QE3? Not So Fast. Let's Debate the Merits of QE2 First

...Justin Wolfers, and James Altucher. Justin Wolfers is a professor of economics at the University of Pennsylvania and a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, with wide-ranging interests across labor,...

Why I Hate (And Can't Live Without) My Phone

...This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . 203-512-2161 That’s my phone number. It has...

How I Self-Published a Book, And How You Can Too

...This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . I just self-published a book called How...

Ten More Reasons You Need to Quit Your Job Right Now!

...Photo: John Lewis This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . I realized I had...

The Best Trader in the World Worked for Bernie Madoff

...Photo: Shiny Things This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . The night Bernie Madoff...

The Ten Commandments of The American Religion

...This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . (iStockphoto) If I stood in the center...

Ten Reasons Why I Would Never Donate to a Major Charity (How to Be a Superhero, Part 2)

...Photo: Katherine Johnson This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . “Giving to Charity” is...

Question of the Day Podcast

...Question of the Day is the show for listeners who are short on time and long on curiosity. It’s a fast-paced conversation between author and entrepreneur James Altucher and...

A Frog in the Salad

...matter has made its way through,” she added. In our podcast, Dubner’s friend James Altucher had an interesting perspective on how things like this happen: ALTUCHER: This is a growth issue,...

Confessions of a Steve Jobs Fanboy

...This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . Photo: segagman I saw the news this...