Tag Archives: Economy

The Economy and the Bailout

The Economy and the Bailout

Posted on 03. Jan, 2009 by .

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The economy is usually a pretty popular topic in the news, because is truly touches everybody. With the crises that have hit in the last year or so, the economy has become even more popular than usual. Plenty of people provide advice and opinion about what is going to happen in the future and what […]

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Brookings Take on the Financial Crisis

Posted on 29. Dec, 2008 by .

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Here’s a video from the Brookings Institution about the economic crisis.  I can’t say I agree with everything and I find the Cato videos to be more informative (call it bias).  I still thought it was worth watching.  Barry Bosworth is fiscal policy expert and worked in the Carter administration (his CV is available here). […]

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Buy More Stock

Posted on 08. Dec, 2008 by .

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Tim Harford, the Undercover Economist, is putting his two cents in for us young folks to not only buy some stock, but even go into debt for it.  I’m not sure I’d got the debt route (maybe it’s a deep psychological issue from my childhood), but buying stock would be at the top of my list of […]

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How Your Small Businesses Can Survive a Recession

How Your Small Businesses Can Survive a Recession

Posted on 17. Nov, 2008 by .

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Being in the Silicon Valley during the current economic crisis has been interesting. It has been especially insightful to compare the “Dot Com” crash 8 years ago to the current crisis and to see how the crashes have effected businesses differently. I was surprised to realize that many businesses, especially in the tech sector, learned […]

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