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Caroline Baum

News from around the web: 2009-11-12

FT.com - Lloyds raises new capital target as bondholders warm to CoCos (sounds like good investor appetite for Lloyd's) FT.com - Dollar knocked by China renminbi hints (Chinese showing they could revalue just before Obama arrives)…

News from around the web: 2009-10-26

Homeowners walking away from underwater mortgages - MiamiHerald.com Strategic default on the rise. Economics and Moral Courage - Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. Anecdote contrasting von Mises and Hans Meyer Government Porkfare Is No…

It’s the debt, stupid

Let’s say I run a company. For the sake of argument, we’ll call it a shoe store in New York City. I am making $100,000 net per year now. But, I look around me and see huge opportunity for growth. So I go to my bank and ask for a loan to…

News from around the web: 2009-08-18

I have a lot more to add but I have a horrendous Internet connection where I now am. So I will provide more tomorrow. Sorry for the delay in answering emails and comments.“Just because the conventional economists are drinking the…

News from around the web: 2009-08-11

Posting will be light today as I will try not to be near a computer for most of the day. In the meantime, here are a few stories from around the web. Town Hall Crowd Shoots Health Message: Caroline Baum - Bloomberg.com Interview with…

Links: 2009-06-25

What I was afraid of - Paul Krugman As I also predicted, Obama's stimulus package is now looking inadequate. Volcker Gets Less Than He Wants in Curbing Wall Street Excesses - Bloomberg The title says everything, doesn't…
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