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The Storm Leading The Economic Crisis

The US economy is apparently in bad shape. What is less clear is how we came here. Opinions differ as to when and where the story begins, but many experts are tracking the origins of the current economic bubble on the real estate bubble that emerged at the beginning of the decade. Housing prices rose more than 6 percent in 1999, rising rapidly and steadily over the decade, according to a Brookings Institution study. “After the