10 trillion HOT MONEY
WE COULD SPEND THIS MONEY ON
- afghanistan and iraq reconstruction and extremists-pacification
- wind power
- food for starving people
In the Philippines, the influx of short-term "hot money" in the first nine months of the year jumped 300% from a year earlier to $1.8 billion, according to the central bank. 
The US recovery is faltering, thanks to an inadequate stimulus. After the midterms, an adequate stimulus is off the table.
The Republican majority in the House of Representatives has taken a position against further stimulus spending as a matter of ideology, electoral politics, and, one would suspect, a cynical willingness to see the US economy go down in flames, as long as President Barack Obama's hopes for a second term go with it.