Archive for June, 2011


American Global Economic Credibility Crumbles – Thanks Lindsey

That whimper you may have noticed coming from the corner was the sound of America’s pitifully small last hope. Why do we offer such a dire prediction? Well, in case you aren’t following the tweets of Hollywood actress and controlled substance experiment gone awry, Lindsey Lohan, you may not be aware that this financial genius in hiding (and she hid it really REALLY well) recently posted a message to her Twitter account noting that the price of gas and food is up and inflation on the horizon.

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Groupon IPO an Effort to Stop Red Ink?

Online coupon distributor, Groupon, recently filed papers with the SEC to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) to raise $750 million. Having lost $413 million in 2010, the company hasn't proved it can be profitable yet, but don't get too alarmed about that yet. Internet entrepreneurs like Amazon, eBay, Google, Yahoo, and Facebook had some […]

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End the Fed Before it Ends Us

As Texas US representative and eternal presidential candidate, Ron Paul, suggests so ably in his book, End the Fed, maybe it IS time to get rid of this quasi-socialist, blatantly un-American institution that has been with us for 100 years now. The primary problem before us is a lack of information and understanding on the […]

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AMA 29 – John Stapleford: Ethics & Public Policy – Part 1

No, the above title is not a typo. According this week’s guest, John Stapleford, it is possible for ethics and public policy to have a direct correlation. Stapleford is not only a senior economist for Moody’s Economy.com, professor emeritus of economic development at Eastern University and former director of the University of Delaware’s Bureau of […]

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Increasing Rent Simply "Rising" or Set to "Explode?"

The prospect of rising rent means very different things depending upon whether one is a landlord or tenant. What's seems like a burden for the displaced homeowner struggling to make ends meet is additional income to another. American Monetary Association has been monitoring the fallout from the foreclosure crisis, noting along the way the obvious […]

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