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- German Experts Criticize Country Over Tax Cuts
- Bill Gross Says Value Diminishing in Credit Markets
- DEBT DYNAMICS WILL HOLD BACK THE ECONOM
- Bubbles at a Discount for Consumers Trading Down
- No Matter How Expensive Oil Gets, Emerging Markets Will Demand More And More Of It
- Schwab’s no-commission ETFs may spark a price war
Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:36 AM PST
“…the German economy is still in a deep economic valley,” the council said in its report. “The slightly positive signals for the year 2010 give no reason for euphoric assessment such as with regard to spending leeway of public budgets…”
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Posted: 13 Nov 2009 02:46 AM PST
Nov. 13 (Bloomberg) — Bill Gross, who runs the world’s biggest bond fund at Pacific Investment Management Co., said value is diminishing in credit markets and that relative yields may rise.
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Posted: 13 Nov 2009 07:15 AM PST
Government Debt could Double While Private Debt could be Cut in Half We believe that U.S. government and private debt levels will diverge over the next four or five years as the authorities attempt to use government debt to replace the private debt that is almost certain to decline substantially. U.S. total debt is presently just under $55 trillion, comprised of public (government) debt of about $15 trillion and private debt (U.S. corporations and individuals) of about $40 tri
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Posted: 14 Nov 2009 04:09 AM PST
ÉPERNAY, France — For generations of French Champagne makers, the threat of calamity has been a constant companion, whether it is winter freezes or spring frosts, phylloxera parasites or Nazi occupiers.
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Posted: 14 Nov 2009 10:28 AM PST
There’s no slowing demand down in non-OECD nations
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Posted: 14 Nov 2009 11:05 AM PST
Last week’s decision by The Charles Schwab Corp. to offer its own ETFs commission-free could result in less product education for financial advisers and investors, say rival ETF providers.