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U.S. Drought Worst Since Mid-’50s

The Seattle Times 17 July 2012 By Jim Suhr and Steve Karnowski The Associated Press The nation’s widest drought in decades is spreading, with more than half of the continental United States in some stage

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The Singapore Dollar

Our favorite substitute for the euro while we ride out the storm in the Eurozone is the Singapore dollar. While commodity currencies might be prime beneficiaries of the increased trigger friendliness at major central banks,

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Insights From Ingo Swann

Ingo Swan “It’s unkind to point out the Obvious To those who don’t want to see it. But it’s worse to point out the Invisible To those convinced it doesn’t exist.” “What, When, and Who

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The Real Deal on Outsourcing

By Peter Morici No issue is more misunderstood, or been more purposefully confused by the Romney and Obama campaigns, than outsourcing. Outsourcing is merely the importing side of international trade — purchasing abroad goods and

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If You Have Guns, Who Needs Banks?

By Staff Writers The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) is considering launching its own bank to better manage its accounts, the new chief of subsidiary Airbus said in an interview. Continue reading the

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Seeds of Freedom

The story of seed has become one of loss, control, dependence and debt. It’s been written by those who want to make vast profit from our food system, no matter what the true cost.  It’s