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2009-07-07 09:44:00

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Business professionals are increasingly frustrated with the time wasted browsing numerous news sites and blogs, just to find a few stories worth reading. Now a new website, Strategist News (http://strategistnews.com) has been launched as a free online destination that delivers high quality business news and blog posts that come recommended by like minded professionals, the company announced today. Strategist News hopes to set itself apart with the quality of...

2009-03-29 13:12:00

COVER: "Obama Is Wrong" (p. 20). As the debate over the rescue of the financial system-which is crucial in stabilizing the economy and returning the country to prosperity-unfolds, Paul Krugman has emerged as President Obama's toughest liberal critic, writes Newsweek Editor-at-Large Evan Thomas in his profile of Krugman. Krugman, a columnist for The New York Times, a professor at Princeton and a Nobel Prize winner in economics, was a scourge of the Bush administration, but has been...

2009-03-29 10:17:00

NEW YORK, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- As the debate over the rescue of the financial system - which is crucial in stabilizing the economy and returning the country to prosperity - unfolds, Paul Krugman has emerged as President Barack Obama's toughest liberal critic, writes Newsweek Editor-at-Large Evan Thomas in his profile of Krugman in the current issue. Krugman, a columnist for The New York Times, a professor at Princeton and a Nobel Prize winner in economics, was a scourge of the Bush...

2009-03-18 19:06:20

The European Union and the United States need to pump much more money into the economy to get it growing again, a leading U.S. economist says. Paul Krugman, a Nobel-prize-winning economist, said Tuesday in Brussels that the $260 billion the EU committed in its stimulus package last year was only a down payment on what's needed -- $520 billion this year and up to $1.4 trillion over the next three years, the EU Observer reported Wednesday. Krugman said the United States also is not spending...

2009-01-15 17:51:10

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman suggested massive help was available for the economy, but policies need to have strings attached. In an interview on ABC News, Krugman, a professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University, said the government can probably borrow another $5 trillion. Hard to believe, but we can probably get away with that if we have to, he said. Krugman said the politically expedient move would be to help the economy first and banks second. If...

2008-12-29 10:09:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The proposals are coming fast and furious from Washington: fix the economy and generate jobs by repairing and rebuilding the nation's crumbling infrastructure. President-elect Barack Obama says he plans to make the kinds of investments not seen since the 1930s when Franklin Delano Roosevelt unleashed the New Deal in an effort to pull the nation out of The Great Depression. To help viewers better understand what exactly is at stake, the stations of...

2008-10-14 06:00:18

By Catherine Rampell Paul Krugman, a professor at Princeton University and an outspoken columnist for The New York Times and the International Herald Tribune, was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday. Krugman has been a polarizing figure on The Times's Op-Ed page, and a thorn in the side of President George W. Bush, for nearly a decade. The prize awarded Monday, however, was for academic - and less political - research on international trade and economic...


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