Intrade Betting on Obama: 63%

Written by Gary North on October 10, 2012

He is around 63% today. This article gives an assessment. Intrade bills itself as “the world’s leading prediction market,” and it truly is a market in the sense that visitors can buy or sell “shares” — and make or lose real money — in a particular event’s outcome. Intrade has facilitated wagers on the size […]

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$2,500 Per Year Per Car for Gasoline

Written by Gary North on May 2, 2012

GasPrices

I recently filled my gasoline tank. It came to $75. I drive a Toyota minivan. It gets about 20 miles to the gallon on average. I don’t drive it on the road for long trips often. My 1993 Dodge minivan gets better mileage. A wife in the United States drives about 1,000 miles a month. […]

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A Rolling Recession Will Engulf USA in 2012

Written by Gary North on December 12, 2011

By the election month of November 2012, the USA will be in the clutches of a major recession. It will be a replay of 2008. Recessions are bad for incumbents. A recession is even worse for an incumbent who was elected to overcome a recession, only for it to reappear four years later. That is […]

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