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Washington and Wall Street are Broken; Here's Proof

SageAdvice12 Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 10:33 PM
JasonCharleston Wrote: 5 hours ago (4:34 PM) Hi you guys, ... Why aren't banks loaning money to small businesses? Why would they when they can get free money and leverage 100 to 1 on government bonds. Sorry. I am right. ----------------------------- Yes you are right Jason, and banks, whether large or small, are just demonstrating what they are supposed to be doing, taking their fiduciary responsibilities very seriously, just as the laws of America have demanded they do, long before Sarbanes-Oxley came along. :-)

Ask any entrepreneur you know and they’ll tell you that raising money is the hardest thing they have ever done. 

Sure there is a ton of money out in the world. That’s why prices for dot coms went way up. And despite the subsequent bust, it didn’t stop money from moving into real estate. And when real estate busted, it hasn’t stopped money from moving into metals, oil and other commodities with astonishing rapidity.

Despite a sluggish economy in the U.S. in the last decade, world GDP had roughly doubled in that time from $32 trillion in 2000 to $63...

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