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Sandor Talks About Inventing Markets

Daniel P. Collins | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Daniel P. Collins

Richard (Doc) Sandor has been described as brilliant by many but from my perspective his genius is in being able to see the essence of things -- understanding the simple purpose of a product and applying it free from any preconceived parameters.

Where Krugman Went Right: On Housing Policy

Mark J. Perry and Robert Dell | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business
Mark J. Perry and Robert Dell

The Krugman-Estonia kerfuffle raises an interesting question: Has Krugman ever sided with free market economists against government activism in his Times forum?

If Only We Could Declare a Mistrial for the Super Committee and Send Them Home

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

If a jury is deadlocked, the courts declare a mistrial -- send the jury home -- and start over with a new one. Too bad we cannot do that with Congress.

Ginnie Mae Using Taxpayer Funds To Fuel Risky Lending

washingtonpost.com | Brian Grow and Zachary A. Goldfarb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lend America is hardly the only lender with a troubled record that Ginnie Mae has endorsed. The agency has provided taxpayer backing to at least 36 ot...