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Week of March 10, 2008

Sunday, March 16, 2008, 3:08 PM

Feb budget gap balloons to record $175.56 bln » Read more


Week of March 17, 2008

Sunday, March 23, 2008, 2:40 PM

Frantic race to save Wall Street giant; MF Global (BIG brokerage) shares slump 64%; Sunday Night (3/16) - Serious carnage in world markets, US futures, and US dollar; Warning signs; Inflation; 90% of Americans say they are concerned about rising prices, according to a new poll; A grab bag of interesting, attention-demanding articles; Fed's Rescue Halted a Derivatives Chernobyl » Read more


Week of March 24, 2008

Sunday, March 30, 2008, 8:52 AM

Germans Fear Meltdown of Financial System; Four Essential Articles
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New Crash Course Chapter

Wednesday, April 2, 2008, 11:39 AM

Follow this link to get to Chapter 9.

This section of the Crash Course will give you the necessary background
to understand that our current monetary system is not really all that
old. Therefore, comparisons of today to past monetary crises might be
illuminating, or they might be misleading.


Week of March 31, 2008

Sunday, April 6, 2008, 8:35 AM

On the brink of disaster; USA 2008: The Great Depression; Recession Indicators, part II; Pompous Prognosticators; Credit crunch triggers $2 trln drop in debt underwriting; Basic groceries up 8%, farm report says
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New Crash Course Chapter Posted

Saturday, April 12, 2008, 9:24 PM

The latest Crash Course chapter answers the question, "How much is a trillion?"


Week of April 7, 2008

Sunday, April 13, 2008, 8:29 AM

Experts Predict Imminent Oil Squeeze; Federal Reserve Ignites Food Panic; World inflation fuelled by surge in farm, energy prices » Read more


Latest Crash Course Installment

Thursday, April 17, 2008, 1:37 PM

Whew! This Chapter practically killed me...I
am embarrassed to say how much time I put into this one...nearly 60
hours...but it's one of the most important
chapters of all, because our monetary system, and entire way of life, is based on debt.

So I felt I had to do the best I could on this one.


Week of April 14, 2008

Sunday, April 20, 2008, 2:50 PM

Buried stories, Wachovia bailout, Inflation or a stronger dollar?, energy news, Peak Natural Gas, Paul Volcker takes on Bernanke, high PPI, corporate bankruptcies, Peak Oil now, foreclosures jump,  German subprime shock, inflation and falling currencies, article links.
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Week of April 21, 2008

Sunday, April 27, 2008, 2:23 PM

Japan food shortages, oil shortages, oil tanker fired on, Food rationing hits...the US(!), rice shortages, CA foreclosures surge, more oil shortages, Time to stock up the pantry!, Peak Oil, Trash for Treasuries, CA housing downturn accelerating, North Sea workers strike » Read more