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Quarterly Outlook Summary

Your account, together with the markets, have all been performing well this year as the economic outlook continues to improve. The de-leveraging and debt reduction of the past four years appears to be winding down as consumer and business pent-up … Continue reading

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PIMCO Founder to Deficit Obsessed Congress:

by Brian Beutler June 23, 2011 One of the most influential investors in the world of finance has a message for lawmakers — particularly conservative lawmakers — on Capitol Hill: rejoin the real world. In a prospectus for clients, Bill … Continue reading

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Can The Euro be Saved?

By PAUL KRUGMAN January 12, 2011 THERE’S SOMETHING peculiarly apt about the fact that the current European crisis began in Greece. For Europe’s woes have all the aspects of a classical Greek tragedy, in which a man of noble character … Continue reading

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The Mid-Term Elections are Over… Yet it ain’t Over.

by Joe Our financial system and our economy nearly collapsed over two years ago. With proper management we should have recovered, but we haven’t. Unemployment, the one thing that voters see and feel, front and center, remains the highest it’s … Continue reading

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Is a 1937-38 Style Double Dip Likely?

by Cullen Roche October 13, 2010 http://pragcap.com/1937-again In June I asked an important question – are we bound for another depression like Paul Krugman and many commentators have been calling for? And more importantly, are we making the same mistakes … Continue reading

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Dangerous Calls for Hooverian Balanced Budget Policies

By Paul Krugman http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/28/opinion/28krugman.html Recessions are common; depressions are rare. As far as I can tell, there were only two eras in economic history that were widely described as “depressions” at the time: the years of deflation and instability that … Continue reading

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