Monthly Archives: January 2011

Invigorating the “deficit nation” – Part 1

The triple-deficit nation at the crossroads in 2011 The steady and substantial decline of the US dollar against most major currencies over the last 8 years is no accident. It is the result of a nation suffering from the triple … Continue reading

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Invigorating the “deficit nation” – Part 2

The US Public Debt level: alarming, but controllable Although it is clear that the US dollar has declined in value because of the continual triple deficits – in fiscal, trade and international investments – something still remains unclear: was the … Continue reading

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Invigorating the “deficit nation” – Part 3

Fed’s monetary policies: did they help or hinder ?A question that has been around for a while without a definitive answer is: have the US Fed’s monetary policies help or hinder the accumulation of public debt now over 90% of … Continue reading

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Invigorating the “deficit nation” – Part 4

For the US Trade Deficit the US $ is not the problemWhat about the US trade policy: did it help or hinder with the trade deficit? At the moment, our Administration believes that the artificially low Yuan is a problem. … Continue reading

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Invigorating the “deficit nation” – Part 5

For a change, try a stronger US $ Obviously we need better coordination in the US between our fiscal and monetary policies, but we must first recognize that we are stuck in the wrong paradigm: wealth reshuffling is not wealth … Continue reading

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