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Ten Economic Blunders from History

http://www.mises.org [An MP3 audio file of this article, read by Brad Sandelin, is available for download.] Take cover when you hear a political leader talking about economic affairs. You can bet a bad decision is incoming. Luckily for the leaders, … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: The Euro is Dying

From www.moneynews.com; Forrest Jones, http://www.theatlantic.com; Megan McArdle The euro has little chance of shining due to a lack of economic synergies among the countries that use it as a currency, The Atlantic reports. While U.S. states go through their own business … Continue reading

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Roubini, Mihm: PIIGS are trapped in the Eurozone Straitjacket

From http://www.project-syndicate.org The countries known collectively as the PIIGS – Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, and Spain – are burdened with increasingly unsustainable levels of public and private debt. Several of the worst-hit – Portugal, Ireland, and Greece – have seen … Continue reading

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