Daily Archives: May 25, 2009 @ 11:02 pm (Monday)

Britain looks to the land of the rising sun with envy

[Skip to the end] Starts off good and then goes bad. Britain looks to the land of the rising sun with envy by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard May 22 (Telegraph) — Perhaps most surprising is that Japan fell in 1998, though it … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Naimi Says Oil to Reach $75 a Barrel

[Skip to the end] No reason to expect it won’t happen if they want it to happen. Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Naimi Says Oil to Reach $75 a Barrel by Adam L. Freeman May 23 (Bloomberg) — Saudi Arabian oil … Continue reading

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Dollar Is Dirt, Treasuries Are Toast, AAA Is Gone: Gilbert

[Skip to the end] Dollar Is Dirt, Treasuries Are Toast, AAA Is Gone by Mark Gilbert May 21 (Bloomberg) — The odds on the dollar, Treasury bonds and the U.S. government’s AAA grade all heading for the dumpster are shortening. … Continue reading

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Dallas Fed interview

[Skip to the end] Don’t Monetize the Debt by Mary Anastasia O’Grady May 23 (WSJ) — From his perch high atop the palatial Dallas Federal Reserve Bank, overlooking what he calls “the most modern, efficient city in America,” Richard Fisher … Continue reading

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