TITLE

Price and Prosperity

AUTHOR(S)
Karlgaard, Rich
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;11/24/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 20, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's comments on capitalism. According to the author, capitalism works only when accurate prices flow freely throughout the system. He also says that another price distorter is a weakened currency. He feels that capitalism has been brought to its knees by murky price signals.
ACCESSION #
35661639

 

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