Monthly Archives: May 2011

War at the Wall Street Journal

This highly readable book combines several intriguing narratives – it is simultaneously an insider’s history of the Wall Street Journal and how it has operated over the years; a dramatic struggle by Rupert Murdoch to acquire the paper from a heterogeneous … Continue reading

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WSJ Guide to 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter

This is a breezy but useful survey of a diverse selection of economic indicators, focused mainly on the business cycle (predicting recessions & recoveries), and on inflation. It is not a deep treatment of these issues, but a practical discussion … Continue reading

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