The Week in Review from Valeo Financial Advisors (August 10, 2012)
August 10, 2012    Disclosures    POSTED IN  Markets

Demographics in the USA


  • Japan’s parliament approves a doubling of the consumption tax from 5% to 10%. The Japan Times
  • The building that’s in two countries at once provides example of how EU is different from U.S. (i.e. not a fiscal union) Planet Money

Food and Energy


  • Why Are There 100 Cents In A Dollar? Ask Thomas Jefferson. Planet Money
  • U.S. public pensions earned 1.15% this year, their worst showing since 2009 Bloomberg


  • The highest-achieving nations in the modern Olympics The Economist

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