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The Debt-Deposit Duality. How Much Is the Federal Debt? $12 Trillion? $10 Trillion? $0? by Rodger Malcolm Mitchell, www.nofica.com Quantum mechanics is counter-intuitive, partly because of the wave-particle duality, which says that something can be both a wave and a … Continue reading
by Michael Hudson, New Economic Perspectives Remarks by Prof. Michael Hudson at The Atlantic’s Economy Summit, Washington DC, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. There are two quite different perspectives in the set of speeches at this conference. Many on our morning … Continue reading
Austerity, Deficits, and Debt: A Tale of Two Countries by Elliott R. Morss, Morss Global Finance Introduction Greece is involved in a series of austerity programs. And the US is considering austerity measures to keep it from “falling off the … Continue reading
by Art Patten, Symmetry Capital Management From Bloomberg: A Bloomberg National Poll, conducted June 17-20, found voters choosing jobs over the deficit or federal spending as their top concern by 42 percent to 30 percent. Yet 74 percent of Americans … Continue reading
Personal transfer payments (more specifically increases in the payments) have influenced the course of The Great Recession and the recovery. The depth was moderated and the recovery is more advanced, as measured by GDP, than without the increases. The cost is increased national debt.