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Student Debt – Update

by Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives/dshort.com I am re-posting this commentary to share links to a fascinating series of articles called to my attention this morning by Kimberly Green: Declines in State Spending Lead to Soaring Student Debt A Brief History … Continue reading

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Update: Greece, Eurozone and the IMF

by Elliott Morss Earlier, I noted there were two parts to IMF Stand-By Program for Greece: austerity and increasing its competitiveness. However, by the beginning of 2012, the IMF had concluded that the austerity part of its plan for Greece … Continue reading

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Comparing U.S. and Euro Crises

by Elliott Morss Introduction The best weather forecast comes from watching the trends: if the chance of rain increases as you get closer to the day of interest, it will probably rain….  So I start by looking at what has … Continue reading

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