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Washington fiddles while the USA burns . . .

July 7th, 2009 · No Comments · Markets

United States America’s Fiscal Train Wreck July 06, 2009 By Richard Berner | Morgan Stanley |New York America’s long-awaited fiscal train wreck is now underway.  Depending on policy actions taken now and over the next few years, federal deficits will likely average as much as 6% of GDP through 2019, contributing to a jump in debt […]

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USA-China flowchart : Neat !

May 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Markets

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The Coming of the Fourth American Republic

April 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Geopolitics

A nice broad perspective . . . The Coming of the Fourth American Republic By James V. DeLong Tuesday, April 21, 2009 The Special Interest State that has shaped American life for 70 years is dying. What comes next is uncertain, but there are grounds for optimism. The United States has been called the oldest nation in […]

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