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The Private Debt Crisis

China is drowning in it. The whole world has too much of it. History suggests: This won’t end well. 

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Investor: Forgive China's debt and it will recover

Credit expert Richard Vague says the road to economic recovery is about forgiving debt.


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This Philly Business Guru Predicted the Chinese Financial Crisis Plaguing the US Stock Market

Richard Vague explains Monday's volatile stock market, and explores what the future may hold.

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The trouble with China's economy

In this CNN article credit expert Richard Vague talks about why Chinese economy continues to show signs of weakness. read the article >

China's June Stock Market Collapse

Author Richard Vague discusses the June stock market collapse in China, and explains why high growth is unsustainable.

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Richard Vague speaks at The Atlantic's Summit on the Economy

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The Coming Crises in China

Rapid private-debt growth threw Japan into crisis in 1991 and did the same to the United States and Europe in 2008. China may be next.

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Government Debt Isn't the Problem

Read Richard Vague's article in The Atlantic

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C-SPAN Book Discussion

Watch Richard's appearance on C-Span to discuss the book, with Q&A conducted by Riva Froymovich

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The Wright Show

Interview with Robert Wright of Bloggingheads.tv


PhillyDeals: Book's fresh theory on the rising threat to economies

Read The Philadelphia Inquirer's Joseph N. DiStefano's review of Richard Vagues new book, The Next Economic Disaster.

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A Welcome Jolt to Shortsighted Washington

Ed Luce's column regarding our research report titled "A welcome jolt to shortsighted Washington" appears in the July 23, 2012 Financial Times.

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Economic Growth Idea: Forgive or Restructure Debt U.S. Citizens Hold- The Atlantic b

Steve Clemons is Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor of Atlantic Live, his article appears in the July 22, 2012 entry of The Atlantic's website.

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