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Articles by Jay Weiser

Dining with Vultures: Rent-to-Own, the Feds, and the Housing Sector Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Distressed asset buyers are either ruthless or go bust, and government entities have no business co-venturing with them.
Will 1970s Haircuts Ever Come Back into Style? Wednesday, May 4, 2011
We have a lot to learn from Gerald Ford’s response to New York City’s fiscal crisis.
Fool's Gold Monday, March 14, 2011
Eight centuries of Western monetary history show that bullion-based systems offer no benefits over paper-based systems.
The Next Sovereign Debt Crisis Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Europe’s PIIGs are in a poke, but U.S. states and municipalities risk their own sovereign debt crisis.