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Fiscal Cliff and True Reform: Short-Term Band-Aids and Long-Term Constructive Surgery

January 01, 1970

Special Commentary by John Silvia, Chief Economist, Wells Fargo Securities and Member of GIC Society of Fellows

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China Market Update

January 01, 1970

Timothy Weckesser, Ph.D., is a Member of the GIC Board of Directors and President & CEO of Sino-Consulting

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“Thank you, Greece, for Saving the Euro!”

January 01, 1970

This article was published in The European Institute’s journal, “European Affairs” on January 2, 2013, by GIC Board Member and Independent International Market Economist, J. Paul Horne.

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David Kotok on the Election and the Fiscal Cliff

January 01, 1970

Re-elected President Obama and Fiscal Cliff The almost interminable season of acrimony is over.  We have the results.  The Obama-led wing of the Democrat party will continue leading the nation in finance, economic matters and social direction.   One hopes the nation sets aside the meanness that we have witnessed and becomes serious about compromise.  […]

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Bill Dunkelberg Comments on the Unemployment in the US and the Sentiments of Small Businesses

January 01, 1970

Commentary by Bill Dunkelberg The September employment report was pretty much as expected, 114,000 new jobs in the payroll survey. That was consistent with the NFIB survey findings (the job loss of -.25 workers per firm, 10 percent increasing employment but 13 percent reducing staff, job openings and job creation plans falling, indicating a higher […]

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Rocky Mountain Summit: July 2012

January 01, 1970

by John E. Silvia, Chief Economist, Wells Fargo Securities If you keep getting the wrong answer, then maybe you are asking the wrong question. For several years now, policymakers have been pursuing expansionary policy with the goal of significantly lower unemployment. Yet the wrong answer keeps popping up – high, persistent unemployment about eight percent. […]

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The Federal Reserve’s Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility

January 01, 1970

The securitization markets for consumer and business asset-backed securities (ABS) and commercial  mortgage -backed securities (CMBS), which supply a substantial share of credit to consumers and small businesses, came to a near-complete halt in the fall of 2008, as investors responded to a drastic decline in funding liquidity by curtailing their participation in these markets.  […]

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How to Make Healthcare Reform a Platform for Economic Expansion

January 01, 1970

by Peter A. Gold Philadelphia Business Journal July 6, 2012 I’m not an economist but I serve on two boards of directors with representatives of leading international financial Institutions, central banks and even a Nobel Prize winning economist. I am continually humbled by their profound knowledge in their respective fields. I surmise that they would […]

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