Archive for August 8th, 2011

Deeper Analysis

An Updated Look at How the U.S. Economy Performed Under Democratic and Republican Presidencies

August 8, 2011

The most visited post among all 3,002 articles on the Currency Thoughts web site remains one of the first, a comparative study of how five U.S. vital signs behaved when the president was a Democrat and when that person was Republican.  That article screened on August 19, 2008, less than a month before the collapse […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Numerous Official Efforts to Halt Market Turmoil Mostly Failing

August 8, 2011

After markets closed Friday, S&P downgraded the U.S. credit rating from AAA to AA+ and retained a negative outlook, meaning more downgrades are possible. Stocks in Israel tumbled almost 7% on Sunday. G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors released a statement that “affirms our commitment to take all necessary initiatives in a coordinated way […] More

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