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America’s National Emergency: Part 3

China surpassed the United States in R&D investment last year.  It will soon become much stronger than the US – technologically, economically and militarily – if the US doesn’t radically expand its investment in R&D.  This is a national emergency that requires an immediate and aggressive response by the US government. Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer recently…
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America’s National Emergency: Part 2

China overtook the United States in Research and Development (R&D) investment last year.  Moreover, its lead over the US will widen rapidly during the years immediately ahead if current trends continue.  China’s lead in R&D spending represents a nation emergency and, potentially, an existential threat to the United States. Macro Watch has begun a three-part series that…
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America’s National Emergency

China surpassed the United States in Research and Development (R&D) investment last year.  This constitutes a national emergency for the United States on par with, or greater than, the Soviet Union’s launch of Sputnik in 1957.  If China continues to invest more in R&D than the United States does, it will soon become the world’s…
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Corporate Sector Concerns

The new Macro Watch video examines the balance sheet and the earnings of the US Corporate Sector.  They reveal a number of reasons to be concerned about the Sector’s health. Corporate debt to GDP is at a record high.  The previous three peaks in corporate debt to GDP were followed by recessions. The increase in Corporate Sector…
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