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Economy ArchivesHow 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.
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?
U.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"
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
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.
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"
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?
A Bright Spot for the Economy - 2010-12-02
That's a strong signal that shoppers are ready to splurge
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
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
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
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."
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...
China Ready to Abandon North Korea - 2010-11-30
It seems Beijing is frustrated with its "spoiled child"
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"
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.
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.
Unemployment Extensions are Unlikely - 2010-11-30
"Since lawmakers aren't moving to extend the deadline anytime soon"
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"
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.
Warning Signs Are There for Italy - 2010-11-29
The good news is that Italy is not like Greece or Ireland...
Roubini: Portugal Should Consider Rescue - 2010-11-29
They should consider asking for a bailout before its financial plight worsens, he says
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"
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"