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Sunday Stuy: China’s Dangerous Provocation

By J.G. Collins NEW YORK (November 24th)- On November 17, Newsweek carried a story with the headline, “Obama’s Asia Pivot Fails to Materialize”. Newsweek’s Benny Avni challenged,  “What has the ballyhooed pivot actually changed? Does the policy really mean Washington

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We’ve Spent Trillions and Four Years on a “Potemkin Village” 2% “Recovery”. So, What’s Next?

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The dismal March jobs report, printing at less than half of expectations, raise additional questions about the strength of the current recovery.   While its well known the current recovery is weak, its less well-known that this is the weakest

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