Tag Archive for finance

Maybe They Can Just Dog-Ear The Bills?

Isn’t money fungible? Do they plan to keep the Google money in cash, and dog-ear the individual bills so they don’t go to the wrong place? Stanford Promises Not to Use Google Money for Privacy Research: “Stanford University recently declared…

A Great Idea For Solving College Debt

We’ve discussed the problems with student-loan debt at length. Let’s look at a possible solution. I concede that it has many hurdles, most of them political. Escaping the Student-Debt Trap – WSJ: “Here’s his solution in a nutshell: Suppose an…

McCardle Blasts The $1-Trillion Coin Option

She nails it. And she gets into one of my personal pet-peeves, the idea that we need government to think long-term because corporations only think short-term. Washington Goes Platinum – Megan McArdle – ┬áThe Daily Beast: “I hope you’ll pardon…

Schiff on The Debt Ceiling

I couldn’t possibly agree more. The entire thing is a farce. Doing Away With Ceiling Drama by Peter Schiff: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner made news last week by proposing to transfer the Congressional prerogative to raise the debt ceiling to…