Archive for July 4th, 2009

It’s Better Just To Laugh About It

The extent of my posting on Governor Mark Sanford.

Asians Bidding The West Adieu

I tend to think that we can learn immeasurably more about how our economy and society is changing just by watching the actions that people take in response to events then we can by reading thousands of learned opinion pieces or listening to the self-proclaimed elite. That’s why I found this article on Reuterseu so […]

Foreclosures Spiraling Out Of Control

There has been enough talk about an impending next wave of foreclosures to suggest that indeed it’s going to happen. An article in the LA Times throws a little more information into the mix. Just as the nation’s housing market has begun showing signs of stabilizing, another wave of foreclosures is poised to strike, possibly […]

More Whining About The Dollar

Another country has been heard from on the subject of dollar dominance. India has joined Russia and China in pressing for reforms to the world’s financial system. From Bloomberg: Suresh Tendulkar, an economic adviser to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, said he is urging the government to diversify its $264.6 billion foreign-exchange reserves and hold fewer dollars. […]