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New Links: Sumner Time Sadness Edition

Sumner on trade with China Sumner on forecasting Sumner on Trump being clueless Sumner on reasoning from a price change Sumner on the Fed setting an interest rate floor

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This week, a few links about Trump that won’t cause you to claw your eyes out because of the terrible journalism. Scott Sumner on Trump the mailman: Scott’s main points… Read more »

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Brazil’s Austerity Experiment: Scott Sumner walks us through some of the problems with ascribing any of the future economic success/failure of Brazil to the coming austerity. Very useful to learn… Read more »

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Links from the last quarter of 2016: Excessive debt vs. current account deficits: Confusing the two is the arena of goldbugs, journos, and first year college students. The US has… Read more »

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The Economist on who is hurt most by protectionist policies: (hint): if you buy more from China, you benefit more. But the poorest 10% of consumers would lose 63% of… Read more »

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Back at it again with the fresh links: John Hempton (whose status has absolutely blown up over the past several months/years, maybe thanks to HLF?) on investment philosophy: A really… Read more »

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Two weeks worth of links because I was gone at conferences last week — XYPN and FinCon. Summary posts to come. NYT Article on Chilean Pensions: Spoiler: they are very… Read more »

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Short links this week, China and monetary policy are two areas that almost anyone who considers themselves financially savvy probably has an opinion in which they are too confident by… Read more »

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Scott Sumner on monetary offset: Understanding the implications of monetary offset is one of the prerequisites for intelligent conversation of economics. There are so many fallacies here one hardly knows… Read more »

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Joseph Belth on Long Term Care Insurance: Whether Long Term Care Insurance (LTCI) is necessary or wise is a common question when people are nearing retirement. The topic deserves a… Read more »