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A Crisis Less Extraordinary

It is often said that the financial crisis that was unleashed from July 2007 to March 2009 was a once in a century event. Some investors even take comfort in this notion with the belief that any future stock bear markets will almost certainly pale in comparison. 105 more words

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Bad Euro Monetary Policy Continues

The prevailing wisdom in some economics circles, primarily those adherent to orthodox Austrian and monetarist theory, is that an expansion of the money supply automatically causes inflation. 1,255 more words

More Russians than ever think their country is going in the right direction, thanks to Putin

As the fighting in eastern Ukraine intensifies, some 20,000 Russian troops have massed on Ukraine’s border, according to NATO. The risk of an open confrontation between Ukrainian and Russian troops is rising rapidly, … 200 more words


Goldman Sees Risk of Stock Decline on Rising Bond Yields

The article correctly points out to a short term correction of the market as well as a future increase in inflation and unemployment. 9 more words


S&P 500: Still Trading Below 2000 A Decade From Now?

The stock market continues to rise like an unstoppable rocket. On Thursday, stocks as measured by the S&P 500 Index marked yet another new all-time high at 1987. 99 more words

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