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Response to article by Dr. Nouriel Roubini’s Economonitor from the FINANCIAL TIMES article, ” A Plea to Policymakers: We Can’t Risk Another Year of Delay” December 20th 2011.

This article is an excellent analysis by Dr. Roubini. However, there are several alternatives  ( in my humble opinion ) to the situations in the U.S., China and the Euro Zone. First of all, looking at 2012, I believe there is little likelihood that all 3 of these economies will become a disaster. First and … Continue reading

Economics & Government Policy … Limits of U.S. Infrastructure Spending in pulling the economy out of a recession

U.S. Domestic infrastructure spending by the Federal Government CAN assist pulling the economy out a recession in the medium-term perhaps, but NOT the short term. Consider the fact that small businesses in the U.S. have historically constituted a majority of new job creation in our economy. In our current ‘ jobless recovery ‘, realistically dealing … Continue reading

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The articles on this website are intended to help readers better understand the overall macro and micro level views regarding today’s complex global financial markets. The information is straight forward, honest, simplifies complex matters, questions some oversimplified matters, all while being as easy as possible for readers to understand. It primarily focuses on capital and … Continue reading

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The Woes of Groupon’s Business Model…I don’t want to say I told you so, but…

On 6/8/11, I made a post on my blog regarding: “A 6-8-11 New York Times articles worth looking into.  ‘ Is Groupon‘s Business Model Sustainable? By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED ‘ NYT … Despite the explosive revenue growth of the social site, Groupon’s business model appears to be currently faltering somewhat, based on the … Continue reading

How to Deal with the Sovereign Debt Crises in the E.U.

It is time for E.U. to take more concrete and proactive steps in dealing with their public debt. Recently there has been much talk about EuroBonds to help stabilize the E.U. markets ( as well as the global markets .) I believe that in order to keep the E.U. intact, they will EVENTUALLY decide to … Continue reading

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***  DISCLAIMER *** The following blog posts are not intended, nor should be construed as  investment advice or    investment research ; especially in regards to any specific equities or currencies or other specific investments of any kind. If there would be any resemblance of the previous statement in regards to this blog, it can and … Continue reading

STUCK IN A WEB … IT’S U.S. JOBS, WAGES AND THE RESIDENTIAL HOUSING MARKET

U.S. Jobs & Wage Increases Are Important, But They Depend On Improvements Being Made In The U.S. Residential Housing Market Restoring jobs and underemployment is one thing, but restoring ( increasing ) wages for U.S. workers is a VERY different ( yet somewhat indirectly related issue ). Any U.S. Domestic Jobs Policy initiatives / changes … Continue reading

How Unfinished U.S. Health Care Policy And Especially The Anemic Residential Housing Recovery Is DIRECTLY Affecting Unemployment And Underemployment

  Health care, for most individuals and their dependents, is directly correlated to employment, i.e. … most people get their health care through their employer. With many domestic US companies ( especially small businesses that historically speaking, are responsible for most of the growth in employment growth in the U.S. ) still somewhat unsure how … Continue reading

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