Category: Economics

Boston/Cambridge/Quincy rank 8th most stressful cities to live in

I was interested to see that Boston/Cambridge/Quincy Metro area ranked eighth in a Forbes.com study of the most stressful US cities to live in.

Topping the list were Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Cleveland, Providence, RI, San Francisco, and Detroit; Washington DC was ninth, followed by San Jose, Seattle, Riverside CA, and Philadelphia and, surprisingly, Portland, Ore.

The Economy: Where are we headed?

In a talk at Harvard’s Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, New York Times Business Columnist Joe Nocera offered background and commentary on the current financial crisis. In answer to the question posed by the talk’s title: The Economy: Where are we Headed,” he resoundingly proclaimed, “I don’t know.”