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Greenspan: Give Homeowners Financial Aid: Financial News – Yahoo! Finance

Franklin @ December 17, 2007 # One Comment

Keynes to the rescue! Greenspan did not specifically call for a tax cut. Instead, he called for the government to apply money to the severe housing market slump. Such a cash infusion would typically come through a tax break or a new government spending program. From Keynes to Monetarism and back to Keynesian economics. Oh, […]

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Things That Go Bump in the Night

Franklin @ December 15, 2007 # 2 Comments

Today I am republishing John Mauldin’s Weekly Newsletter. If you find it interesting you will find subscription information at the bottom of the post. John Mauldin, who for years has been involved in private money management and alternative investments, is a much sought after financial strategist and consultant. He’s the author of Bull’s Eye Investing: Targeting Real Returns in a Smoke and Mirrors Market, Just One Thing: Twelve of the World’s Best Investors Reveal the One Strategy You Can’t Overlook, and The Millennium Wave: Prosper (& Profit!) in a Future of Accelerating Change (which I haven’t read yet).

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Universal Health Care: How Stupid Have They Figured Out We Are?

Franklin @ December 12, 2007 # 10 Comments

Dispelling the common myths against Universal Health Care with data. How politicians distorted the truth to take from the American people the right to a healthy life.

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Oh. The unpredictability of the markets

Franklin @ December 11, 2007 # No Comment Yet

The Fed Acts Fairly Predictably

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Retailers post disappointing November sales – MarketWatch

Franklin @ December 6, 2007 # No Comment Yet

On November 15 I wrote regarding the November retail numbers: If the news is bad, the Fed will feel justified in declaring that the risk of a recession is higher than the risk of inflation, and lower the rates a little bit more. Either way, at this , the end will be the same. There […]

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US Businesses in Recession-Like Mode

Franklin @ December 2, 2007 # 4 Comments

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