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October 7, 2009

Well, it turns out there is a secret plot against the dollar — except that it is being hatched in Washington, not in the Persian Gulf or elsewhere. And it could be a very good thing for the U.S. economy and Obama. — Simon Johnson.

The idea of tax credits for companies that create jobs is gaining traction in Washington. — Catherine Rampell.

The rally in gold doesn’t look like much of a rally in euros or yen. — Bespoke Investment Group

The securitization market is still seized up — and that’s a problem for the recovery. — Jenny Anderson, Yves Smith.

Is there really an argument against using an aggressive stimulus to combat unemployment? — Ryan Avent.

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