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GOP Lines Up To Oppose Obama’s Jobs Plan — Even Before It’s Announced

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/talkradionews/4012425080/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell offered the sharpest critique yet of President Barack Obama’s jobs plan — two days before it is to be formally announced.Speaking on the Senate floor to open the fall legislative session after a five-week vacation, McConnell said he is growing confident that […]
GOP Lines Up To Oppose Obama’s Jobs Plan — Even Before It’s Announced
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Romney’s Unveils Boring 59-Point Jobs Plan With Few Fresh Ideas

[credit provider=”Courtesy of mittromney”] Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney previewed his 59-point jobs plan in an op-ed in USA Today seeking to draw contrast himself from President Barack Obama, who will introduce his own plan to a Joint Session of Congress on Thursday.”Barack Obama has had his turn at fixing […]
Romney’s Unveils Boring 59-Point Jobs Plan With Few Fresh Ideas
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Democrats To Push Super Committee To Take Up Jobs, In Addition To Debt

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_B._Larson,_May_12,_2008.jpg”] In the wake of today’s release of dismal August jobs numbers, Democratic lawmakers are set to introduce a bill to increase the mandate of the debt Super Committee to take up jobs legislation.As if their mandate to cut $1.5 trillion in three months wasn’t tall enough […]
Democrats To Push Super Committee To Take Up Jobs, In Addition To Debt
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Is Jon Huntsman The New Candidate Of The Conservative Intellectual Elite?

[credit provider=”World Economic Forum via Flikr”] The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board endorsed presidential candidate Jon Huntsman’s economic growth plan in a column published in Friday’s paper.The board declared that the plan put forward Wednesday by the former Utah governor and Ambassador to China “is as impressive as any to date […]
Is Jon Huntsman The New Candidate Of The Conservative Intellectual Elite?
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And This Is How The Economic Downturn Is Squeezing Asia

[credit provider=”Patrick Feller on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/nakrnsm/3510799455/”] The economic tide in Asia is turning, and fast. Across the region, slowed demand in Europe and the United States is taking its toll, reports the FT. Some examples: August manufacturing data showed contraction in South Korea (for the first time since 2008) and […]
And This Is How The Economic Downturn Is Squeezing Asia
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Obama Stoops, Gets Burned By Boehner

President Barack Obama called a Washington political play yesterday, hoping to upstage the debate among his reelection competitors with a big announcement from the House floor to a Joint Session of Congress. But little did he know he was playing way out of his league.
Obama Stoops, Gets Burned By Boehner
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Solar Panel Company Goes Bankrupt, Leaving Taxpayers On The Hook For $535 Million In Stimulus Loans

[credit provider=”spanginator via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/spanginator/3414028795/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] The federal government guaranteed $535 million in loans for Solyndra, a California solar panel maker, as part of the stimulus program’s investment in green jobs — now it’s bankrupt.The announcement that the company is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and laying 1,100 people off provided […]
Solar Panel Company Goes Bankrupt, Leaving Taxpayers On The Hook For $535 Million In Stimulus Loans
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Obama Moves Jobs Speech After Boehner Objects To Date

[credit provider=”AP”] Speaker of the House John Boehner rejected President Barack Obama’s request for a Joint Session of Congress next Wednesday, instead inviting Obama to speak the next day.Citing the fact that the House is just returning from its August recess on September 7th, with the first votes not scheduled until […]
Obama Moves Jobs Speech After Boehner Objects To Date
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Updated: Obama Requests Joint Session Of Congress To Present Jobs Plan; Same Night As GOP Debate

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Obama_Boehner_State_of_the_Union_2011.jpg”] President Barack Obama sent a letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid requesting a Joint Session of Congress on September 7th at 8pm to present his economic growth plan to the nation.Obama writes that it is his intention “to […]
Updated: Obama Requests Joint Session Of Congress To Present Jobs Plan; Same Night As GOP Debate
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Obama Considering Mortgage Relief As Part Of New Jobs Plan

