What We’re Reading
Nobel laureate Paul Krugman says signs of a slow-moving – even stagnant – U.S. economy indicate that the Federal Reserve may need to keep interest rates low for quite some time.
(suggested by Bob Landaas, president)
In an effort to point out that neither side of America’s political fence knows what it’s talking about, Bob Veres examines the work of a fellow economist who “thinks that deficits don’t matter as much as most people think, and when they do matter, the consequences are different from what most people believe.”
(suggested by Dave Sandstrom, vice president)
For all the money they’re putting into mutual funds, investors need to think harder about how they choose which funds belong in their portfolio. An article on MarketWatch lists the five worst ways to pick a fund.
(suggested by Steve Giles, vice president)
(initially posted Dec. 5, 2013)