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Exactly one week from today, the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee will meet to decide its latest interest rate. Establishing a new Fed Funds rate is one of the primary duties of the Fed and its chief methods of managing the nation's overall fin…

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Not since the first caveman invented fire have so many focused on finding energy—energy of all types. The kind of energy needed to cultivate our crops, to pump our water, and most relevant today, to warm our homes. Power comes from many source…

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The lifestyle you and I have enjoyed over the past generation has been due, in no small part, to the US Dollar's position as the International Reserve Currency.In short, the Dollar's Reserve status has meant that major international trade is priced …

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Dec. 2, 2022

The One-Note Fed

One of the most ludicrous aspects of our modern American society is the elementary solutions that our leaders present for our highly complex problems. Using the same old “answers” to contemporary issues. A case in point is the contempor…

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If you've walked into your local Bank recently, looking for a large, long-term loan, like a mortgage, chances are you've come away disappointed. Either the terms or conditions of the loans differed from what you expected.We know, for instance, that …

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We received the latest revision to the nation’s GDP report a few minutes ago. Buried within this report were the latest results for Corporate Profits. Wall Street expected a decline, but nothing like what turned out. Corporate Profits fell to…

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Nov. 28, 2022

The Missile Gap

In the 1960 Presidential Campaign, the Junior Senator from Massachusetts, John Kennedy, proclaimed that there was a "Missile Gap" between the United States and the Soviet Union. Just two years after the Soviets had launched the world's first satelli…

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Nov. 28, 2022

The Missile Gap

In the 1960 Presidential Campaign, the Junior Senator from Massachusetts, John Kennedy, proclaimed that there was a "Missile Gap" between the United States and the Soviet Union. Just two years after the Soviets had launched the world's first satelli…

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Our family tradition is to express our appreciation to special people on these Thanksgiving Holidays. Communicate our gratitude for a particular person or event that has enriched our lives this past year. In this way, we honor the Tradition of the e…

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Our economy is based on credit, to a larger extent than many realize. For the last 30 years, financial empires are built during times of loose credit, and many fail during times of tightening credit, like we're going through today. This is because m…

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