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The standard-of-living bubble

September 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

In a recent Fortune magazine, Geoff Colvin suggests that we may be approaching the end of the next bubble: standard-of-living bubble. Stock prices are back where they were 8 years ago, and home prices are where they were 5 years ago. Personal savings are decreasing, while financial markets are going through extremely challenging times, with […]

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Solar thermal, Geothermal and Automated cars… new ideas explored by Google’s Larry Page

May 23rd, 2008 · Add Comment

According to Google’s co-founder, Larry Page, “breakthrough ideas are around the corner, but most of us are failing to take a chance on them”… What was he thinking about? Solar thermal (harnessing solar energy for heat), geothermal (energy generated by heat stored beneath the Earth’s surface) and automated cars, for example, said Page in the […]

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World Economic Outlook according to IMF

April 9th, 2008 · Add Comment

According to IMF chief economist Simon Johnson and “World Economic Outlook” report released yesterday the following economic trends are expected in the coming years: –    The US will suffer a “mild” recession in 2008, and it won’t fare much better next year. United States is expected to slow to a crawl of just 0.5 percent […]

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