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June 24, 2011 5:52 PM
It was obvious to those who understand Modern Money Theory that the set-up of the European Monetary Union was fatally flawed. We knew that the first s ...
June 15, 2011 4:21 PM
I've been traveling a lot in recent weeks and had the pleasure of meeting policymakers in a number of countries. Perhaps the most interesting of those ...
June 02, 2011 11:05 AM
Senator Carl Levin's recent report issued by the U.S. Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations seems to have triggered an investigation of G ...
May 25, 2011 10:30 PM
In truly disturbing news, PrinceAlwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia warned that the US government budget deficit is a ticking time bomb. "You need som ...
May 19, 2011 3:01 AM
Breaking ranks with the other 49 states, New York just might investigate the unprecedented fraud perpetrated by the biggest banks. While the other att ...
May 13, 2011 12:59 AM
As we know, the biggest banks have been using their servicing arms to perpetrate foreclosure fraud throughout the United States. As I've argued in a s ...
May 05, 2011 10:56 AM
Ireland abandoned its sovereign currency when it joined the Euro. Effectively, it became like a US state—think Louisiana—within the EMU. This mean ...
April 27, 2011 12:22 PM
Later this afternoon Helicopter Ben will come close to admitting that Quantitative Easing was a complete bust. The Fed's balance sheet has bloated to ...
April 21, 2011 4:32 PM
This blog continues my argument from last week, addressing the question raised in the title. (www.benzinga.com/daily-blog-watch/11/04/1005127/can-a-g ...
April 14, 2011 2:22 PM
The Federal Government has been handed a temporary reprieve by Congress: it won't be shut down just yet. That gives the Democrats and Republicans more ...
April 07, 2011 2:01 PM
I don't know if I can stomach much more of the posturing in Washington. We know it is all about politics. And Congressman Ryan has yet again said that ...
March 30, 2011 11:21 PM
The press is filled with speculation about the impact of Japan's earthquake and its nuclear disaster on government finances. Prime Minister Naoto Kan ...
March 24, 2011 3:23 PM
Washington's deficit hysteria has morphed into gridlock over expansion of federal government debt limits. It is as if that stupid “debt clock” on ...
March 16, 2011 11:28 PM
As we all know, the Queen of England asked her economists why none of them saw “it” (the global financial collapse) coming. In fact, as I have arg ...