Posts filed under “Taxes and Policy”

US Leading Global R&D Spending

Nice interactive data set, from FT:


US ahead as global R&D spending up 10%
John Willman in London
FT, November 11 2007 18:21 | Last updated: November 11 2007 18:21

Category: Corporate Management, R&D, Taxes and Policy

The Abysmal Track Records of Moody’s, Fitch and S&P

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

How Sick the Dollar?

Category: Currency, Politics, Psychology, Taxes and Policy

Headline of the Day: Electricity Deregulation

Category: Energy, Taxes and Policy

Now we know Argentina is REALLY in trouble

Category: Financial Press, Inflation, Taxes and Policy

2/3rds Americans Say Recession is Likely

Category: Economy, Psychology, Taxes and Policy

Crude Oil above $92

Category: Commodities, Currency, Economy, Federal Reserve, Inflation, Taxes and Policy

Blog Watch: The State Department

Category: Taxes and Policy, Weblogs

Can Housing Be “Rescued?”

Category: Credit, Data Analysis, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

Mortgage Resets? Try Chapter 13 Bankruptcy!

Fascinating front page WSJ article today, titled More Debtors Use Bankruptcy To Keep Homes. It seems that Chapter 13 filings are gaining in popularity. Why? Because they halt foreclosure proceedings: “Last month, as the nation’s housing slump continued, consumer bankruptcy filings increased almost 23% from a year earlier – representing nearly 69,000 people — according…Read More

Category: Credit, Economy, Psychology, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy