Rowyn (rowyn) wrote,


How to spend your eight bucks!

These are answers from economists to a question posed by the Wall Street Journal, not an article in the Onion, so some of the answers are serious.  But you can tell it was a struggle for some of them to answer with a straight face.  My favorite:

Paul Kasriel, Northern Trust: I would use the extra cash to start a hedge fund, which would purchase newly-issued asset-backed securities. I would finance my position through the Fed’s TALF program.
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