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Oct. 21, 2022

The Fed Over-Steers

If you've ever ridden with someone learning to drive a car, you're familiar with over-steering." It's that time when the driver veers first one way, then overcompensates the other way, jerking the passengers from one side to the other.Over-steering …

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If not wholly comatose, Globalism is at least on its deathbed. Pundits and scholars agree that we live in a time when Globalism is becoming increasingly unpopular. The election of Donald Trump and, more recently, of Georgia Meloni in Italy are witne…

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Those of us who hoped to see a resolution to the terrorist attack on the Nordstream Pipelines had our hopes dashed when Sweden decided to back out of the investigation this week. It was a strange development.Immediately after terrorists wantonly des…

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Each quarter the nation's four most prominent and influential banks report their results. These banks are the nation's largest: JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, Citibank, and Bank of America. On Wall Street, this begins Earnings Season, when all of the publi…

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Each time inflation comes around. There is a fraud that unscrupulous politicians like to pull out of their bag of tricks. It's called Windfall. Windfall is a complete illusion, a delusion hoisted on the nearest flag pole to win votes. But the actual…

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Farmers are unique. They work hard all year round. But only get paid at harvest. Many financing programs help the farmer offset the expenses of planting, fertilizer, and upkeep. But the reality is that farmers never know their yearly income until th…

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Equilibrium. You know an economy is slipping perilously close to a recession when market after market begins to blow up. And you can recognize which markets are in trouble by the prices. A market-based economy, like ours, always seeks equilibrium. I…

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We have that family down the street that puts out their Halloween Decorations earlier each year. This year during the Labor Day Weekend, the goblins, ghosts, and inflatable apparitions were up, all specially lit, complete with sound effects.It's a t…

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William Galston, writing for the Brookings Institute, recently wrote an article entitled: “The US Is Still A Capitalist Country.” I think he was half right. At least parts of America are capitalist, but there is real doubt about the othe…

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Mike Wirth's head must be spinning. As the CEO of the nation's number two oil company, Chevron, Wirth has been the point man in the industry's effort to have the Biden Administration support oil companies' exploration and production of new fields wi…

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