Chris Farrell is economics editor of Marketplace Money, a nationally syndicated one-hour weekly personal finance show produced by American Public Media. Chris is also economics correspondent for Marketplace, the largest business program in broadcasting and chief economics correspondent for American RadioWorks, the largest producer of long-form documentaries in public radio. He is also contributing economics editor at Business Week magazine. He was host and executive editor of public television’s Right on the Money. He is the author of two books: Right on the Money: Taking Control of Your Personal Finances, and Deflation: What Happens When Prices Fall. Chris is a graduate of Stanford and the London School of Economics.

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Periodic inflation scare

We're going through a periodic inflation scare. Basically, with central banks tightening (Europe) or standing firm (U.S.), and long-term interest...
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Health care reform

The pressure for genuine health care continues. The good news is that Democratic candidate Barack Obama has come up with a serious approach for...
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I have a review of Pop! Why Bubbles Are Great For The Economy by Daniel Gross. It's a quick read. Time well spent....
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Good jobs report

The jobs report came in better than expected. Payrolls increased by 157,000, and the jobless rate stayed at 4.5%. Government staticticians also...
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The Private Equity Question?

Not everyone is going to agree with me, but leveraged buyouts (LBOs) in the 1980s were mostly a positive influence on Corporate America. Yes, many...
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More Open Borders, Please

A good commentary on immigration by Michael Mandel at Business Week....
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Jeremy Grantham

Jeremy Grantham is a legendary value investor. He's also the founder and chairman of GMO, a Boston-based global investment-management firm with ...
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A Ridiculous and Irresponsible Dodge

We warned that this might happen on Marketplace Money, but I am still stunned....
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Ethanol bubble?

It has been a busy week, so I'm just catching up on some reading I had put aside. The Star Tribune last Sunday had a good story on ethanol: "Will...
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Sell, Warren Buffett?

Okay, Warren Buffett doesn't need any financial advice from me. But it's free, so here goes....

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