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“Bazooka Style” Economic Interventions – How Should I invest in the U.S. and Abroad ?

First, some background: Toward the end of 2008, to further stimulate the U.S. economy after the discount rate was lowered to near 0 percent, the Federal Reserve (the Fed) started buying debt in the open market, a policy known as … Continue reading

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Is ‘American exceptionalism’ still good for my business and investments?

“American exceptionalism” is the idea that the U.S. is qualitatively different than other nations. Scottish historian Richard Rose put it this way: “America marches to a different drummer. Its uniqueness is explained by any or all of a variety of … Continue reading

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