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ValueSide Global: Spain And Mexico Report Near 20% GDP Growth

July 31, 2021

Opening up an economy, and returning to normal is not an easy task. We're beginning to see that in the economic reports which came across my desk this week.

Our Weekly Review USA: Opening Up May Not Be So Good For Amazon.

July 31, 2021

It was a fascinating week for Markets In the USA, and a very difficult week for Analysts. Nearly everything they had predicted went the other way this week. In a particularly stunning disclosure: Amazon, the major online retailer, revealed that as they m...

The American Economy Tops $22 Trillion For 2021. What's Wrong With That?

July 30, 2021

Yesterday it was reported that the United States total economy, the Gross Domestic Product, grew at 6 1/2% for the second quarter. When calculated out on an annual basis this will mean that this year America's Economy will produce over $22 trillion doll...

US Trade Policy Is In Utter Shambles.

July 29, 2021

As we close out the first half of 2021, it is becoming clear what an utter shambles our International Trade Policy is in. This year, will most likely be the first year in history that the US Trade Deficit surpasses $1 Trillion Dollars.

Why The Fed Isn't Likely To Raise Interest Rates.

July 28, 2021

At two pm eastern time this afternoon, the Federal Open Market Committee will once again announce their decision on interest rates. The Committee meets 8 times a year. And they are responsible for setting the short term rate for banks and financial inst...

Home: The Financial Asset We Live In.

July 27, 2021

As our Financial Adviser often says: Our home is the largest investment we'll ever make. I think it took many of us on Wall Street some time to realize how true that sentiment is. We tended to look at our home as just that. Our dwelling place. We saw its...

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