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August 2011

Major General: U.S. Military Worries Groundless

August 30, 2011 // The People's Daily - China

Given China's efforts, the United States will go too far if it insists on urging China to make its military more transparent. Luo said that it is reasonable for China to "lift the veils" on some of its weapons, yet it is impossible to "show all of its cards."

Wavering U.S. Budget: The Four Tools in Bernanke’s Toolbox

August 30, 2011 // Financial Times Deutschland - Germany - German

<b>Four options remain for Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to revive the U.S. economy, because worry about a recession in the United States is dampening the mood of the markets.</b> The speeches of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke always carry weight in the markets — still, according to the opinions [Read more]

U.S.’s Misery Is Built Upon Housing

August 30, 2011 // Business Day - South Africa

I have long held the view that the single most critical ingredient for the global economy sits in one statistical area: the US housing market. When that is driven onto the rocks, American consumers lose heart and confidence, and close their wallets.

About Weak Leadership

August 30, 2011 // Der Standard - Austria - German

The 50-year-old Obama is no longer the shining light for the start of a new age, but rather a politician, who, through his zigzag course and sellouts in economic, finance and social policy, has deeply disappointed the (admittedly inflated) expectations of his supporters.

The U.S. Needs More Than Just Cheap Money

August 30, 2011 // Die Welt - Germany - German

The United States doesn’t even have any more money for stimulus plans. Investments with cuts in other areas are the only possibility. The U.S. has seen better times. To achieve this realization, one need not look to the excessively indebted U.S. budget. It’s enough to look at the economic data of the country. [Read more]
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