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Stocks are down sharply today, as the reality of the global economic predicament begins to dawn on the investor class. But the bond market looks even worse, writes Paul Krugman: The US 10-year bond rate is now down to 2.5%. So much for those bond vigilantes. What this rate is
Mitt Romney is running a haplessly dishonest, but potentially effective general election campaign. I don’t know if he’s going to make it to the general election. But if he does, these are the types of messages you’re going to see. The ad is a little incoherent. It features an Ohio
The money in the Wisconsin recall races is bordering on obscene, as expected, and on both sides. We Are Wisconsin, the labor coalition, has raised close to $10 million for the recalls. And on the other end of the scale, the Club for Growth has put in about $3 to
Deals have apparently been reached on patent reform and trade agreements, two pieces of the this-won’t-create-jobs “jobs” agenda. But a third deal, which would avert the continued furlough of 74,000 Americans, has not yet been reached. The FAA remains in partial shutdown, with construction projects at airports all over the
As Dick Polman writes today, the Obama Administration put themselves in a box on jobs that will be difficult to emerge from. While the spending cuts in the near term are not all that large, the very real shift to austerity on practical and rhetorical terms means that legitimate job
It looks like the pressure has finally cracked Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. After weeks of outrage from housing advocates, and controversy in the media, over the firing of two assistant AGs who were pursuing cases against foreclosure mills and other malign operators profiting off the foreclosure crisis, Bondi has