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China's Crisis Could Get a Lot Worse, Quickly

What are global investors thinking? After two weeks of Made in China havoc, share prices in established and emerging markets alike made a comeback — at least until this morning. 1,139 more words

Argument

Secrets of the Temple

William Greider’s 1987 opus, “Secrets of the Temple”, is both an essential slice of the modern history of the Federal Reserve as well as a really solid, if occasionally muddled and partisan, analysis of the effects of central banking on the economy. 4,372 more words

Books

Source of Economic Growth: The talk and the Book

Dale B. Halling’s new book Source of Economic Growth is now available.  This book examines the two most important questions in economics: 1) What is the source of real per capita economic growth, and 2) What caused the industrial revolution? 192 more words

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The oil slump has thrown Canada back into recession

Another victim of the oil crunch? Canada’s economy.

The country’s GDP shrank at a -0.5% pace last quarter after a -0.8% print in the first, meaning the first Canadian recession since the financial crisis is officially underway. 240 more words

Dark Clouds Continue to Gather Over the U.S. Economy

August was the worst month for U.S. stocks in more than three years, and their slide continued as September begins. As of 11:34 a.m. Tuesday in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 301 points, or about 2… 403 more words

The Cable

summer feeder pigs

clouds grow but withhold water
cool now but has been hotter
day by day we speculate
wonder what will be our fate

changes flow down from the top… 77 more words

POETRY

Does Donald Trump Think Washington Politicians Should Have More of Our Money to Help America Become Greece?

There’s a famous quote attributed to George Washington.

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence — it is force. Like fire it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master; never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.

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