February 12, 2009


Posted in Bonds, Savings & Investment at 5:04 pm by davidprudente

Here’s some reading for Stephanie…and the rest of you from the New York Times. An interesting story about NY municipal bonds that are about to reach their maturity date after 135 years.


February 11, 2009

The Paradox of Thrift

Posted in Savings & Investment at 5:29 pm by davidprudente

Here’s a timely article from The New York Times regrading savings.

November 29, 2008

Mankiw’s Latest Article in the NYTs

Posted in Aggregate Demand, Consumer Confidence, Fiscal Policy, John Maynard Keynes, Macroeconomics, National Debt, Savings & Investment at 4:53 pm by davidprudente

Here is Professor Mankiw’s latest article appearing in the New York Times…discussing what John Maynard Keynes would do in the current crisis…you’ll be reading about Keynes next in the Worldly Philosophers.

January 3, 2008

Things to do

Posted in Articles, Financial System, Savings & Investment at 7:46 pm by davidprudente

Tomorrow we’ll be going over the Financial System of the United States. To help you with note taking, I’ve uploaded this Organizational Chart, which we’ll be using in class. Also, remember that Questions 1 & 2; Plus Problems 1, 3, & 5 are due tomorrow.