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Economy ArchivesU.S. Taxpayers are Bailing out the World - 2010-12-02
"We're talking about huge sums of money going to bail out large foreign banks"
Without Tax Credit, Housing Market Isn't 'Pretty' - 2010-12-02
"We got a stark view of what the market is like without the help of that tax credit in the third quarter and it wasn't -- it wasn't very pretty"
How Likely is Default in Europe? - 2010-12-02
Will any countries that share the euro as their currency default on their government or bank debts in the foreseeable future? Answering this question involves taking a view on these three intricate issues.
Fed Secretly Bailed out GE - 2010-12-02
The Fed's efforts to prop up the financial sector reached across a broad spectrum of the economy, benefiting stalwarts of American industry including General Electric, while the public is still waiting on their bailout.
A Bright Spot for the Economy - 2010-12-02
That's a strong signal that shoppers are ready to splurge
The Big Economic Story, and Why Obama Isn't Telling It - 2010-12-02
What's responsible for the lousy economy most Americans continue to wallow in?
Even More Secrets: Fed Still Withholding Data for $885 Billion in Loans... - 2010-12-02
Our taxpayer dollars hard at work... Time to dump Bernanke?
Mounting calls for 'nuclear response' to save monetary union - 2010-12-02
EU authorities are coming under intense pressure to move beyond piecemeal rescues and resort to radical action on a nuclear scale
Mortgage Tax Break in Crosshairs - 2010-12-01
A White House deficit-reduction commission may propose a significant paring of popular middle-class tax breaks...
Europe's Troubling Economic Numbers - 2010-12-01
Anyone wanting a better understanding of the economics behind the financial distress in Europe, check this out
Credit Card Max-and-Walk: Consumers Learn How to Game the Banks - 2010-12-01
"There aren't enough resources to be pursuing fraud charges against consumers -- plus banks should be big enough to look after themselves."
The Danger of a Global Double Dip Recession Is Real - 2010-12-01
The inevitable rise of the East and a decline of the West
Report: States face more financial stress - 2010-12-01
Legislatures around the country may have to make more spending cuts over the next couple of years
What if the Dollar Dies? Here's a Good Idea of What Could Happen. - 2010-11-30
The must see video of the year, in which the National Inflation Association (NIA) breaks down what may happen during the first 12 hours of a US dollar crisis.
China Ready to Abandon North Korea - 2010-11-30
It seems Beijing is frustrated with its "spoiled child"
Unemployment Extensions are Unlikely - 2010-11-30
"Since lawmakers aren't moving to extend the deadline anytime soon"
The Electric Car Patriots - 2010-11-30
The LEAF, the newest car out on the electric platform, has been given an EPA estimated 99 mpg, but don't expect electric vehicle critics to turn it down a notch.
How the Government Is Creating Another Housing Bubble - 2010-11-30
"The administration has quietly shifted most federal high-risk mortgage credit initiatives to the government's original subprime lender"
Shocking Examples Of Black Friday Madness - 2010-11-30
Is this what America has been reduced to? Sheer madness over "okay" deals?
Housing Double Dip is Finally Confirmed - 2010-11-30
"The Case-Shiller Home Price Indexes now show a clear downward trend"
Real Estate: The Bargain of a Lifetime? - 2010-11-30
Here is a handy chart detailing the mass thinking that leads to bubbles, and how to profit from the bargains when they surface.
Roubini: Portugal Should Consider Rescue - 2010-11-29
They should consider asking for a bailout before its financial plight worsens, he says
How to Live Mortgage Free for 16 Months - 2010-11-29
"Millions have taken the option, and with each person doing so, the longer the delays. Thus, the more who take that option, the greater the reward for all who do"
Warning Signs Are There for Italy - 2010-11-29
The good news is that Italy is not like Greece or Ireland...
The Housing Problem in Three Pictures - 2010-11-29
"We've seen clear evidence in recent weeks that the housing double dip is in process"