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It's called a balance of trade for a reason. In an ideal world, with a properly functioning economy, all things should be in balance. The economy itself should be balanced. With production and consumption roughly equal. And so to, trade with other…

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In the heart of Gloucester Massachusetts, stands one of the nation's first monuments to the supply chain. A monument to the brave folks who battled the North Atlantic to bring home the much-needed seafood for the people of the North Shore. It was…

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In Hollywood, they call it the formula. It's the basis for nearly every romantic comedy since Hollywood began to make movies. Any astute observer is quick to recognize the formula: boy meets girl, boy loses girl, the boy finds girl again. And all …

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Government spending, it's something that we've become inured to. We all know that excessive spending, and its subsequent debt, is bad. But we're resigned to it. It seems so inevitable. It also seems like there is absolutely nothing that we can do …

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This can be a confusing time, for those of us who like to keep track of the economy, and where it may be headed. Just last Thursday, as you'll recall, we were talking about how strong the economy looked, as it was announced that the Nation's Gross…

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Farmers aren't like those of us who make Wall Street our home. We cry and moan over every little setback. We yell about the latest Federal Reserve decision that we don't like. We gripe about the latest corporate earnings report gone wrong. You'd th…

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This week we've seen one of the most dramatic political demonstrations of our lifetimes. A rag-tag group of Truckers, starting in British Columbia in the West, traveled across the country to the Canadian Capital of Ottawa. Not since the protest …

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The year 2021 will go down as what I call the Super Stimulus Economy. Yesterday, we got the latest report on the Nation's Gross Domestic Product. GDP Grew in that all-important fourth quarter at the best rate in 33 years. While real estate and the…

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Well, it's that time of the year, back here in the North East. Too cold to get out in the garden. So the perfect time to work around the house. Now there's an old-fashioned kitchen clock that I've been meaning to hang. So now's the time. It needs …

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On Monday the Biden Administration Issue a Stern Warning to investors, that Ukraine was about to go live. Well, as anyone who listens to the news well knows, that's not true. Most emphatically, the Biden Administration did not issue a warning to in…

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