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The Fiscal Health of Nations: General Govt Balance

The IMF is out with their Fiscal Monitor today.  Great stats.  Here is a comparison of the fiscal health of the world’s economies. Contrast Norway and Saudi (both oil exporters) with, say,  the U.S. and Japan.  Italy doesn’t look so … Continue reading

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Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund May Help Eurozone

This may the rabbit the Euros pull out of the hat.  Sovereign wealth funds to compliment EFSF.  Our sense Lagarde is working on something. (click here if video is not observable)

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