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Dear CIGAs, By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Barack Obama addressed the country for the third State of the Union address of his Presidency this week.  In broad terms, he talked mostly about innovation, education and jobs.  To be fair, he also briefly touched on the deficit, the two wars we are fighting and unity.  But because… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs In November 2010, the Federal Reserve announced a second round of economic stimulus commonly referred to as Quantitative Easing (QE2).  The reason, according to the Fed, was “progress toward its objectives has been disappointingly slow.”   So, to try and turn the economy around, the Fed said, “. . …. Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, Housing starts are a tried and true barometer of business activity.  If there was a real economic recovery going on, housing starts would be, at the very least, edging up.  Please keep in mind the government is providing some of the lowest mortgage rates in a generation.  A 30-year… Read more »

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Courtesy of Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, For months now, the Federal Reserve has been worried about inflation being too low.  So low, that the Fed claims it is unhealthy to the U.S. economy.  When it announced its second wave of money printing (QE2) in early November 2010, the Fed said, “Longer-term inflation expectations have… Read more »

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Courtesy of Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, I was shocked to see this headline from an Associated Press story yesterday, “Economists project home sales, construction to rise sharply in 2011 from extreme lows of 2010.”   I was dumbfounded by the title of the article and even more taken back when I read the story which… Read more »

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Courtesy of Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, The mainstream media was at it again last week–putting a positive spin on the awful real estate market.  The USA Today headline on top of the “Money” section last Thursday read “Optimism for home sales adds up.”   The story said, “The trend is starting to move in the… Read more »

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Courtesy of Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, Some people see the Internet as an electronic world of wires and computers run at speeds measured in nanoseconds.  I tend to see the Internet as an electronic extension of human biology.  Sample enough of the Internet in the right places and you can get a snapshot of… Read more »

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Courtesy of Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, There are some big messages being put out by the government that appear to be for the sole purpose of reassuring the public that everything is under control.  Bernanke appeared on “60 Minutes” 10 days ago to tell the public that he is “100 percent” sure inflation is… Read more »