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INFO-GRAPHIC: The Cost of U.S. Inaction & Under-Investment in Infrastructure

The American Society of Civil Engineer‘s Failure to Act economic report series shows the economic consequences of continued under investment in our nation’s infrastructure, and the economic gains that could be made by 2020 in terms of GDP, personal disposable income, exports, … Continue reading

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The TOP 10 Military Spenders in 2010

Continuing downfalls or slower increases in economic activity in the world today represent a delayed reaction to the global financial and economic crisis that broke in 2008. In Europe, governments began to address soaring budget deficits, having previously enacted stimulus packages in … Continue reading

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TOP 10 Countries with the MOST Public Debt as % of GDP 2011 (YTD)

France is taking a crash course in global recession 101 as it struggles to maintain its prized AAA credit rating and help support the European Union’s interconnected banking system. So far, the Gallic government has yet to start writing checks … Continue reading

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U.S. Economic Health Slightly Better than Previously Thought

Economic growth remained very weak in the second quarter, but was slightly better than previously thought, according to the government’s final reading on U.S. economic health. Gross domestic product, the broadest measure of the nation’s economy, grew at a 1.3% … Continue reading

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Preserve the US’s Strength as the World’s only Leading Superpower

The US spends almost as much on the military as the rest of the world combined. Preserving the US’s Strength as the World’s only Leading Superpower from Greg in SD on Vimeo. Protecting America Requires a Strong Defense and preserving … Continue reading

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INFO CHART: History of the United State’s GDP growth since 1923

Gross Domestic Product (GDP): Gross National Product MINUS any payments on foreign investments. The monetary “value” of all of a nation’s goods and services produced within a nation’s borders and within a particular period of time, such as a year. … Continue reading

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Consumer Attitudes About U.S. Economy Do Not Align With Rate of China’s Surge

Image via Wikipedia PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY – By 52% to 32%, Americans are more likely to name China than the United States as the leading economic power in the world today, with Japan a distant third at 7%. This is … Continue reading

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CHART: China’s Central government debt; total (% of GDP)

Central government debt; total (% of GDP) in China.   http://www.tradingeconomics.com/iframe/chart.aspx?url=/china/central-government-debt-total-percent-of-gdp-wb-data.html Source: tradingeconomics.com

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Any US budget deal will work; just do it!

As the debt negotiators square off in Congress, much attention will focus on the size of the 10-year budget deal they come up with. As almost everyone agrees, there is much more risk of doing too little than too much … Continue reading

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Is America falling behind China?

Is China Overtaking America? CAMBRIDGE – The twenty-first century is witnessing Asia’s return to what might be considered its historical proportions of the world’s population and economy. In 1800, Asia represented more than half of global population and output. By … Continue reading

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