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Bouchard Sees New Risks Ahead for US

American Metal Market By Scott Robertson Craig T. Bouchard has managed his way through the global financial crisis and learned a few lessons along the way. Among them are that more such crises can be expected in the future. Bouchard, president and co-founder of the former Chicago-based Esmark Inc., warned executives attending Chicago’s Association for […]

The Launch of “America for Sale: How the Foreign Pack Circled and Devoured Esmark”

October 2, 2009 marked the launch of “America For Sale: How the Foreign Pack Circled and Devoured Esmark,” co-authored by Esmark Inc. Vice Chairman and co-founder Craig T. Bouchard and noted economist, Dr. James V. Koch. Hundreds of news organizations around the world carried stories about the book and the authors bold predictions about the […]

Welcome to the New Normal

SeekingAlpha.com By John Mauldin What We See And What We Don’t See The Statistical Recovery A Double-Dip Recession? Welcome to the New Normal Birthdays, New Orleans, and then the Road Trip from Hell Unemployment is high and rising. But if the recession is over, won’t employment start to rise? The quick answer is no. We […]

Read the Union Health-Care Label

Get ready for Detroit-style labor relations in our hospitals. Wall Street Journal By Mark Mix In the heated debates on health-care reform, not enough attention is being paid to the huge financial windfalls ObamaCare will dole out to unions—or to the provisions in the various bills in Congress that will help bring about the forced […]

Warning: Oil Supplies are Running Out Fast

Catastrophic shortfalls threaten economic recovery, says world’s top energy economist Independent.co.uk By Steve Connor, Science Editor The world is heading for a catastrophic energy crunch that could cripple a global economic recovery because most of the major oil fields in the world have passed their peak production, a leading energy economist has warned. Higher oil […]