Posts filed under “Taxes and Policy”

Blog Watch: The State Department

That’s right, the State Department is now blogging:

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By my calculations, this means there are now just 11 people left in the world without a blog.


Category: Taxes and Policy, Weblogs

Can Housing Be “Rescued?”

Category: Credit, Data Analysis, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

Mortgage Resets? Try Chapter 13 Bankruptcy!

Fascinating front page WSJ article today, titled More Debtors Use Bankruptcy To Keep Homes. It seems that Chapter 13 filings are gaining in popularity. Why? Because they halt foreclosure proceedings: “Last month, as the nation’s housing slump continued, consumer bankruptcy filings increased almost 23% from a year earlier – representing nearly 69,000 people — according…Read More

Category: Credit, Economy, Psychology, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

No Free Lunch: Ongoing Ramifications of an Easy Fed

Category: Commodities, Currency, Federal Reserve, Inflation, Taxes and Policy

Global Taxes as a Percentage of GDP

Category: Economy, Taxes and Policy

Real World Consequences of Core Inflation Focus

Category: Federal Reserve, Financial Press, Inflation, Taxes and Policy

Ease of Doing Business by Country

Category: Data Analysis, Politics, Taxes and Policy

The Economic Far Right & the G.O.P.

Category: Economy, Politics, Psychology, Taxes and Policy

Bloomberg: CPI Inflation Data is a “Lie”

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Employment, Federal Reserve, Inflation, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

The Widening Gap Between the Rich and the Super-Rich

Category: Psychology, Taxes and Policy, Television