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There has been a major "data dump', as Wall Street likes to call it. A release of several economic reports by the various government agencies and independent bureaus that each day report on how our economy is performing. And today's particular data…

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There are three major factors currently that are affecting the Global Economy. And unfortunately, all are aligned to produce a negative impact. First is the Ukraine war. War is always a dismal event. With violence and loss of life reprehensible. Mu…

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President Biden has been busy this week. Flying first to South Korea, and then on to Tokyo for his first trip to Asia as President. To say that it's been an eventful trip would be an understatement. With worldwide headlines made over Biden's posi…

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For those of us on the outside, there's a tendency to think that major projects just consist of an “announcement” followed a few months, or sometimes years, later by the completed project. Because we're not part of the development team,…

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There was an old television program called Star Trek. In one of the shows, some members of the crew were accelerated to unimagined speed. Darting around the ship so fast, that they could not be seen by the rest of the crew. While those who were le…

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For many years the best indicator for the fortunes of any country has been the relative value of its currency. And the International Foreign Exchange Markets, the largest financial markets in the world, measure those relative values daily. FOREX …

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May 19, 2022

A Russian Triumph.

America seems always destined to underestimate Russia. It was 65 years ago when Russia first surprised the US. We had just emerged from World War 2 a dozen years before. Here in this country, it was a time of unrivaled prosperity. A time with mo…

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After a cold, long winter, it's at last beginning to feel like spring around here. Time to get out, maybe take a little drive, see the country. At least that's how I felt before I took the family car to the gas station. At $4.25 a gallon, gas here…

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We hear it all the time: “sorry that item is currently out of stock.” We see that everywhere we go. More and more, as I shop I see that this or that item is not currently available. And many times, the store doesn't know just when it wil…

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The Gentleman's Dual was popular around the time this nation was founded. Like the one with Aaron Burr, that took Alexander Hamilton's life. The opponents were given a single-shot pistol. "March ten paces," went the instructions, turn and fire. It…

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