Twitter Updates for 2010-02-28

Hilarious video of Maxine Waters interviewing Bernanke. She doesn't have a clue. CBS asks an interesting question. # Former Maryland Dean in deep doo dod. Writing a $60,000 check is tough for most academics. # Dresslar & Lockyer are going to have to come to grips with the fact that California . . . → Read More: Twitter Updates for 2010-02-28

Twitter Updates for 2010-02-27

My turn to be surprised. BEA revises 4th quarter GDP growth estimate up! Good. # Ten reasons business is leaving California Hat tip to Joel Kotkin. # Forsyth on real estate: Tough market # "The Green Jobs Myth" # Great news for Central Oregon 200 new jobs is . . . → Read More: Twitter Updates for 2010-02-27

Twitter Updates for 2010-02-26

It's popular to talk about market failure. Few talk about government failure. Homeland Security inspiring confidence. # New unemployment claims climb, again surprising economists The consensus has been wrong on employment for months now. # Dan blogged on trade and economic compositional changes: # California is not a serious place: . . . → Read More: Twitter Updates for 2010-02-26

Trade Worries

A lot of people who watch trade flows think that the United States is making a mistake by losing its manufacturing activities to other countries. They recognize that other countries can provide some manufactured goods at lower cost than the United States, lowering costs for consumers, and they recognize that free trade levels the . . . → Read More: Trade Worries

Twitter Updates for 2010-02-25

Record low home sales in January Yet another "surprise" to some economists. # Vince Reinhart on Fed strategy, or lack of strategy He should know. He was at the center of the fed for years. #