Today marks the release of a second Keynes versus Hayek video. We’ll be linking to it and channeling Lord Keynes on the subject of the budget later this afternoon. Stay tuned.
This entry is cross-posted on the Making Sen$e page, where correspondent Paul Solman answers your economic and business questions “It’s the economy, stupid.” (Bill Clinton, 1992) “Are you better off now than you were four years ago?” (Ronald Reagan, 1980) … Continue reading
Lord Robert Skidelsky has written a celebrated biography of economist John Maynard Keynes, which he recently discussed with economics correspondent Paul Solman in an interview. Listen to Skidelsky read a portion of an excerpt of the biography below. Continue reading
Paul Solman: Caveat lector: What follows may be more than you want to know. That said, a blog post about us and TV talk show booking practices, The Perils of a Talking Head, appeared yesterday. I thought it might benefit … Continue reading
Question: What’s the collateral damage or ripple effects of GM’s bankruptcy? Paul Solman: Funny you should ask. We’re in the process of scripting a brief story for tonight’s NewsHour addressing this very question. (Brief for us, that is: For the … Continue reading
Question: How much revenue would a 1 percent federal tax on the buying and selling of stocks produce? We have federal taxes on gasoline, so why not the selling of stocks? Surely, someone who is spending $1,000 can afford a … Continue reading