Financial Journalism and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

David Brooks

Carl Bloice: Some critics have taken the author Stieg Larsson to task for spending time on the state of economic reporting, suggesting that dragging in the issues of the day distracts unnecessarily from the enjoyment of a good murder mystery. For me it was one of the book’s highlights.

The Winds of Deflation

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Robert Reich: Consumers aren’t buying. They’re acting rationally. They’re worried about keeping their jobs, and they’re justifiably worried about the future.