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BALI, Indonesia — With stock markets around the world having beaten a hasty retreat recently, a cautionary tale might be found by looking at the United States, since it is ground zero for current economic and financial upheavals.

While President Barack Obama is overseeing vast spending increases to stabilize the economy, the U.S. stock market was tanking while prices of long-term Treasuries continued to rise.

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