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RE: Why Money Matters III

In La Bourse on November 28, 2009 at 8:45 PM

Possibly the final comparison in the Milton Friedman-influenced series: here is the third glance at three business cycles compared across three macro variables.

Cycles are all U.S. origin: the Great Depression with cycle peak of July 1929, the Dot-Com Recession with cycle peak of September 2000 and the Sub-Prime Recession with cycle peak of December 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

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Lord Byron’s Amendment on Closing Prescription Drug Loophole

In Open Letter on November 23, 2009 at 12:17 AM

November 22, 2009

Senator Saxby Chambliss
416 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
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RE: GDP forecast – preliminary 2009:Q3

In Backcast on November 22, 2009 at 10:32 PM


Here is the first Backcast entry on the site, checking an earlier Forecast issued back on October 25, 2009.
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Letter to Ms. Norwood and Mr. Reed on Rank Voting

In Open Letter on November 19, 2009 at 8:16 PM

November 18, 2009

Ms. Mary Norwood
Atlanta Mayoral Candidate
591-A Edgewood Avenue, SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
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CoCo Bonds

In Le Gardien on November 17, 2009 at 12:08 AM

“You are what you eat,” so goes the old nutrition adage.

That thought in mind, Le Gardien represents a new thread provided here, one whereby the freshest products being offered in the financial planetary landscape will be explored and/or at least made known a little more so in fuller, adequate lighting.
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Instant Gratification (IRV)

In Atlanta on November 3, 2009 at 1:28 AM

Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) is a form of voting where candidates are ranked in order by individual voters. An initial vote occurs upfront as usual in this arrangement. If no single candidate captures a majority in the first round of voting, then an automatic round two kicks in, instantly accounting for the remaining rankings so that a new winner is named quickly and with broadened citizen support.

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