Monthly Archives: January 2013

Revolutionary Japan is suddenly the centre of world affairs

By Ambrose Evans-PritchardJanuary 2, 2013 “So Japan may not slide into genteel oblivion after all. To the surprise of the Japanese people, their country is smack in the middle of two riveting dramas that threaten to upturn the global strategic … Continue reading

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2012 Year-end Summary

We remain cautiously optimistic that the economy will continue in an improving growth pattern as demonstrated by improving unemployment data. Housing and private sector loan creation also continue to show signs of improvement. There will be some headwinds this year … Continue reading

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Japan Breaks with Economic Orthodoxy. Will it Work?

By Paul Krugman January 13, 2013 For three years economic policy throughout the advanced world has been paralyzed, despite high unemployment, by a dismal orthodoxy. Every suggestion of action to create jobs has been shot down with warnings of dire … Continue reading

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IMF Admits it Blew it with Austerity.

by Barry RitholtzJanuary 4, 2012 A number of folks are looking at the latest IMF paper as a startling admission of the failure of Austerity: “Consider it a mea culpa submerged in a deep pool of calculus and regression analysis: … Continue reading

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