Monthly Archives: March 2010

March 31 1:44 PM

No crisis in confidence—Evidence shows U.S. creditors still think U.S. debt remains safest in world – EPI Issue Brief #276 Print-friendly PDF version In recent days, the Wall Street Journal and Business Week have pointed to a slight uptick in interest rates … Continue reading

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Talking about Census hiring set to boost job gains – Washington Times

  Quote Census hiring set to boost job gains – Washington Times Census hiring set to boost job gains Decennial tally will employ 1.4 million

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March 31 11:36 AM

Obama Administration Cops to Looming Oil Shortage – In an exclusive interview published March 25 in Le Monde, Glen Sweetnam, the Obama administration’s official expert on the oil market, confirmed nearly every element of the “Peak Oil” scenario that many analysts … Continue reading

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March 31 10:34 AM

Are Americans Already Back to Their Old Ways? – Financial-Planning reports: While 63% of Americans said they were concerned about the overall state of financial markets in 2009, just 45% said they were concerned in 2010. Nervousness and fear about … Continue reading

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March 31 5:50 AM

 Department of "Huh?": Default Discounts in U.S. Treasury Interest Rates????????? Edition The term premium on U.S. Treasury debt is low because even though long-term nominal (and real) rates are low, short-term rates are even lower, for we are deep in … Continue reading

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March 31 3:51 AM

Obama to Open Offshore Areas to Oil Drilling for First Time – NYTimes – The Obama administration is proposing to open vast expanses of water along the Atlantic coastline, the eastern Gulf of Mexico and the north coast of Alaska to … Continue reading

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March 30 5:48 PM

 Economists Who Say "Ni!"– Krugman – OK, it’s actually the economists who say “Inflation!” But isn’t it all too predictable that with almost 10 percent unemployment and ongoing disinflation — at this rate we could be looking at deflation in the … Continue reading

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