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Revival of the tax hikers

with Milton Friedmanvia Washington Times
Tuesday, September 18, 2007

In recent years, the old "let's tax them more" crowd was on the defensive...

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After a rosy Reagan era, the fault lines began to show and fear turned to panic...

with Milton Friedmanvia Telegraph
Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Alan Greenspan is arguably the financial world’s most important figure of the past 50 years...

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Prof. wins economics award

with John B. Taylor, Milton Friedman, Gary S. Beckervia Stanford Daily
Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Economics Prof. John B. Taylor Ph. D. ‘73 won the National Association for Business Economics’ (NABE) Adam Smith Award on Sept. 10, taking home an accolade considered “NABE’s highest honor..."

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Net Worth: Interest-rate cut won't help all caught in credit crunch

with John Shovenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, September 18, 2007

They say the best cure for a hangover is a little hair of the dog that bit you, meaning a nip of whatever you were drinking the night before...

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Rate cut bonanza: Does the next bubble start here?

with Milton Friedmanvia Salon
Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Back in 2002, when Ben Bernanke was a junior Fed governor, he earned undying notoriety among monetary supply specialists by declaring that deflation was a problem that the federal government was well equipped to solve, because "the U.S. government has a technology called a printing press that allows it to produce as many U.S. dollars as it wished at essentially no cost..."

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Bernanke will prove sterner than Wall Street thinks

with Milton Friedmanvia Telegraph
Monday, September 17, 2007

A self-deprecating professor, Ben Bernanke joked on taking over the Federal Reserve last year that he had never run anything beyond deciding "whether to serve tea or coffee" at the Princeton faculty meetings...

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Cackling on the Right: Alan Greenspan Again?

with Milton Friedmanvia Huffington Post
Monday, September 17, 2007

Since Alan Greenspan is now selling a book, his publicity crank is turning fast and hard and his face is everywhere, a friendly old mask as inscrutable as the syntax he was fond of throwing out at the American public during his years as head of the Federal Reserve...

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Gaia Online Launches Council of Economic Advisors, Revamps Marketplace

with Milton Friedmanvia PRWeb
Monday, September 17, 2007

Gaia Online, the leading online hangout for teens, today announced that it has created a Council of Economic Advisors to be comprised of industry experts, academics, and other specialists to provide on-going analysis and guidance with respect to Gaia's virtual economy...

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Microsoft versus EU

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Financial Times
Monday, September 17, 2007

A top European Union court has rejected Microsoft’s appeal against a landmark antitrust ruling, dealing a serious blow to the US software giant in its nine-year battle with European regulators...

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Fed treads a fine line between perils

with John B. Taylorvia Financial Times
Monday, September 17, 2007

If Alan Greenspan is right, Ben Bernanke and his colleagues at the Federal Reserve – who meet on Tuesday to set interest rates – have an even tougher decision to make than most people think...

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