[credit provider=”By TheTruthAbout on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/thetruthabout/4368963217/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] The White House has promised that President Barack Obama’s jobs announcement next week will off new ideas.According to Reuters, the Obama administration is considering expanding existing mortgage programs to allow homeowners owing more than their home value to refinance and take advantage of near-record-low interest […]
Obama Considering Mortgage Relief As Part Of New Jobs Plan
Markets

What Caused The Financial Crisis? Don’t Ask An Economist

[credit provider=”alles-schlumpf via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3034659459/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] What caused the financial crisis that is still reverberating through the global economy? Last week’s 4th Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany – a meeting that brings Nobel laureates in economics together with several hundred young economists from all over the world – illustrates how little agreement there […]
What Caused The Financial Crisis? Don’t Ask An Economist
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The Mega-Merger: The United States and Canada

[credit provider=”AP” url=”AP”] “Go big or go home.” That’s the advice that the collective pundit chorus is chanting at President Obama. Small ball isn’t going to get the job done, they say. The chorus has seen this movie before—it was called the Carter Presidency—and they know how it ends.  It ends […]
The Mega-Merger: The United States and Canada
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The Bad Timing Of Obama’s Jobs Speech

[credit provider=”AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite/sfexaminer.com”] President Barack Obama will reveal his debt and job creation plan in a major speech “sometime” next week — but the timing of the pivotal address could hardly be worse.According to the White House, the speech is scheduled for sometime after September 6th — the […]
The Bad Timing Of Obama’s Jobs Speech
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GOP Plans Weekly Votes To Repeal “Job-Destroying Regulations,” New Tax Cuts

[credit provider=”Flikr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/medilldc/5369711291/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] In a memo to Republican lawmakers, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) outlined his caucus’ plans for the fall — including almost weekly votes to repeal so-called “”Job-Destroying Regulations.”While the “Super Committee” focuses on $1.5 trillion in deficit reduction, Cantor says the House will “continue our focus on […]
GOP Plans Weekly Votes To Repeal “Job-Destroying Regulations,” New Tax Cuts
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New Obama Economic Advisor To Push For Government Action On Jobs

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/americanprogress/4579567312/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] President Barack Obama will announce this morning that he has selected Princeton University labour economist Alan Krueger to serve as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.If confirmed by the Senate, he is to replace Austan Goolsbee — the public face of the administration’s economic policy for […]
New Obama Economic Advisor To Push For Government Action On Jobs
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Rick Perry Says He Doesn’t Have The Privilege NOT To Run For President

[credit provider=”AP”] Texas Governor Rick Perry spoke with conservative radio host Laura Ingraham today to defend his statements critical of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and address his relationship with the Bush family.The newly-minted GOP front-runner would not apologise for saying that Bernanke would be roughed up in Texas, saying, “I speak […]
Rick Perry Says He Doesn’t Have The Privilege NOT To Run For President
Markets

ECONOMIST Visualizes Chinese World Domination By 2021

Economist Arvind Subramanian thinks Chinese economic dominance is a sure thing within the few decades. He’s a fellow at the Peterson Institue for International Economics, and the Wall Street Journal just interviewed him about his book, Eclipse: Living in the Shadow of China’s Economic Dominance.The book opens with this scenario (via […]
ECONOMIST Visualizes Chinese World Domination By 2021
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Buffett To Co-Host Obama Fundraiser In NYC

Billionaire Berkshire Hathaway CEO will host an “economic forum” fundraiser for President Barack Obama at the Four Seasons restaurant in Manhattan next month, the New York Post reports.
Buffett To Co-Host Obama Fundraiser In NYC
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More Than 100 Business Leaders Sign Schultz’s No Campaign Donations Pledge

