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US Economy: President Obama ready to begin second Term on January 21, 2013 with pleas to a gridlocked Congress

His second term will expire at 11:59 pm on January 20, 2017 till when if the gridlocked Congress is not resolved in his favor some form of the fiscal cliff … Continue reading

November 7, 2012

The Fed Thursday Update: The Balance Sheet of $2.853 T and the debt ceiling

While the Fed had a decrease in foreign Currency assets almost to $8.2 B and seemingly sold away another $5.2 B of Maiden Lane III, it still added a $10 … Continue reading

May 18, 2012

Curbs on Insider Trading on Capital Hill | Governance Insight

The Scott Brown proposal of last Monday seemingly found very few against it even as the already illegal insider trading is made illegal for all members of the Congress and … Continue reading

February 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

US Economy: Chirpy Morning Squawk, Testimony forgotten

Feeling a little batty today, bu tthe Jobs report hit the spot, with Europe totally forgotten and the optimism from the Jobs report even as 40% of the unemployed have … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Across the pond: Europe awaits US super committee failures for hope?

With European markets having the culmination of Spanish elections to celebrate over the weekend, the new right government of Party Popolare’s Mariano Rajoy is unlikely to extend much comfort to … Continue reading

November 21, 2011