..."the business press grew too close intellectually to the
institutions it covered, became overly preoccupied with what
insiders cared about, and placed a high premium on gaining access
to power and a low one holding it accountable. It placed too much
emphasis on being first by a few hours and not enough on telling
stories that otherwise would never be known. In short, mainstream
financial journalism drifted from its own investigative
For some notes on the outlook for the economy, see this.
Ron Paul: Questioning Ben Bernanke on monetary
The video clip below contains an exchange between Sen. Ron Paul and
Ben Bernanke during the latter’s recent testimony to the
Joint Economic Committee of Congress.