Like 2008

Activist investor Carl Icahn said that the greater volatility in the markets can’t be denied. He warned that there “may be a bust, ” but “it isn’t as bad as it was in 2008.” More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Peter Schiff Sees Dark Days Ahead for US Economy

Noted Investor Peter Schiff sees dark times ahead for the U.S. economy, given policies which he sees are like “putting gasoline on a fire.”  according to Epoch Times. He thinks the U.S. is in More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: The Evolution of Devolution

– The Scots have spoken. A solid majority voted against independence in their historic referendum last month. But the debate left no question that an even larger majority favors the further devolution More...

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Jewish Business News On Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Rutgers Study: Recession Made Americans Unhappy, Worried, Pessimistic

The protracted and uneven recovery from the Great Recession has led most Americans to conclude that the U.S. economy has undergone a permanent change for the worse, according to a new national study at Rutgers. More...

Noam Meir On Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Sam Boymelgreen Kestrel Almost Ready, He’s Asking $90 Million

Sam Boymelgreen, the son of famous Israeli real estate developer Shaya Boymelgreen, has a new luxury rental Brooklyn development near completion. It’s been named The Kestrel, after a bird of More...

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