Monthly Archives: June 2011

Greece Financial Time Bomb created by EU, ECB, & IMF

Greece Default kicked down the road, postponed, but not resolved. The Greek Parliament today voted to accept austerity mandates by the European Union (EU), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), qualifying to receive the US$17 … Continue reading

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Problems, Missteps and Incompetence: David Stockman Weighs in on the Fed

David Stockman reflects on the “Blackberry Panic of 2008” and related implications today.  Fork test: Bernanke is done… David Stockman and several others give their opinions on Bernanke, the Fed and the Treasury. Topics include disappointing growth, inflation, speculative gains … Continue reading

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World Drama: Focus on Greece Financial Crisis 2 updates

Greece is the European Union Weak Link, and getting weaker… As discussed in two previous GeoffTalk.com postings, Greece is the weak link of the European Union (EU), and, unfortunately, it is getting weaker. Bill Gross, manager of Pacific Investment Management … Continue reading

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Conference on BRIC Countries: Content relevant in Today’s Economy

Nassim Taleb and Nouriel Roubini make notable Remarks on Fragile Investments and Deficits Nassim Taleb expresses his nervousness regarding the U.S budget deficit, noting that it is worse than Greece’s. With the current mess in congress regarding the budget debate, … Continue reading

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Dr. Krugman and Mr.Hyde

Professor Paul Krugman’s bias, quickly confirmed By: John McClelland Professor Krugman, has done some excellent academic work, well known for trade theory and economic geography. His efforts were recognized with a Nobel Prize. While Professor Krugman is one of the … Continue reading

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Feds May Cede Marijuana Jurisdiction to States 1 update

Congress May Finally Cede Marijuana Jurisdiction to the States June 23, 2011 may finally resolve the conflict between Federal law and State law on the subject of marijuana. Marijuana use for medicinal purposes is currently legal in 16 States, but, … Continue reading

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Keynesian Strategies Alive with Obama/Geithner

Supplanted by Hayek in the 1980s, Keynesian Dogma persists with Obama/Geithner By: John R. McClelland, GeoffTalk.com Staff Commentator “The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow- witted man if he has not formed any idea of them … Continue reading

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National Job Generator: First $1 Million in Earnings is Tax Free

Serious Job Creation Until real jobs are created, there is no chance for a sustained recovery for the US, and as so many homeowners have discovered, you can’t spend your way to prosperity. I believe that the key to resolution … Continue reading

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Greece the Weak Link in the World Financial System

The Greece Debt Problem is a Systemic World Monetary Problem Several readers of my June 12 posting asked me to post a further explanation of why the World seems be deathly afraid of the Greece Debt situation, isn’t it a … Continue reading

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Gold Bull Market going to Chinese Afterburners – 7 Updates

China now in the Driver’s Seat of the World Gold Market The stars are now aligned for the realization of the most dramatic gold bull market in history. I previously wrote about China’s voracious appetite for gold reserves as the … Continue reading

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