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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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If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Belgium

Eurozoning Out The eurozone’s outlook was the most grave since the slow motion train wreck of European sovereign debt began two years ago. The European Central Bank (“ECB”) still needed to show its resolve in backstopping member country debt. The … Continue reading

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