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USA Marijuana for Profit.

It is obvious to many people that our nation is undergoing a change and we are trying to do so at a time of unparalleled debt. This can be a tricky thing to do. How can one manage the budget,…

Corn

Normally, I would do some research on an issue and then give my two cents and move on. Living in MN we get a lot of the pro-ethanol propaganda and to be fair, I am not very knowledgeable on the…

Avoidable

It is almost the 4th of July. It is getting hot outside and we had our first big thunderstorm of the year this past week. I love this time of the year. As we move forward celebrating another Independence Day…

To Float More Freely

I never took an economics course in college and this is something that I deeply regret. Recently, China announced that they would allow their currency (the Yuan) to float more freely. In their economy they have tighter controls and restrictions,…

Fishing for Reform

Well, the first year or so of Obama’s administration has been interesting. The healthcare battle seems to finally be over as the Democrats have successfully pushed through the much needed reform bill. But, the war for reform has just begun…

Japan Again!

What a great way to start the day. I wake-up and read that China has sold $34.2 billion worth of US treasury bonds. This means that Japan is once again the largest holder of US debt! It is way better…

Big Year for Apple

The Senior Research Analyst Gene Munster, from Piper Jaffray in Minneapolis, predicts an increase in sales for the Apple computer in 2010. There is also much hype and anticipation for a possible revelation of Apple’s new tablet that will transform…

Googling China

In somewhat stunning news, CNN.com is reporting that Google China might be shutting down. Google is reportedly upset with the censorship and hacking that is going on with their Chinese operations. In a move that seems to be forcing the…

Has Bernanke’s Bubble Burst?

Since February 1, 2006, Ben Bernanke has been the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States of America. As you can see by the graph below, the US economy has not done well under Bernanke’s control.

Cocaine in the Red Bull

There is cocaine in the Red Bull and according to the official Red Bull Colawebsite, “Why not? And we simply believe that a cola can also be made from natural ingredients. Just like back in the old days. The cola…