More than 100 business leaders — including AOL CEO Tim Armstrong — have signed onto Starbucks CEO CEO Howard Schultz’s letter pledging to withhold campaign donations to candidates of either party until they “strike a bipartisan, balanced long-term debt deal that addresses both entitlements and revenues,” POLITICO reports.
More Than 100 Business Leaders Sign Schultz’s No Campaign Donations Pledge
Markets

CBO: Get Used To High Unemployment

Do you want the bad news or the really bad news? Let’s start with the bad news. Since the balance sheet recession is likely to persist for several more years, there’s a high probability of weak consumer driven growth. The bad news here, is that consumers aren’t likely to get […]
CBO: Get Used To High Unemployment
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White House Won’t Say If Obama Has “Framework” For Jobs Plan

[credit provider=”AP Photo/Charles Dharapak”] White House Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest would not say whether President Barack Obama has a “framework” for his jobs plan.Briefing the press from Martha’s Vineyard where Obama is vacationing, Earnest provided few details about the president’s proposals to promote job creation and bring down the […]
White House Won’t Say If Obama Has “Framework” For Jobs Plan
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Fed Economists Predict A 15 Year Bear Market For Stocks

The San Francisco Fed has come out with a research paper connecting the dots between the retiring baby boomers and stock prices. The thinking is that the boomers will divest themselves of stocks as they retire and eat into their savings. This is an old argument, but I still found […]
Fed Economists Predict A 15 Year Bear Market For Stocks
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S&P President Steps Down Weeks After US Downgrade

[credit provider=”Bloomberg”] Standard & Poors President Deven Sharma will leave the company at the end of this year, FT is reporting, weeks after the company became the target of intense criticism over its decision to downgrade the United States federal government.Sources tell FT that Sharma’s departure is not tied to […]
S&P President Steps Down Weeks After US Downgrade
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CDS MARKET TO EURO BANKS – This Is Worse Than 2008

One of the many enjoyable acronyms that became household names in 2008 was CDS – credit default swap.  As most investors know by now, these instruments were created to protect bondholders from default.  Of course, what we found out in 2008 was that they really just shifted the risk from […]
CDS MARKET TO EURO BANKS – This Is Worse Than 2008
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MONEY GAME DEBATE: Is “Fiscal Convergence” The Only Way Out Of The Euro Crisis?

[credit provider=”www.time.com” url=”http://www.time.com/time/covers/0,16641,20110822,00.html”] This weekend Herman Von Rompuy of the European Council said that creating eurobonds to end the EU’s debt crises would be impossible without fiscal convergence. Similar statements have been made by many, including German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, who warned of an “inflation community” if fiscal policies […]
MONEY GAME DEBATE: Is “Fiscal Convergence” The Only Way Out Of The Euro Crisis?
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Jon Huntsman Goes Rogue; criticises Entire GOP Field On Economy

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Creative Commons”] GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman is taking a page from John McCain’s 2000 campaign and telling it like it is.In an interview with ABC’s Jake Tapper on ‘This Week,’ the former Utah governor and Obama Ambassador to China criticised the entire GOP field — saying they […]
Jon Huntsman Goes Rogue; criticises Entire GOP Field On Economy
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Republicans Worried GOP Front-Runner Rick Perry Won’t Appeal To Independent Voters, Jeopardizing GOP Chances In 2012

[credit provider=”AP”] Congressional Republicans are worried that Rick Perry’s campaign has become a gaffe machine that may endanger the party’ chances of unseating President Barack Obama, POLITICO reports. As the Texas governor takes on the role of front-runner, his statements, like the one critical of Fed chairman Ben Bernanke, have GOP lawmakers concerned […]
Republicans Worried GOP Front-Runner Rick Perry Won’t Appeal To Independent Voters, Jeopardizing GOP Chances In 2012
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The Obama Collapse Accelerates

Now that President Obama’s political collapse has reached the Jimmy Carter zone, Mickey Kaus asks: Do the Truman analogies come before or after the Call for the Wise Men?
The Obama Collapse Accelerates
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Details Emerge On Obama Jobs, Debt Plan

