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Bubble Machine

Central banks have attempted to encourage risk-taking by pumping liquidity into financial markets. Mr Bernanke publicly credited his QE program for pumping up the small-cap Russell 2000 index. 422 more words

Government

Housing Market and Economic Update

I recently attended the Inman Connect Conference in San Francisco, and was honored to be included in the invitation-only CEO Summit.  One of the best presenters there was Pat Stone.  175 more words

Real Estate

21. Communicating sustainability…in the beginning

OK Dear Reader, I am back to the blog! And yes, I know it has been a while, but this semester I hope to keep on top of things a bit better on a weekly basis, as a journal of stuff that is my passion: sustainability. 569 more words

Sustainability

A Diagnosis and Prescription For America's Economic Crisis

One of the more pressing matters facing our nation today is inequality, specifically income inequality. I think that, perhaps, we have become numb to the word “inequality”, which is a very frightening concept. 6,423 more words

Editorial

Why Does China Control The Rare Earth Market?

Because they’re not scared of Thorium. Basically, because it can be used as a nuclear fuel we’ve required that it be treated like it’s highly radioactive, even though plenty of everyday minerals have significantly shorter half-lives (and are therefore more radioactive). 40 more words

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