The Paranoid Optimist speaks

June 2011
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The article highlights the thoughts of Don Reynolds, a consulting economist and professional speaker who calls himself "The Paranoid Optimist," on the world economy. Reynolds predicts a mixture of economic strengths and weaknesses in the coming months. According to him, what Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke has done to stop inflation is put an extra 2 trillion U.S. dollars worth of liquidity into the economy. Reynolds expects a 4% increase in real economic growth in the U.S. in 2011.


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