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/4251318245/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Details are slowly emerging on President Barack Obama’s jobs and debt plan, a day after the White House leaked that the he will deliver a major address on the issues shortly after labour Day. The president will use the opportunity to encourage the “Super Committee” to embrace economic […]
Details Emerge On Obama Jobs, Debt Plan
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Politics In 60 Seconds

Good morning. Here’s the news:1. Stock index futures point to a sharply lower open on Wall Street today. Asian markets took a beating overnight. European markets are down on the day so far. Global growth prospects and the ongoing crisis of the eurozone seem to be the “macro” concerns. 
Politics In 60 Seconds
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Maxine Waters Says Congressional Black Caucus “Getting Tired” Of Covering For Obama

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracyrusso/371200247/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Rep. Maxine Waters, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, says the group is “getting tired” of making excuses for President Barack Obama’s job creation record.Speaking at Wayne State Community College in Detroit yesterday along with other members of the caucus, Waters, who is under investigation by […]
Maxine Waters Says Congressional Black Caucus “Getting Tired” Of Covering For Obama
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Here’s Who Wants Paul Ryan To Run For President

[credit provider=”ap”] Republican fiscal conservatives are coalescing around a candidate for president — and he currently isn’t in the race.Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Republican Study Committee Chairman Jim Jordan have all encouraged House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan […]
Here’s Who Wants Paul Ryan To Run For President
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Cantor Says No To New Stimulus Spending

[credit provider=”Flikr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/medilldc/5369711291/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] House Majority Leader Eric Cantor put a damper on President Barack Obama’s plans to include new stimulus spending in the bill to be drafted by the “Super Committee.”In a memo to House Republican lawmakers, Cantor called for “policy certainty,” including the passage of a full-year budget for […]
Cantor Says No To New Stimulus Spending
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Obama Looks To The Super Committee To Solve All Of His Problems

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/4251318245/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] President Barack Obama is turning to the ‘Super Committee’ to solve all of his administration’s problems with Congress.To head off steep cuts to both Medicare and the defence Department, Congress must pass $1.5 trillion in cuts to the federal deficit by the end of the year — […]
Obama Looks To The Super Committee To Solve All Of His Problems
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Obama Gives Rick Perry Advice, Says “I’ll Be Ready” For GOP Next Year

[credit provider=”CNN”] In an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, President Barack Obama said he’ll be ready for his GOP challenger next year — and offered up some advice to Texas Governor Rick Perry after his recent gaffes.Asked what he though of the field lining up to oppose him, Obama replied, […]
Obama Gives Rick Perry Advice, Says “I’ll Be Ready” For GOP Next Year
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Paul Ryan Seriously Considering Presidential Run

ORIGINAL: The Weekly Standard reports that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), the fiscally-conservative wonk and chairman of the House Budget Committee is still considering a run for president, citing people close to him.
Paul Ryan Seriously Considering Presidential Run
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Obama Promises “Very Specific” Jobs And Deficit Plan In September

[credit provider=”AP Photo/Chris Carlson”] President Barack Obama announced Monday night that he will put forward a “very specific” plan on job creation and deficit control in September for Congress to act on when they return from the August recess.”I’ll be putting forward, when they come back in September, a very […]
Obama Promises “Very Specific” Jobs And Deficit Plan In September
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Obama A Moving Target, As GOP Ramps Up Criticism On The Economy

[credit provider=”AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster”] President Barack Obama launched his three-day bus tour through the Midwest today, looking to escape mounting Republican criticism of his handling of the economy and convey the sense that he is taking leadership over it.With the economy still sluggish and unemployment above 9%, calls for Obama […]
Obama A Moving Target, As GOP Ramps Up Criticism On The Economy
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10 Lessons From Freakonomics That Will Blow Your Mind

