Archive | March, 2012

Fed

Would a 3rd Round of Quantitative Easing be a Charm?

Would a 3rd Round of Fed Quantitative Easing be a charm? Matthew O’Brien, writing last week for The Atlantic, certainly feels it would be. Those who share his sentiments were disappointed when Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in his hearing before Congress stated “monetary policy is not a panacea”, which many have interpreted as a sign…
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Minimum Wage Distorts Reality

A price control is a legal price established by the government that forbids the selling of a good or service above some maximum or below some minimum price. It is an example of triangular intervention—the state coerces two parties to exchange at a certain price. The direct consequence of the effective maximum price control is…
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