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Dr. Doom: London Olympics Are 'An Economic Failure'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

An economics professor known as "Dr. Doom" offered a characteristically pessimistic analysis of the London Olympics on Sunday. "The Olympics are an...

Undead on Arrival: Why Payroll Tax Cuts Keep Coming Back -- Part 2

Stephen Kent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Kent

In Part 1 of this blog I argued that despite the defeat of the latest jobs bill in the Senate, seen in historical context, support for the once-taboo ...

Undead on Arrival: Why Payroll Tax Cuts Keep Coming Back -- Part 1

Stephen Kent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Kent

The latest jobs bill -- probably the last attempt of the 111th Congress to stimulate job growth before it adjourns -- died in the Senate yesterday. ...

Nouriel Roubini Calls For Payroll Tax Cuts -- And He's Not Alone

Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As President Obama's recent proposal for new stimulus programs has elicited mixed reviews from financial pundits, there's been growing support for ano...

Nouriel Roubini: We're Headed For A 'Growth Recession,' 400 Banks May Fail (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Are we headed into a "growth recession?" Speaking with CNBC Europe from Lake Como, Italy, Nouriel Roubini, the widely followed chairman of Roubini...

In Defense of the Volcker Rule

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

Some version of Wall Street reform is going to pass the Senate this week, but before it does, there are still three crucial battles to be waged, all of which would significantly change the way Wall Street does business.

Roubini Mystery: Bear, Bull, or Both?

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

There are rumors going around Wall Street that Nouriel Roubini has actually been on the long side of the market (betting it would rise) throughout his bearish tirade.

Roubini: Don't Expect A US-China Strategic Alliance Anytime Soon

Wall Street Journal | By IAN BREMMER and NOURIEL ROUBINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

American and Chinese officials said all the right things during this summer's inaugural round of their Strategic and Economic Dialogue. President Bara...

Roubini: Risk Of Double-Dip Recession Is Rising

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

T he global economy is starting to bottom out from the worst recession and financial crisis since the Great Depression. In the fourth quarter of 200...

Roubini: Economic Recovery To Be 'Very Ugly'

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nouriel Roubini, the economist whose dire forecasts earned him the nickname "Doctor Doom", told CNBC Monday that the economic recovery is going to be ...

Sam Stein

Biden Ignores Warnings Of Krugman, Stiglitz, Roubini And Others | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

During his interview with ABC's This Week on Sunday, Vice President Joe Biden made what will be a much-discussed admission in the week ahead. The Obam...

Roubini Sees Weeds Amid Green Shoots

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. economy will not recover until the end of this year, and even then growth will remain meek and vulnerable to higher inte...

The market bottom? no way Ben

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

Bank stocks had their best week on record last week and early this week as investors bet the bottom had been reached. I don't think so and hope I'm wr...

Will Geithner's Bungled Bank Plan Fuel Populist Revolt Against Dems?

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

"Nationalizing" banks is a dirty word in the American political context, and progressives seeking that goal would be well advised to offer different messaging in selling it to the public.