Politics and Government
In the NY Sun, Larry Kudlow says the President’s head will spin in a flurry of legislation if the GOP takes the Senate.
At NJ.com, Steve Lonegan explains how the gold standard insures the dollar has more buying power, debunks former Governor Jim Florio’s caricature of the gold standard.
In the NY Sun, Steve Forbes writes great countries don’t have weak currencies.
At Forbes.com, John Tamny urges us to ignore the latest deflation scare.
In The Hill, Dr. Judy Shelton cautions Madame Yellen on grandiosity.
From Forbes.com, Ralph Benko asks if Janet Yellen is the New Magoo following her Perspectives on inequality speech; also on Forbes.com, Ralph Benko covers Harry Reid and the Democrat’s strategy to keep the majority.
In Forbes.com, Nathan Lewis explains what's behind the collapsing ruble.
Steve Hanke, tells Interfax the country will continue to run down its foreign reserves – the cash it uses for LNG imports.
The NY Sun debunks the NY Times claim that QE revived the economy.
The Washington Post discusses why Europe is doomed.
The German central bank is a lost cause that's compared Draghi to the devil—yes, really—for being open to printing money
From Forbes.com, Norbert Michel suggests we discredit the devaluation of currencies once and for all; also on Forbes.com, Norbert Michel details how the Fed was too tight in 2008.
At Forbes.com, Brian Domitrovic writes politicians were talking about the Laffer curve in 1963.
The Middle Class Squeeze
Rising demand of meat and corn combined with bad weather cause food prices to reach record highs for restaurants.