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Bell Rings for Bond Bubble

Michael Pento | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business
Michael Pento

They always tell you no one rings a bell when a market top or bottom is reached. But a bell is now ringing for the end of the 30-year bull market in U.S. debt. And ironically, the bell ringer is our very own U.S. Treasury Department.

MF Global Trustee Pursues Client Funds Held Overseas

Posted 12.21.2011 | Business

The U.S. trustee for bankrupt MF Global Holdings Inc is working to recover $700 million of client funds held by the broker's UK affiliate for U.S....

1979 Offers Glimpse Of Default's Consequences

The Washington Post | Brady Dennis | Posted 09.10.2011 | Business

The Sunday airwaves brimmed once again with talk of what would - or would not - happen if lawmakers fail to meet the Aug. 2 deadline to raise the nati...

Japan Is Once Again America's Biggest Creditor As Foreigner Trim Treasury Stakes

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER and BERNARD CONDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — A record drop in foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury bills in December sent a reminder that the government might have to pay higher inter...

U.S. Treasury Sweating Bullets over Financing Swelling Deficits

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

The warning is crystal clear. Before the onset of the current financial and economic crisis, the U.S. had structural deficits measured in the hundreds of billions of dollars.

The Risky Flight to Safety

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

Risk, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. A "risk free" portfolio can be the riskiest investment you will ever make.

America's Blown it, Bring in a Global System

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

The world is very nervous because America's political rigamordis means that 25% of the global GDP cannot be repaired or even managed.