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Hickey's housing slant

The official description of ‘Bernard Hickey’s Opinion’ column says that  ‘Bernard is an economics columnist for the NZ Herald’.

In his column today, Use that power, renters… 683 more words


U.S. Treasury secretary urges Greece to reach debt deal

From the Blade, Apr 18, 2015

WASHINGTON — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is urging Greece to reach a deal with its creditors, warning that a default would “create immediate hardship for Greece” and damage the world economy. 601 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence


When I go treasure hunting I never look for something in particular. Even though I’m always hoping to find west Germany vases, Mid Century planters, knitted pillows and wallhangings, every quest is again a surprise and that’s part of the fun. 91 more words


Obama Wants to Put a Woman on $20 Bill

In the nearly seven years since Barack Obama became president he has had about, let’s see… yes, zero ideas that I thought were intelligent and well thought out. 460 more words

Barack Obama

Guess who holds even more US debt than China or Japan

Two of America’s largest creditors, Japan and China, are about to switch places.

Over the last few months, China has been slowly cutting back on its Treasury holdings as Japan has continued to build them up. 162 more words

One week on- how was "freedom" for you?

More questions than answers

The Pension PlayPen met as usual in the Counting House to discuss our experiences of Pension Freedom to date. The consensus – more questions than answers. 833 more words