[credit provider=”William Morrow”] Steven D. Levitt and Steven J. Dubner’s Freakonomics doesn’t so much explore the hidden side of everything as challenge the angle at which we view it all.Like the poor fool in Plato’s cave, they offer to show how much of our reality is but a shadow. With […]
10 Lessons From Freakonomics That Will Blow Your Mind
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Politics In 60 Seconds

[credit provider=”flickr/Il Fatto Quotidiano” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ilfattoquotidiano/6025876420/”] Good morning! Here’s the news:1. Republican presidential candidates Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann traded barbs at a GOP presidential campaign debate in Ames, Iowa last night. GOP front-runner Mitt Romney sailed through the debate unscathed, but faces a new challenge from Texas Governor Rick Perry. 
Politics In 60 Seconds
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2012 GOP Presidential Campaign: Game On In Iowa

[credit provider=”CNN”] Des Moines—Eight Republican candidates face off tonight in the most important campaign event of the 2012 GOP presidential nomination campaign so far — a Fox News Channel debate two days before the Ames Iowa Straw Poll.The Iowa Straw Poll is an important test of organizational strength and has […]
2012 GOP Presidential Campaign: Game On In Iowa
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Fearing Chaos From The Eurozone, Russia Injects Its Banks With Cash

[credit provider=”Flickr World Economic Forum” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/worldeconomicforum/3488885680/”] The Russian Finance Ministry is ready to inject 160 billion rubles ($5.4 billion) into the country’s banks to maintain liquidity, reports Ria Novosti.Via Ria Novosti:
Fearing Chaos From The Eurozone, Russia Injects Its Banks With Cash
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Republicans Make Super Committee Picks

[credit provider=”AP”] Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have named their picks for the Super Committee.Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid named his selections yesterday, while House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has until Tuesday to name her designees.
Republicans Make Super Committee Picks
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Pressure Mounts On Washington To Focus On Jobs Before Debt

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fotothek_df_n-07_0000073.jpg”] As the debt ceiling fight recedes into the memory of everyone but Washington politicians, both parties are pushing Congress and President Obama to focus on economic growth before dealing with the federal deficit.Rhetoric is heating up over the so-called “Super Committee” of lawmakers tasked with making […]
Pressure Mounts On Washington To Focus On Jobs Before Debt
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Here’s The Op-Ed By Kevin Warsh And Jeb Bush That Everyone Is Talking About Today

[credit provider=”AP”] In today’s Wall Street Journal former Fed Governor Kevin Warsh and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush pen an op-ed calling for a “grand strategy” on economic growth.”The grand strategy is sector-neutral. It doesn’t have favoured industries or political parties. It does not seek to curry favour with special […]
Here’s The Op-Ed By Kevin Warsh And Jeb Bush That Everyone Is Talking About Today
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How Game Theory Explains The Debt Ceiling Deal

[credit provider=”Anthony Dawson via flickr “] A fantastic piece in this week’s Businessweek explains how game theory predicted the debt deal. Author Brendan Greeley compares debt ceiling negotiations to those during the Cold War — in that the “failure to reach a deal threatened to bring on the economic equivalent […]
How Game Theory Explains The Debt Ceiling Deal
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The Five Courses Rick Perry Should Have Paid More Attention To In College

[credit provider=”Flickr Gage Skidmore” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/gageskidmore/5854805421/”] Texas Governor and likely 2012 presidential candidate Rick Perry’s college transcript was leaked to The Huffington Post. It’s ugly; with lots of C’s and D’s. Perry graduated from Texas A&M University in 1972 with a degree in Animal Science, but he probably should have put more […]
The Five Courses Rick Perry Should Have Paid More Attention To In College
Markets

We’re In A “Great Contraction” Not A “Great Recession”

[credit provider=”Flickr madmolecule” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/zeke_/3010019068/”] Why is everyone still referring to the recent financial crisis as the “Great Recession”?The term, after all, is predicated on a dangerous misdiagnosis of the problems that confront the United States and other countries, leading to bad forecasts and bad policy.
We’re In A “Great Contraction” Not A “Great Recession”
Markets

