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Accelerating Alternative Energy

The President of the United States of America has stated that our nation is addicted to Foreign Oil and that we need to break the habit if we are to continue to use the amounts of energy that we do. Few can deny this truth and the answer is technology in alternative energies and alternative fuels.

How Students Large College Loans Might Be Hurting the Economy

The saying goes that the only things that are guaranteed in life are death and taxes. However, more and more there's been another addition to that list. The new guarantee seems to be that if you go to college, you are going to be burdened with tremendous amounts of debt for years to come. The q

We're Number Three (And Four)

Census figures tell a story of one state on the way up, and one that doesn't seem to know it's on the way down. A life split between the two states means this is no surprise.

Five Tips For Finding a New Job in a Tough Economy

A down economy and tight job market doesn't mean that there aren't any jobs out there--just that there's more competition. Follow these tips to help you get on the track to finding the right job for you, regardless of the economic climate.

The Fiscal Crisis in California

California's financial problems have been front and center in the media of late. This month, its credit rating was cut to the low end of investment grade. Facing insolvency, Governor Schwarzenegger and legislators have undertaken drastic action - selling off state assets, cutting the state&apos

The World's "Safest Economy"?

I've been doing some reading and research on markets and trends and recently landed upon some excellent information. I've always been a big fan of Canada (in fact I was almost born there myself). I have personally spent a good portion of time in the Western parts (British Columbia and Albe

Change Has Come, What Does This Mean For 2011?

The US economy is beginning to grow after two years of declines in most asset classes. Opportunities to make money have been few and far between, as credit has been tight, and headline risk has dominated financial markets. In many areas of the United States, commercial real-estate vacancy rates cont

USA Debt Now at $546,688 Per Family Unit

The national debt in the US is mounting daily, thanks to rampant socialism and corruption. Each citizen and resident now has $546,688 looming over their household.

Stimulus Package Update - Sort Of

I went to the recovery.gov site today to get the latest news on the stimulus package and how much has been rolled out in an attempt to save the woefully unemployed from forming a long winding line outside every homeless shelter in the country. I had ambitious goals of giving a well organized descrip

Quantum Economics - Philosophy of the Economy - Central Banking System Policies

Quantum leap is a possible jump in economic development based on artificial (externally) financed projects for practically financing and loan servicing environmentally friendly projects on a Global scale. Quantum leap is financed by a capital issuing central banking system more like the World Bank a

Cleveland Gaining a New Industry

Downtown Cleveland has been rockedby giant explosions, sending hundreds of people running for cover and torching dozens of cars. Thick black smoke winds upwards, darkening the viewfrom skyscraperwindow. The streets are littered with rubbleand storefronts will have to berebuilt.

Is Low Unemployment the Reason for Increased Illegal Immigration?

Citizens and countrymen in United States of America probably do not realize it's a part of the increased illegal immigration problem is due to the very low unemployment that we are now experiencing in America.With unemployment figures as low as 4.7 percent the lowest in over two decades many Am

Australia Amidst The Economic Dilemmas

With all the things that are happening in Australia, business visa holders are getting worried that the country's economy might be affected. Thus, they are urging the Australian government to take action and come up with solutions to the country's economic problems.

At The Gate Of Recession

High yield spreads remain stubbornly high despite dramatic interventions from UK and US central banks. Banks are hording cash due to mistrust and fear over who will make the next big write down. Nationwide, the UK's largest building society, put up the rates on some mortgages despite there bein

Big No Longer Means Great

Living simply and reasonably, long seen as boring and antiquated, had gotten promoted to something millions are now aspiring to rediscover. As with being overweight, shedding superfluous habits is going to take time and effort, but there are sure signs of people changing their mindset.

Wag the Dog - How to Conceal Massive Economic Collapse

The first week of August 2008, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac had just announced record losses, and so had most reporting corporations. Unemployment was mounting, the foreclosure crisis was deepening, state budgets were in shambles, and massive bailouts were everywhere. Investors had every reason to exp

Interest Rates and Their Effect Upon the World's Economies

Up until early 2008 most of the world had probably never even heard of Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. It was then that the full impact of the problems with the subprime mortgage crisis really began to be felt. The rest, as they say, is history, though in this case there's still a long way to go bef