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Once again today, we will see what I consider the strangest of all economic reports that cross my desk each week. It's the Oil Rig Count. The number of actively drilling oil rigs in the country. Now, with the high price of oil, West Texas Inter…

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We've all been here before. We've seen the price of energy, and particularly gasoline rise and fall. How the nation reacts to this price spike, will depend entirely upon how long we think it's going to last. And I don't mean to be a David Down…

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President Biden has a price problem. On that, we can all agree. We see it every day. Prices under this President are way too high. When prices across the board are rising like they are now, we call it run-away inflation. And we haven&rs…

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Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve had the two meetings of the Economic and Political Global Elites. First the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. And concluding just yesterday the Bilderberg Meeting in Washington, D…

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June 3, 2022

GDP Now Flashes Red.

One of the best tools for any investor is the GDP Now Model, produced by the Atlanta Branch of the Federal Reserve. This is an absolutely objective, strictly by the numbers, big-picture of the US Economy. And that's one of the things that I reall…

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Yesterday was the beginning of QT, that's Quantitative Tightening in Fed speak. It is the effort of the Central Bank, to curb inflation. Which is currently running at better than 8% in this country, a 40-year high. What few people realize is that…

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Wall Street is all atwitter this morning, as they try to guess what happened in yesterday's meeting between President Joe Biden, and Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell. Markets were all over the place, trying to estimate this or that pr…

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You see it every time you fill up your gas tank. It's the rising price of gasoline and all petroleum products. Over the past year, oil and gas have risen three times more than any other component of the Consumer Price Index. This is because I bel…

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This week was the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, in Davos. Switzerland. The Super Bowl of Billionaires, the World Series of Wealth. It is a conference for those who are a commercial success. With just a sprinkling of academics, and pol…

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One of my real passions is sailing. Any time I'm out on the water is pure heaven. I especially enjoy those small, one-man boats. The lasers, sunfish, and dinghies. I remember the first time I was in a boat that sank. It was at scout camp, many ye…

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