Guest Editorial

32% of Americans Entered August With Unpaid Housing Bills

Reposted with permission of Apartment List. View original post here.  By: Igor Popov, Chris Salviati, and Rob Warnock For the fourth straight month, roughly one-in-three Americans failed to make a full, on-time housing payment. Late and unpaid housing bills are accumulating, putting financial strain on many families and deepening concerns of near-term evictions and foreclosures. As federal and…

Behind the Crisis in American Governance: Delusions about the Economy Treated As a Matter of Differing Economic “Taste” – Pt. 1/2 – Michael Hoexter

While the US political system (federal, state and local) has been assumed to be one of the more stable political institutions in the world, over the last two decades a series of confrontations between the Republicans and the Democrats has started to expose serious faults in American governance.

The “Lessons” that Wall Street, Treasury, and the White House Need You to Believe Five Years After the Collapse of Lehman Brothers

The “Lessons” that Wall Street, Treasury, and the White House Need You to Believe Five Years After the Collapse of Lehman Brothers

By Robert E. Prasch Department of Economics Middlebury College Five long years have passed since the demise of the once venerable firm of Lehman Brothers. To mark the occasion, Wall Street, the United States Treasury Department, the White House, and … Continue reading

The “Lessons” that Wall Street, Treasury, and the White House Need You to Believe Five Years After the Collapse of Lehman Brothers

How Syria Will Impact The Markets, And What You Should Do About It – Money Morning

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Money Morning. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. No one knows what will happen when the West retaliates against Syria’s Bashar al-Assad for his use of chemical weapons. This is bringing a wave of uncertainty over how Syria will impact markets. If history is any guide,…