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Playing the Hand Dealt

Does anyone really care about Greece anymore?  The ‘Grexit’ talk has been going on for years.  It became dull, tedious, and exhausting long ago. Unquestionably, Greece’s relationship with Europe is ugly.  Greece owes more money than it can possibly pay … Continue reading

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The Trifecta of Depravity

You don’t have to look very far these days to see economic disparity, divergence, and contrary counterparts.  The rich have never had it so good.  A rising stock market, rising home values, and record corporate profits have the top 10 … Continue reading

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Economic Subsistence

Several weeks ago DOW 16,000 was a foregone conclusion…it was practically guaranteed.  Now the DOW’s wildly spiking and diving above and below 15,000.  What gives? From what we gather, markets are anxious about what central bankers can and can’t do … Continue reading

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The United States Can’t Afford Prosperity

Earlier this week it was revealed that something remarkable and totally unexpected happened during the fourth quarter of 2012.  The economy didn’t grow.  It shrank. “Real gross domestic product – the output of goods and services produced by labor and … Continue reading

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