Monthly Archives: March 2013

Saving Dave Petraeus

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In seeking redemption, regret is good; remorse is far better. Tiger Woods’ assertion that “Winning takes care of everything”, currently airing in his ad for Nike, is not just wrong; it will likely ensure that his widely reported private misconduct

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Containing a Potential Cyprus Catastrophe

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If there were awards for creating market instability, the ECB/IMF plan to impose a “tax” on Cypriot depositors – effectively renouncing depositors’ insurance guarantees – would rank second only to the US Treasury decision to let Lehman Brothers go bankrupt,

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“Heads We Win; Tails You Lose”: How Foreign VAT Undercuts American Companies Overseas (and Benefits Foreign Companies Here.)

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                                         Most business people who sell overseas and tourists who have traveled to Europe and Asia are at least vaguely familiar

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