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From concerns over unprecedented levels of government debt to making money from your old books @ The RoundUp

Friday, 20 November 2009, 5:43 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

As I’ve posted last week I’ve sold the vast majority of my 6 month dollar cost averaging portfolio. The economic environment is too shaky for my taste. I’m willing to risk losing potential return since the risk I consider is a quick drop back to March 2009 levels. Assuming jobs won’t improve any time soon […]

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Surprising (and Promising) Aspects of the Financial Crisis

Friday, 14 November 2008, 17:19 | Economics, Psychology | 0 Comment
by Numan

What do Playboy Playmates have to do with a very interesting article in the NY Times regarding the impact of financial crisis? Bloomberg reported yesterday that the number of visitors to the baseball hall of fame has reduced by 12%, on average. Fewer visitors and fewer donations find their way to the museum which is […]

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Is the US On Sale, With Very Attractive Prices?

Monday, 21 July 2008, 0:16 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Sovereign wealth funds are buying in bulk Sovereign wealth funds owned by foreign governments apparently see potential in the beaten US real estate and financial sectors. Sovereign wealth funds are buying in bulk investing billions of dollars in banks and buildings. Only recently the Abu-Dhabi Investment Company (ADIC) acquired the Chrysler ...

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Inflation, Frugality and Vampire Energy – RoundUp

Saturday, 23 February 2008, 17:07 | Economics, Money Saving Tips | 0 Comment
by Numan

Inflation You guessed it. Talking inflation again. The NY Times published an article on Thursday discussing the problems facing the Fed as growth lags and inflation rises. As I’ve written in past posts the dilemma the Fed is facing is growing ever more difficult. With no foreseeable end to the slowdown and with prices increasing […]

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