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Top 10 websites to become an informed investor.

If you want to know what the traditional media is saying http://www.finviz.com/news.ashx If you want to know what Wall Street insiders are saying go to www.zerohedge.com If you want commentary from knowledgeable and sometimes misguided stock geeks go here http://seekingalpha.com/

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How Germany lost WWII and won the currency war

The Euro has significantly strengthened the German economy and in the process has slaughtered the economies of the Eurozone P.I.G.S. However, the opening salvos of a new conflict between the European Central Bank and the German Government have been fired.

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To Bail Out or Not to Bail Out – that is the Bank’s Question

Today the FDIC and the FED jointly announced that 5 of the biggest US banks are in a precarious position and failed their audits. In creating a bank that is “too big to fail” a bank can take more risks

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The Fed and the phony numbers casino

There was a lot of discussion about the Fed raising rates in the press over the last few weeks and now it has finally happened. Many people are wondering why they have raised rates when the rest of the world

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The Great China Bubble: If It Bursts What Happens To The US?

There is a strange global phenomenon related to economic bubbles. When excess is at its peak someone always wants to build the tallest building in the world. In the US the first and most dramatic case was when in 1929,

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