May 2011

Debt ceiling showdown

By David Greenlaw and Ted Wieseman,  Morgan Stanley, A statutory limit on the amount of federal government debt outstanding has […]

Visegrad: A New European Military Force

By George Friedman, Stratfor, With the Palestinians demonstrating and the International Monetary Fund in turmoil, it would seem odd to […]

Troubled home market creates generation of renters

Derek Kravitz, AP Real Estate Writer, On Tuesday May 24, 2011, 3:44 pm EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing number […]

Get Ready for a New Home Construction Boom! Really

So soon after the rapture failed to materialize, I’m aware that the market for spectacularly good news might not be […]

China’s Real-Estate Developers Struggle with Debt; Servicing China’s Total Debt Load is Problematic; Dramatic Slowdown in China Coming

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock, Mish Economic Analysis Blog, Inquiring minds are digging deeper into China’s bank credit bubbles, fixed asset […]

Rent the Runway gets $15 million from KPCB

By Phil Wahba NEW YORK | Mon May 23, 2011 1:59pm EDT (Reuters) – Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & […]

Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway Stock Holdings

From site, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B, BRK-A) and Warren Buffett have just released the latest holdings of U.S.-listed […]

The next huge Internet IPO is not Facebook (or Groupon)

By Dan Primack, CNN Money, LinkedIn is so yesterday. Today’s conversation is about “who’s next?” Lots of talk about Groupon, […]

The “Real” Mega-Bears

From website, It’s time again for the weekend update of our “Real” Mega-Bears, an inflation-adjusted overlay of three secular […]

Chinese Millionaires Younger Than US Millionaires, Report Says

From Forbes Blog, Chinese millionaires are younger than their American counterparts, and most of them derive their wealth from private […]