Three Huge Myths Of The U.S. Economy

[credit provider=”Flickr Valerie Morrison Photography” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ntrlwmn/4045750997/”] In The Real State of America Atlas: Mapping the Myths and Truths of the United States, authors Cynthia Enloe and Joni Seager paint a vivid picture of life in the U.S., using a series of charts, graphics and short essays that cover almost every […]
Three Huge Myths Of The U.S. Economy
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Asia’s BRICs Hit A Wall

[credit provider=”flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kongharald/229649839/sizes/l/”] India’s democratic credentials do not impress Francis Fukuyama, who two decades ago prophesied the “end of history,” as being a catalyst for the country’s economic growth. Fukuyama finds excessive “patronage politics and fractiousness” in India – flaws that stand in stark contrast to China’s speedier, though not […]
Asia’s BRICs Hit A Wall
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Israelis Protest High Cost Of Living In Tel Aviv

[credit provider=”austinevan via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/austinevan/416815476/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] It started with a few college students who pitched their tents along a trendy boulevard of Tel Aviv earlier this month to protest the high cost of housing. Soon they were joined by everyday families who complained that food, gas, and other staples had become […]
Israelis Protest High Cost Of Living In Tel Aviv
Tech

How Many Jobs Do High Growth Startups Create?

There’s a debate going on right now over how many jobs tech startups create. As Fortune reporter Dan Primack notes, the US lost over 1 million jobs over the past year. And a lot of people look to high-growth companies to make up the shortfall. VC Andrew Parker wrote that the […]
How Many Jobs Do High Growth Startups Create?
Markets

9 Substances More Valuable Than Gold

[credit provider=”digital currency via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/digitalcurrency/2438119267/”] Right now, the price of gold is sitting at $49.27/g, which is still pretty close to an all-time record.But there are plenty of more expensive commodities out there, and unlike gold, they actually have some real personal or industrial uses.
9 Substances More Valuable Than Gold
Markets

17 Facts About Australia That Will Blow Your Mind

Australia shrugged off the global recession. Its economy soared on the back of the biggest housing boom in the world. Its ground holds $1.6 trillion in metals and minerals. Its cities are among the nicest in the world.
17 Facts About Australia That Will Blow Your Mind
Markets

How America Can Avoid A Greek Tragedy

The world economy dodged a bullet today. Parliamentarians in Greece voted in favour of a painful package of austerity measures aimed at reducing the government’s yawning budget deficit, controlling its ballooning debt and convincing the rest of the euro zone to continue to support the country with rescue funds. The vote paves the […]
How America Can Avoid A Greek Tragedy
Markets

The 10 States Most Friendly To Business

States are facing budget shortfalls as revenue from the federal government is cut and their tax base’s suffer from nation-wide unemployment woes. But, there are some shining stars in the union that can still keep taxes low and attractive for businesses.
The 10 States Most Friendly To Business
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The 10 Fastest Growing States In America

[credit provider=”by alxndr on flickr (modified)” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/alxndr/1748326299/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] While we have a pretty good clue about what cities are doing terrible in this recovery, there are some stand states that are growing faster than the rest of the U.S., according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.The U.S. Chamber of Congress has […]
The 10 Fastest Growing States In America
Markets

Compare Farmland Prices From Around The World

How do farmland prices vary around the globe? The world’s farmland prices are in continual flux, and vary greatly based upon location, soil quality, regional weather, infrastructure, water, and irrigation potential. Prices also depend upon respective national politics and farm policies. Currently, there is a great deal of interest in […]
Compare Farmland Prices From Around The World
Markets

This Is What Will Happen If Greece Defaults

If Greece defaults on its sovereign debt, the effects will be global. Everyone from Japanese savers to U.S. retirees is likely to feel the effects. Let’s run through the dominos that could fall after a Greek default.
This Is What Will Happen If Greece Defaults