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WSJ Econoblog: Reasons to Pout?

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 6, 2006 @ 10:00 am In Economy,Markets,Media | Comments Disabled

Yesterday, Brian Wesbury and I did the full econoblog thang for the WSJ [1].

You may recall Brian penned the "Pouting Pundits of Pessimism [2]" piece for the Journal’s Op-Ed page (discussed previously here [3]).

It was a lot of fun; Brian’s a good guy — he’s a lot more Bullish than I, and think’s the economy is hunky dory [4] –  but at least he’s a realist when it comes to inflation.

The whole discussion is on line in their public section here [1]; I think we lay out both sides of the debate fairly well.

Special thanks to Calculated Risk [5] for the chart [6]!


ECONOBLOG: Reasons to Pout? [1]
WSJ, January 6, 2006

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URLs in this post:

[1] econoblog thang for the WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB113639173784337602.html

[2] Pouting Pundits of Pessimism: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB113349267303212142.html

[3] previously here: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2005/12/how_strong_is_t.html

[4] hunky dory: http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-hun2.htm

[5] Calculated Risk: http://calculatedrisk.blogspot.com/

[6] chart: http://calculatedrisk.blogspot.com/2005/12/gdp-growth-with-and-without-mortgage.html

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