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Federal Reserve Votes to Stop Bailouts of Failing Firms

(WASHINGTON) — Federal Reserve officials have moved to prevent the central bank from bailing out failing companies, a power it exercised during the 2008 financial crisis. 381 more words

"The GOP's Self-Inflicted Wounds": Keep One Thing In Mind; The Party Establishment Brought This Plague Upon Itself

As the leading Republican presidential candidates rant and rave about deporting 11 million immigrants, fighting some kind of world war against Islam, implementing gimmicky tax plans that would bankrupt the nation and other such madness, keep one thing in mind: The party establishment brought this plague upon itself. 713 more words

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The Big Short Early Review

Adam McKay’s polemic against Bernie Madoff may have felt pretty out of place in the credits sequence of his otherwise sublime The Other Guys, but that rage against the financial sector has paid serious dividends five years on. 620 more words

"Europe The Unready": Europe’s Ability To Protect Itself Turns Out To Have Been Undermined By Its Imperfect Union

Thanksgiving as we know it dates not to colonial days but to the middle of the Civil War, when Abraham Lincoln made it a federal holiday. 783 more words

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8 lessons The Greek Debt Crisis taught us about life

The Greek Debt Crisis reminds me of an unrequited romantic relationship. One partner selflessly offers help, love and forgiveness, with the hope of receiving it back, despite the innumerable lapses of judgement and instances of dishonesty by the other. 1,102 more words


China in Africa: Agriculture Co-operation to Make Bread Basket Economy

CCTV Africa

Seventy percent of the world’s uncultivated arable land is in Africa. And that land is seen as a possible solution to feed the globe’s growing population. 28 more words


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While we are busy with the backstabbing of the Russians by NATO, this is a very refreshing news showing the better side of humanity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEvfci0RnDk

Economic reality check

For those of you who think that with pieces like this – The next financial crisis – it’s not a question of if but when… 576 more words