<html> <head><style type ="text/css">body { font-family: "Bloomberg Prop Unicode I", Verdana, sans-serif; font-size:125%; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; color: #FF9F0F; background-color: #000000; text-align: left; } p {line-height: 1.25em; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" );} h1, h2, h3 { text-align: left; font-weight: normal; color: #FFFFFF; } h1 { font-size: 130%; } h2 { font-size: 115%; } h3 { font-size: 100%; } #bb-style { font-size: 90%; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" ); } b, strong { font-weight: bold; } i, em { color: #FEC54A; } pre { font-family: "Andale Mono", "Monaco", "Lucida Console"; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; line-height: 1.25em; } table { border: 0; font-size: 90%; width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } td, tr { text-align: left; } td.numeric { text-align: right; } a:link { color:#53B2F5; text-decoration: none; } a:visited {color:#53B2F5} a:active {color:#53B2F5} a:hover {color:#53B2F5} </style> </head> <body> <p>By Kirsten Salyer</p> <p>History News Network on <a href="http://hnn.us/iwan_morgan/articles/148842.html">why a business background doesn't guarantee a successful president</a><br> Paul Krugman on <a href="http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/11/a-global-1937/">the balancing budget mistake of 1937</a><br> The Winthrop Group on <a href="http://www.winthropgroup.com/content/are-markets-rational">a historical perspective on the global financial crisis</a><br> The Big Picture on <a href="http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2012/10/10-key-trends-changing-investment-management/">10 key trends changing investment management</a><br> Bloomberg News on <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/slideshow/2012-10-19/black-monday-25th-anniversary.html">the 25th anniversary of Black Monday</a><br> Economist's View on <a href="http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2012/10/us-labor-unions-fewer-and-bigger.html">the evolution of U.S. unions</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/view/echoes/">Read more</a> from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog.</p> </body> </html>