Tag archive for ‘Pinchas Landau’
Pinchas Landau On Monday, January 20th, 2014

Israel Economy : National Accounts and GDP Estimates for 2013 – CBS Data from 31st December 2013

– Bottom line: There were no surprises in the latest batch of data and estimates from the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). The annualized rate of GDP growth for Q3 was reduced from 2.2% to 2%,  More...

Pinchas Landau On Monday, January 20th, 2014

Israel Economy : Trade Data for November and January 2013

– Bottom line: The reduction of 26.6% in the (shekel-denominated) deficit in trade in goods during 2013 seems to be a positive headline – and it is, as far as it goes. But that is not very far. More...

Pinchas Landau On Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

There Is No Alternative : TINA And The Prince

– TINA rules, OK! The prince said so. TINA is not a person, or even a virtual person on some stupid-but-addictive computer game. TINA is an acronym, increasingly prevalent in discussions about More...

Pinchas Landau On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

The October 2013 CPI & Inflation

– Bottom line: The October CPI rose 0.3%, much more than the consensus forecast of 0-0.1%. However, other than highlighting yet again the inability of the forecasters to handle the fluctuations More...

Pinchas Landau On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

The Conservatives

– There is, without doubt, a growing sense of concern among Americans of all political leanings, in all parts of the country, with regard to the fecklessness of the Obama Administration. This More...

Pinchas Landau On Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Angry young men

– / By Pinchas Landau/ Most, although not all, major stock indexes in the US made new highs earlier this week and may make even newer before the week is out. In the case of the Standard and Poor’s More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Nobel Prize Winner, Professor Yisrael Aumann says: Economics works great ! / Special interview

– “There’s a big difference between the economy not working and economics not working. Economics works great!”  – Professor Yisrael Aumann /wiki – / By Pinchas Landau / Professor Yisrael More...

Pinchas Landau On Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Too big to fail has become Too big for trial

– / by Pinchas Landau / If you think that the fact that the Dow Jones Industrial Average this week made a new all-time record closing high proves, or even indicates, that the American economy is on More...

Pinchas Landau On Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Put On hold Distrust

– / By Pinchas Landau / “Why hasn’t there been a run on the banks yet?”  A friend of mine posed this question to me in a conversation we had about midday on Thursday. The topic, of course, More...

Pinchas Landau On Friday, February 8th, 2013

Are Bond a Bubble?

by Pinchas Landau / The opening weeks of 2013 have seen the investing public, in the US and in most other countries, pouring money into equity investments. The clearest evidence of this was the data More...

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