Category Archives: Doomsday scenarios

Wolf Richter: “Negative Growth” of Real Wages is Normal for Much of the Workforce, and Getting Worse – New York Fed

The Fed ‘s creative euphemisms for how real wages are sinking for many won’t keep threats like Trump at bay.

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Economists Mystified that Negative Interest Rates Aren’t Leading Consumers to Run Out and Spend

Not only has it been remarkable to witness the casual way in which central banks have plunged into negative interest rate terrain, based on questionable models. Now that this experiment isn’t working out so well, the response comes troubling close to, “Well, they work in theory, so we just need to do more or wait […]

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