Thursday, October 9, 2008

Stuff I've Read Today

WSJ: synchronized rate cuts by Central Banks around the world.
WSJ on the next Fed rate cut.
WSJ on the radical course change of the ECB.
Mankiw on the recapitalization of the financial system.
Dubner on the book "The Price of Everything" by Roberts.
Caplan criticizes Congressman Frank.
Kling on the awful presidential debate, a festival of economic obscurantism.
Perry on the silliness of the "energy independence" mantra. Why not to become "banana independent" too?
Perry: should we give a medal to speculators for decreasing gas prices? Or should we blame them?
Stephenson on how the bailout plan is "reverse Darwinism."

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