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Investing your time wisely and productively is a skill that doesn't require any expenditure of cash to learn.

A Reader Asks: How to Find Shelter from the Coming Storms?  prompted some excellent follow-on suggestions  for what we can do to survive the coming financial storms.

1. Proximity to fresh water, energy and rail transport.  (v...
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Strong jobs growth continues as UK unemployment rate falls, but wage data show gap between price rises and pay packets has widened...
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EGREGIOUS FRAUDSTER: INTRODUCING BOB RUBIN’S CITICORP

By L. Randall Wray

By now you’ve heard that Citigroup admits—yet again—that it engaged in fraud. Heck, it was the business model under Bob Rubin. If you want to blame three individuals for the Global Financial Crisis, only Larry Summers and Alan Greenspan deserve more credit than Rubin.

Together...

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The PIIGS are back.

Well, at least the ’P’ is back. Portugal’s stock market has dropped 17% in the last month, thanks to Banco Espirito Santo’s (BES) troubles.

BES is Portugal’s largest bank. Or rather, it was Portugal’s largest bank. Now it’s a penny stock. Investors began playing hot potato with BES stock when auditors discovered “ir

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Here's a two-word summary of why the American healthcare system is fundamentally broken and cannot be fixed with policy tweaks: perverse incentives.

If you type  sickcare  in the custom search box on this site, you get 10+ pages of articles. I have covered healthcare/sickcare in depth for many years.  I have many correspondents...
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 |

The Roundup for July 15th, 2014

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Hey folks, how are you doing on this Tuesday afternoon? Enjoy the music of Smash Mouth.

International Politics

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- A group of NGOs say Western countries looted $60 billion from Africa and use donations to cover it up; This is the essence of capitalism as seen in the exploitation of Latin America by European colonial powers in centuries...

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Honorees at the 2014 FDR Distinguished Public Service Awards felt vindicated -- but why does public service need vindicating?

Outside of election night victory speeches, it’s rare to see America’s elected officials express much happiness in public. In a political culture dominated by partisan rancor, personal attacks, and donor-friendly pos

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Port truck drivers aren't indepedent contractors: they're employees of companies that pay them too little for long hours, with no benefits or worker protections.

It’s a David and Goliath story, only in this case there are 120 Davids taking on a hidden Goliath of an industry that every day touches everyone who is reading this in hundreds of ways. T

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Dig below the surface and there are good reasons for believing the recovery is fragile...
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John Cochrane’s Witch Hunt for Witch Hunters

By William K. Black

John Cochrane is an economist at the University of Chicago.  The Wall Street Journal has just featured his op ed piece entitled “The Failure of Macroeconomics.”

I’ll focus on his foray into criminology as a component of economic growth. Cochrane’s column ignores the paramount role that t...

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