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By Paul Solman
Money manager turned country crooner Merle Hazard has made a name for himself singing about fiscal policy. His latest tune considers whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates -- and according to one of the world’s leading investment experts,…
By PBS NewsHour
On the eve of the release of October's employment data, which will paint the first official portrait of the labor market since the Federal Reserve ended quantitative easing last week, Making Sen$e turns to top economists, many of them former…
By Simone Pathe
There's no inflation threat to speak of right now, says Paul Krugman. In fact, deflation poses a bigger danger, he argues. And even if inflation should creep over the Fed's 2 percent target, Krugman is confident the Fed has the…
By Paul Krugman
Paul Krugman may not be pleased with the Fed's decision Wednesday to end their bond buying, but he is heartened by Janet Yellen's concern for the unemployed.
By Jon Shayne
As the Federal Reserve's policy committee ends its two-day meeting Wednesday, Nashville money manager Jon Shayne (aka econo-crooner Merle Hazard) releases his latest music video bemoaning the central bank's "Dual Mandate" to, on the one hand, keep prices stable, and,…
Why does the U.S. dollar have value? Hint: It's tax time, and there's only one way you can pay the U.S. government.
Merle Hazard performs "The Great Unwind." This is not our typical post; it's an economics music video. If you saw what the Fed did this week -- or even if you didn't and want to know what the big…
By Paul Solman Merle Hazard performs "The Great Unwind," his latest economics music video, produced by Nashville Public Television. In his latest music video, which we debuted on Wednesday, econo-crooner Merle Hazard, aka Nashville money manager Jon…
Merle Hazard performs "The Great Unwind," his latest economics music video, produced by Nashville Public Television. Paul Solman: The most financially savvy country and western crooner in America, Merle Hazard, returns to the Making Sen$e Business Desk with the…
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