Will the stimulus actually stimulate? Economists say no

McClatchy Washington Bureau | 02/12/2009 | Will the stimulus actually stimulate? Economists say no: “I think (doing) nothing would have been better,” said Ed Yardeni, an investment analyst who’s usually an optimist, in an interview with McClatchy. He argued that the plan fails to provide the right incentives to spur spending. A lot of my […]

Will saving more money kill the economy?

If I save more money, will I kill our economy? – “Money still talks, apparently. I just happen to believe it speaks loudest when people are in control of it.”  This topic made me think a little about alternative stimulus.  What if interest on CDs was made tax-free while requiring banks to de-lever gradually?  It […]