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Is China An Economic Miracle, Or A Bubble Waiting To Pop?

China's economy sailed through the financial crisis unscathed — at least in the short run.

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Yours for $1.5 million.

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Why 158 Acres Of Corn Costs $1.5 Million

Prices for American farmland have doubled in the past few years. Does that make it a bubble? Or is there a good reason for the rise in prices?

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How much is it worth?

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Fed Behaving Dangerously, Fed President Says

Thomas Hoenig thinks the Fed is repeating mistakes of the past, keeping interest rates too low for too long. That risks creating another bubble, and another crash, he says.

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