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by Randy Cassingham

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Economy Savings Time
Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra of Thailand has an idea to stimulate the local economy: turn clocks ahead one hour. That would put Thailand in the same time zone as Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong. “The economies of these three countries are in good health and our time adjustment to them would benefit the Thai bourse, which will open and close at the same time as theirs,” he explained. (Reuters) ...Considering how long most recessions last, maybe it would make more sense to turn the calendar forward a year.
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