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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
January 08, 2013 Posted by

An idea is gaining press-space (if not actual attention) in Washington:   forget the debt ceiling and simply mint a trillion dollar coin, deposit it into the Treasury's account at the Fed and use the balance to grow spending without growing the deficit.

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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
January 04, 2013 Posted by
The fiscalcliff, QE, Moodys, holiday and French auto sales.
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
January 02, 2013 Posted by

One of the reasons I believe the euro currency union must break up is the unwillingness of labor in the region to go mobile.An interesting article published this week argues different.

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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
December 21, 2012 Posted by
2012’s final Top 8 is up: GDP, NRA, home sales, and buyouts.
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
December 20, 2012 Posted by

The economy today is in about hour three of a true Deadhead experience:  Nothing happening seems unexpected.  Nothing expected seems about to happen.

For those of you too young to attend the original, welcome to the Deadhead economy.

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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
December 14, 2012 Posted by
Today’s Top 8 is up: Italy, the Fed, the FSOC, the Cliff, and negative rates.
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
December 12, 2012 Posted by

This week, the Fed made two significant announcements - one expected, one not.

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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
December 03, 2012 Posted by

It was reported this last weekend that the outgoing SEC chairman delayed a ruling on a part of the JOBS act out of concerns around her legacy.

Is this surprising to anyone?

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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
November 30, 2012 Posted by
Fiscal Cliff, the Fed, GDP, dividends, and Canadians.
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