Friday, August 12, 2011

The Week from AxSA (08.12.2011)









Dateline: 12 August 2011

AxSA Factoid of the Week
Few ordinary people think much of Magnolia, but to ignore this still largely-untamed democracy nestled between autocratic Russia and communist China would be a mistake. Mongolia has a GDP of $7 billion, and that output of goods and services is now expected to double each year for the next three to five years. Such a glowing economic forecast for a poor nation is owed to its possession of the world's largest gold and copper deposits, as well as a significant abundance of oil, uranium iron, coal, and natural gas.

News & Commentary
Health-Care Reform
Appeals Court Strikes down U.S. Health Care Reform Act
International Business Times
The 11th Circuit court says the individual mandate is unconstitutional, setting the stage for a final fight in the U.S. Supreme Court...Read More

Louisiana
Rising Seas
10/12 Corridor
Melting glaciers, subsidence, and land erosion pose a price tag of $350 billion over the next two decades...Read More

Economics
Time for a Double Dip?
The Economist
Despite the best efforts, America's economy is slowing down quickly...Read More

How to Tell When a Recession Is at America's Door
Reuters
Analysts decipher the tipping points of a new downturn...Read More

Management
The Unselfish Gene
Harvard Business Review
A new look at how "natural cooperation" helped to make us better humans...Read More

Finance
IPOs Postpone Debut amid Volatile Market
Investor's Business Daily
Up and down markets are no time to take businesses public, and so, twelve companies have tabled their introductions...Read More

Events
24 August 2011
New Orleans, Louisiana

23 August 2011
Lake Arthur, Louisiana

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