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“Too Big To Save”

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 27th July 2009
We’ve all heard the term “too big to fail”, but we are going to start sometime very soon hearing about the European banks with the very real problem that they are “too big to save”. In the US they had banks that were too big to fail and so they stepped [...]

Looming Worldwide Protectionism Is A Problem That Will Affect You

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 24th July 2009
I’m going to cover something on protectionism, something on the coming banking crisis and something relating to an audio book I am listening to, but first something on how wealthy people losing money is really bad for us.
Why We Should Care Greatly That The Wealthy Have Lost A Fortune
I was brought [...]

Predicting The Future Is Easy: Look At The Past

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 22nd July 2009
And what can be even more useful is to watch someone else’s present and recent past and study it to see if it could be your future…
Around 1.5 years ago I wrote an article that said we would not follow Japan’s line. Then around a year ago I wrote that we [...]

1929 Depression VS 2007 Recession/Depression

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 26th June 2009
Depression vs Recession
The jury is going to be out on this for some time yet although as I have stated if they don’t make significant changes and in the right direction then that’ll be where we end up. For those that don’t know the difference between a depression and a recession [...]

Everyone’s Taxes In The UK Are Going To Have To Go Up Full Stop!

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 22nd June 2009
An Unsustainable Trend in Debt
Basically, we have spent too much and we will be spending far, far more to get out of the current crisis. At some point this will need to be paid for and the only way to pay for it will be simply to create more revenue. So [...]

The US Housing Market Problem And How It Will Effect Us

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 15th June 2009
The Coming Mortgage Crisis
The US housing market is still very much in a slump and when you start to dig deeper you start to see just how big the problem will become. When you look at the American market you see that as a portfolio they are 70 – 80% geared and [...]

They Are Lying, Their Lips Are Moving

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 27th May 2009
I noticed a few things among the barrage of noise in the papers recently that were actually important. The RPI (Retail Price Index), which measures inflation and the relevant pressures, fell to its lowest level in 60 years. This is an important figure because it is a more accurate ‘waypoint’ than [...]

The Unemployment Tsunami

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 22nd May 2009
Following on from my last article, I thought I’d cover the unemployment issue in a little more detail. Now I’ve been banging on about how unemployment will take off around the end of this year for some time now, and even though the media and nearly all financial pundits seem to [...]

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