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You’d expect an author at CNNMoney.com to understand the relationship between cashflow and business success.  You’d expect an editor to send this article back to re-write either for more research or more objectivity.  Here was the basis of Peter Valdes-Dapena‘s misguided assessment: “…majority of sales would have taken place anyway at some time in the last half of 2009, according to Edmunds.com” So? This isn’t news, and it misses the point of the Cash for Clunkers initiative. Valdes-Dapena...

I’m watching MSNBC’s Hardball and Chris Matthews has two Republicans on his show: Michelle Wallace who played a key message-crafting role in the McCain Campaign last year, and former Representative Tom DeLay. I’m sitting here totally dumbfounded over DeLay’s insistence that former President Bush was “innocent” of blame for our current economic disaster. Indeed, PBS’s Frontline has a great series on this called “The Meltdown” which places blame for our current wave of bank failures...

Berkeley Professor of Public Policy Robert Reich became famous for a book called “The Next American Frontier” where he favored a kind of American Industrial Policy while at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. That book, and “American Industry in International Competition” and “The New Industrial State” by John Kenneth Galbraith, plus a healthy practice of system dynamics modeling, helped to form my current economic view. Currently, Reich serves as what he describes as an “informal advisor”...

Here, President-Elect Obama calls for Congress to act swiftly on economic relief for the Auto Industry. Barack Obama’s Radio Address, November 15, 2008 height=”500″ width=”100%”>     Get your own at Scribd or explore others:  Politics    Campaigns and Electi    radio address    Barack Obama   Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Rather than solving the problems, the government’s bailouts merely confirm my worst fears, and increase the chances for a hyper-inflationary outcome. By nationalizing Freddie and Fannie, the government has merely delayed the crisis. The borrowed time will cost us dearly, as the day of reckoning will now likely involve much steeper losses. read more | digg story Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

The unemployment rate soared to a nearly five-year high in August, topping 6 percent. The unemployment rate at 6.1% is up from 5.7% in July and 4.7% a year ago. read more | digg story Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Let’s not dither: we’re all in favor of lowering taxes and cutting federal spending, we’d all like to have more to spend on what we enjoy. McCain and his team have avoided releasing many specifics, but they rely on the old school attack that Obama will surely raise them on the middle class. Fact check reveals: Obama will champion tax policies that will impact those who earn a quarter million dollars or more in any single year, while lowering taxes on those below $250,000 substantially. McCain will lower taxes on the top earners,...

Tano Capital Invests $7.4 Million Into Anil Printers Limited Charles E. Johnson and Tano Capital LLC, on behalf of the Tano India Private Equity Fund I, is pleased to announce that it has made an equity investment of INR 300 million (US $7.4 million) into India based Anil Printers Limited (“APL”). APL is a printing company that manufactures prepaid scratch cards, pin mailers, airline tickets, cargo bills, and carbon-less stationery for the telecommunications, banking, courier, and logistics industries. Tano Capital LLC, on behalf of...

I’ve said this for years: the United States Credit System is the shock-absorber to economic fluxuations and when healthy guarantees constant growth in the economy and guards against a long-term recession or worse, a Depression. But that party’s coming to an end, rapidly. Take a look at these indicators presented by MarketOracle.uk: US Recession in 2007 – Third Leg of the Bear Market Likely In 2004 I told Gary Hart, who was considering a presidential run, about this. All he could talk about was changing the tax...