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Eric Cantor’s Primary Loss Reflects a Global Trend That Can Affect Investment Portfolios

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By J.G. Collins NEW YORK (June 17, 2014) – House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s stunning loss in the Virginia 7th Congressional District Republican primary should be less surprising than it was. Coming on the heels of Thad Cochran’s initial primary

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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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