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Economy ArchivesExperts Weigh in on Facebook's "Virtual Currency" - 2011-03-09
Facebook has introduced its virtual currency, which would allow users to pay for movies. Here's what the experts are saying about it...
Living Standards May Never Recover - 2011-03-09
The Governor of the Bank of England warned yesterday that living standards may never recover from the financial crisis.
Global Food Prices Rising: "Really Good News for the United States" - 2011-03-08
While higher global food prices may hurt the US temporarily and lead to riots overseas, it may actually be "really good news for the United States".
Chart: AOL Drops as Huffington Post Deal Finalized - 2011-03-08
After finalizing the acquisition of the Huffington Post, AOL's stock has hit an all time low -- and we've got the chart to prove it...
The Biggest Insider Trading Trial in a Generation - 2011-03-08
Today the SEC begins its case against Raj Rajaratnam -- the central figure in the government's investigation into rampant insider trading on Wall Street. But does the SEC have what it takes to bring white collar criminals to justice?
Faber: It's Finally Time to Buy Japan - 2011-03-07
Japan's stock market has lost 73% since 1989. And that's before you adjust for fees and inflation.
Bill Gates: State Accounting Worse than Enron - 2011-03-04
Public pensions, Social Security, Medicare. These things are, finally, nearing their day of reckoning.
Peak Oil Hits Norway - 2011-03-04
The close-to-port, easy flowing, sweet stuff is getting increasingly scarce. That means higher refining costs as lesser types of crude oil (like oil sands and bitumen) are switched to.
Man Forecloses on Wells Fargo - 2011-03-03
Using an obscure 1970's law, a man has foreclosed on Wells Fargo in a ironic twist...
Bernanke: Inflation Is Contained (like housing was) - 2011-03-03
Officially, all is well with prices. Even as wages stagnate and prices spike.
What's a Pension? - 2011-03-02
Public sector: they're trying to cut our pensions. Private sector: what the hell is a pension?
Bernanke Hints At QE3, Again - 2011-03-02
Bernanke publicly hinted at QE3 in his grilling before the Financial Services Committee.
15 Reasons to Love the Canadian Dollar - 2011-03-02
There's much to love about Canada's currency, according to David Rosenberg, Chief Economist & Strategist at Gluskin Sheff.
Jim Rogers: $50 Silver and $2000 Gold Inevitable - 2011-03-01
Jim Rogers predicts $50 silver and $2000 gold in the near future, and says farmers will be the ones driving Lamborginis, not stockbrokers.
"The Whole Government is a Ponzi Scheme" Madoff Says - 2011-02-28
Infamous ponzi-schemer Bernard Madoff is opening up from his prison cell, talking about his guilt, Wall Street's complicity and his son's suicide...
What's Really Wrong With America - 2011-02-28
"The Funders" are not "The People"...You have to act to get it back.
Ritholtz: Roger Ailes to be Indicted - 2011-02-27
Barry Ritholtz says Fox News chief Roger Ailes will be indicted, probably this week, even Monday (2/28/2011).
The Unintended Consequences of the Printing Press - 2011-02-25
Bill Fleckenstein explains the root cause of soaring prices to Dylan Ratigan
Motorola's Xoom Takes on the iPad - 2011-02-25
Is Motorola Mobility a buy on the Xoom? The first true iPad competitor is impressive, but going head-to-head with Apple is no easy task.
The Return of $100 Oil - 2011-02-25
Ian Cooper takes a look at recent oil-driving chaos, and offers a few ways to trade the news...
Economic Madman Wanted to run European Central Bank - 2011-02-25
With a large debt crisis freshly kicked down the road, whoever takes over as chief at the ECB will be forced to make some hard, and likely crazy, decisions. Haircuts all around.
Wisconsin Governor Pranked by "Koch Brother" - 2011-02-24
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker answered a prank call from a blogger, and proceeded to joke about beating Democratic lawmakers with a baseball bat...
More Bad News For Homeowners - 2011-02-23
Like it or not, the housing bulls were wrong. Welcome to the dreaded double-dip.
Marc Faber Talks Inflation and Revolution with Alex Jones - 2011-02-23
Dr. Marc Faber talks commodities, revolution, imperialism, and inflation with Alex Jones.
Why Wisconsin Protests Could Put Your Wealth at Risk - 2011-02-23
Energy and Capital's Jeff Siegel shares his thoughts on the Wisconsin protests and how they could affect your wealth...