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Goldman Sachs Has Some Bad News For New York Homeowners

this chart from Citi shows that 53% of foreclosed housing stock is in five states. http://static5.businessinsider.com/image/4edd05c56bb3f7951f000010/foreclosures.jpg Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/goldman-sachs-new-york-home-prices-are-going-down-2011-12#ixzz1fhRNdQmM Goldman Sachs Has Some Bad News For New York Homeowners var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true, ui_header_color: “#000”, ui_header_background: “#F4F3EF”, services_compact: ‘ twitter, … Continue reading

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US consumer spending: Hard times | The Economist

US consumer spending Hard times Oct 25th 2011, 14:33 by The Economist online How the economic slowdown has changed consumer spending in AmericaAMERICANS are spending less on clothes and eating out and more on household fuel bills and healthcare, according … Continue reading

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Inflationistas vs. Deflationistas: What Does CPI and PPI Tell Us?

Inflationistas vs. Deflationistas: What Does CPI and PPI Tell Us?  July 18, 2011 06:46: CEST Author: Econophile –  zero hedge This article originally appeared in the Daily Capitalist.Inflationistas are probably confounded by Friday’s Consumer Price Index report that showed a decline of 0.2% in June. The report … Continue reading

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>Five reasons high oil prices are probably here to stay

> Five reasons high oil prices are probably here to stay – Frank Holmes     The new geopolitics of oil, the continued decline of the U.S. dollar and increasing demand arejust some of the reasons why higher oil prices are … Continue reading

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>Venezuelan Inflation: Structural or Self-Generated?

>Seems pretty clear, but for some reason they just can’t get their heads around the fact the inflation is simply a monetary phenomenon, as uncle Milton used to say…. an excellent piece from The Devil’s Excrement Venezuelan Inflation: Structural or Self-Generated? The … Continue reading

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>You should always listen to the Dr.

>Copper: the doctor’s prognosis Published: March 10 2011 20:03 | Last updated: March 10 2011 22:50 It should come as no surprise that the strong, positive correlation between the world’s two leading industrial commodities has broken down over the past … Continue reading

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>A 7 Million Increase In US Population Results In A Labor Force… Decline? Why The US Has Really Lost 11.2 Million Jobs This Recession

> A 7 Million Increase In US Population Results In A Labor Force… Decline? Why The US Has Really Lost 11.2 Million Jobs This Recession By Tyler Durden Created 09/04/2010 – 20:36 One of the most peculiar observations of this … Continue reading

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>A Brief History of the Dollar

> A Brief History of the Dollar Calafia Beach Pundit submits: Here, in a nutshell, is my version of the history of the dollar’s history, with a focus on its major turning points. As a point of reference, I’m using … Continue reading

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>If This Were A Stock….

> If This Were A Stock….   <img class=”‘absimg’” src=”‘http://html.scribd.com/57ut8pkwjkn1o4f/images/1-60f29484b0/000.png'” style=”‘left:” /><img class=”‘absimg’” src=”‘http://html.scribd.com/57ut8pkwjkn1o4f/images/1-60f29484b0/000.png'” style=”‘left:” /> By Guy M. Lerner TheTechnicalTake http://thetechnicaltakedotcom.blogspot.com/ See figure 1 a weekly price chart. The 40 week moving average (i.e, red line) isheading higher, and … Continue reading

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>Venezuelan 2022 Bolivar/Dollar Bond 101: Why it is a good deal « The Devil’s Excrement

>MasterBlog en Español: Venezuelan 2022 Bolivar/Dollar Bond 101: Why it is a good deal « The Devil’s Excrement _______________________________________ Read it all on The MasterCharts

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