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Why Johnny Can’t Export


You’d think that with U.S deficit in goods and services hitting $725 billion in 2005 that a great debate would be taking place about how to spur American exports.But hardly a word is spoken, whether out of disinterest or sheer ignorance, it’s hard to tell. But it’s a tragedy because there is so much that needs to be done.The heart ...

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The U.S. Economic Bubble

hope I’m wrong, but I have a bad feeling about the housing bubble. I hear all the Don’t-Worry-Be-Happy talk about economic growth running at 3.4 percent and about financial markets being at four-year highs. But I suspect we’re living in a fool’s paradise. We’ve lived through bubbles and should have learned a few lessons. During the Internet bubble, it was obvious ...

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