Thursday, October 16, 2008

Stuff I've Read Today

WSJ: Fed's Beige Book shows farming and mining doing fine.
WSJ: forecasts for 3rd quarter GDP showing slight recession.
WSJ: the G8 statement on the financial crisis.
WSJ on Bernanke's speech at the Economic Club of New York.
The Economist on the bailout plan.
The Economist: the effects of the crisis on the heavy industry.
The Economist on the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics.
The Economist on Wall Street Gekkos.
Hamilton on some encouraging good news about the economy.
Cowen on the importance of economic blogs and on experimental vs. behavioral economics.
Kling on the political economy of the bailout.
Kling on misunderstanding regulation.
Dubner on pirates now and then.
McArdle on how Krugman's predicitions about recessions are almost always off the mark.
McArdle on financial regulation.
Perry on the usual economic nonsense that we get from the press.
Gawker on NYU's Nouriel "Dr. Doom" Roubini's "work hard, party hard" persona (HT Cowen).

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