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  • Half time for the economy and you

    In the beginning of the year, I dusted off the crystal ball and made some predictions about 2014. At mid-year, it's time to see how those guesstimates stack up. Economic growth: Who knew that Polar Vortex would put the deep freeze on 2014 economic...
  • Hillarys choice and the Democrats' dilemma [Commentary]

    Hillarys choice and the Democrats' dilemma [Commentary]
    What's the reason for the tempest in the teapot of Hillary and Bill Clinton's personal finances? It can't be about how much money they have. Wealth has never disqualified someone from high office. Several of the nation's greatest presidents, who came to...
  • 'War and Gold' explains the chaotic history of money

    "War and Gold: A 500-Year History of Empires, Adventures, and Debt" by Kwasi Kwarteng; Public Affairs/Perseus Books (442 pages, $28.99) One of my souvenirs is a note from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. I paid a vendor in Victoria Falls $3 for it, and that...
  • Euro, sterling expected to hold firm over coming months: Reuters poll

    BANGALORE (Reuters) - The euro will hold its strength for at least a few more months, but a U.S. dollar rally, which analysts and investors have been waiting on for many months, will begin later this year, a Reuters poll found. The European Central Bank,...
  • Is this the worst Congress ever?

    Is this the worst Congress ever?
    This will be a short rant, as we prepare to head off to celebrate the birth of our nation with fireworks, barbeques and the usual trappings of summer. In spite of the celebratory mood, I am troubled by the unrelenting incompetence of the U.S. Congress....
  • Readers shed more light on latest twist on credit card interest scam calls

     
    My column today on the latest twist in the credit card interest rate scam hit home with a lot of people, and I'm starting to see a trend emerge. I've heard from about a dozen people today who have received......
  • Two Arundel candidates labeled as 'extremist' by Southern Poverty Law Center

    Two Arundel candidates labeled as 'extremist' by Southern Poverty Law Center
    Michael Anthony Peroutka and David Whitney, who are vying for the same seat on the Anne Arundel County Council, are members of the League of the South, an organization whose stated goal is the secession of Southern states. Peroutka also believes...
  • Foreign debt default is unavoidable, Argentine officials say

    Foreign debt default is unavoidable, Argentine officials say
    Although Argentina's apparently imminent default on its foreign debt is unlikely to trigger a rerun of the economic and political crises that nearly tore the country apart a decade ago, it could usher in a new era of hardship, analysts said Friday....
  • EU eyes simpler fiscal rules as pressure grows to boost economy

    By Ingrid Melander and Martin Santa LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union will review its fiscal rules at the end of this year to see if they can be made simpler and more efficiently used to encourage growth and jobs after years of budget...
  • Bank of England not under pressure to raise rates: Haldane

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England is under no immediate pressure to raise interest rates, because wage growth is slow and inflation subdued, its chief economist said in newspaper interviews on Friday. Andy Haldane - who started as chief economist...
  • Opening The Export Door To Connecticut Firms

    Cooper Atkins of Middlefield was recently presented with President Obama's "E" Award for Exports by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker. The 129-year-old company produces high-tech time, temperature and humidity instruments for the food and health care...