Daily Archives: December 29, 2009 @ 1:35 pm (Tuesday)

Monetary Policy and the Housing Bubble

[Skip to the end] >    >   (email exchange) >    >   On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 8:55 AM, wrote: >    >   Do you agree with their conclusion that monetary policy (low rates) didn’t affect housing >   prices? Yes, seems that way to me, too. … Continue reading

Posted in Fed, Housing, Inflation, Interest Rates |

Why health care will keep us ill

[Skip to the end] The flaw in the annointment is that our out of paradigm legislators and administration have apparently agreed that whatever healthcare they pass will be a ‘tax now, spend later’ arrangement. This will only serve to reduce … Continue reading

Posted in Employment, GDP | Tagged |

Iron ore in China

[Skip to the end] Yes, China is very large and in many ways ‘untouched’ and will most likely continue to find its own resources, rather than cause world wide shortages. China says it may have 10bln tonnes of iron ore … Continue reading

Posted in China, Comodities |