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When the US housing bubble burst in 2007, turned into a financial crisis, and then into a global economic crisis, economists generated different explanations and remedies for what had happened. The most commonly heard explanations in … — Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:35:19 -0800


12 Krugmans Could Have Saved the World Economy; Can Renewable Energy Save the World From Climate Change? … Last week we saw the conclusion of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Moscow. — Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:36:31 -0800


… Reynolds Global cooling Global economy global nedkøling Global warming Globalisation Globalisering Globalization Goals Gold Good Google Governemt Government Government planning Government spending government surveillance … — Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:06:00 -0800


… for the Thanksgiving holiday, leaving the spotlight on the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ meeting in Vienna where Saudi Arabia blocked calls from poorer cartel members to cut production to stem a slide in global prices. — Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:38:53 -0800

Oil Output

Thursday’s OPEC meeting is the most significant in recent years after crude futures have sunk by more than 30 percent since June on plentiful oil supplies, a strong dollar and worries about stalling energy demand in a weak global economy. — Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:45:50 -0800


In other words the Irish Government gave two fingers to the EU after our economic and banking collapse and that Guarantee received the support of all Parties in the Dail except the Labour Party. Sinn Fein changed their mind after …. it’s banks that actually grow an economy. However, again IMHO, so long as we are financially intrinsically connected to the global (private) financial system, even a publically owned banking network here in Ireland wud be subject to the global system, no? — Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:29:00 -0800

Cash-bomb the people

We should cash-bomb the people, not the banks

Its finance minister, Wolfgang Schauble, is set on “black zero” or a balanced German budget. ….. GDP in the UK grew steadily during the 2000s until a financial market shock affected UK and global economic growth in 2008 and 2009. — Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:42:00 -0800

Salt Monopoly

China is the world’s largest salt consumer, accounting for about of a quarter of global demand thanks both to its population of 1.4 billion and its growing chemical industry. Thanks to growing demand and the ongoing liberalisation of the Chinese economy, it seemed inevitable that the salt monopoly would bite the dust sooner or later. But old habits die hard, and this habit was older than most. This article originally appeared on Slate and was … CreditsFinanceRecentComments … — Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:00:09 -0800

Equitable Growth

America, Marco Rubio said a few years back, ‘is the only economy in the world where poor people with a better idea and a strong work ethic can compete and succeed against rich people in the marketplace.’ That’s not actually true. But it’s truer today than it was last week because the …. Like a bloated and overleveraged global financial company, he’s far too crucial to be held to a regular standard of conduct. Our subprime lenders proved, in the final analysis, too big too fail; and now, … — Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:06:53 -0800


How in the world can an economist perched at the epicenter of Japan Inc. think that its economy is improving when Japan’s constant dollar GDP has now fallen back to pre-Abenomics levels; and, in fact, is no higher than it was in late 2007 … — Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:12:58 -0800