Month: July 2009

Federal Reserve Balance Sheet as of July 30th 2009

Current accounting of the Federal Reserve’s Balance Sheet as of July 30th 2009 $695.758 billion – U.S. Treasury Securities $105.915 billion – Federal Agency Debt Securities $542.888 billion – Mortgage-backed Securities $274.085 billion – Direct Bank Lending (Loans through Discount

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Government Debt Monetization Explained

When the government wants to spend money it does not have, there are basically three options, raise taxes, print money or borrow money.  The Monetization of Debt involves the issuance of debt or simply known as borrowing money done by the

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Blogging must have Plugins for WordPress

Twitter Tools – Allows tweets to be published as blogs and allows blogs to be published as tweets, great integration – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/twitter-tools/ Google Analyticator – adds the google analytics code automatically to every blog page – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/google-analyticator/ Google Authenticator –

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Google Voice Review – the Pros and Cons

Pros Web interface and history of all text messages, phone calls and voicemails. Transcribes voicemail messages to text message and posts to web interface Transcribed voicemail messages and text messages are searchable for the user Missed call log when cell

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