From the monthly archives: July 2011

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More debt ceiling talk.  Also some insight in a “flight to quality” trade in US Treasury bonds and the yen.

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This is an interesting article about the large holdings of US Treasuries by Japan.

US Future After Debt Default Could Reflect Japan’s Bleakness


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I shocked the commentators on CNBC by telling them I had a great solution to the “debt ceiling crisis.” I even got a direct question from Jim Kramer of Mad Money.

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U.S. and Japan Interest Rates Japan Interest Rate Graphic

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