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Monthly Archives: November 2012
What is a fair tax code? Amid debate about taxes, the New York Times examines questions of equitability. Here is a direct link to a video report.
The US faces the same issue as many aging nations today where entitlement promises become a ‘fiscal mountain’ over the next 19 years as the boomers move through. The top graph below shows how quickly costs will escalate and compound … Continue reading
Bloomberg Government director of research Robert Litan offers some perspective on the latest news on the fiscal cliff negotiations and how big of a bargain is really needed. Here is a direct link.
Danielle was a guest today with Phil Mackesy on Talk Digital Network discussing recent developments in the world economy and markets. You can listen to the audio clip here.
David M. Walker, former U.S. comptroller general, who headed the Government Accountability Office from 1998-2008, now CEO of the Comeback America Initiative, is one of the few who understands the numbers at hand. See: The fight for a grand bargain. … Continue reading
This chart captures the disconnect between the S&P 500’s “hopium fix” the past few days and US bond markets that see no grounds for economic optimism thus far. Source: Cory Venable, CMT, Venable Park Investment Counsel Inc.