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At 2 o'clock this afternoon, eastern time, the Federal Reserve will announce its latest move in interest rates. Their objective is to curb this runaway inflation that we're experiencing. So, what is inflation? How will raising interest rates help st…

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Sept. 19, 2022

The Wrong-Way White House

The year was 1929, and the place was the Rose Bowl. The two best teams in college football met in an epic contest. It was the Golden Bears of the University of California versus the Rambling Wrecks from Georgia Tech.    Tech was driving …

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Imagine if leaders representing nearly half the world's population were to meet, and it didn't make the nightly news. Very little has been reported in the Western Press about the latest meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, which met thi…

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What you saw yesterday in the Stock Market was the growing frustration that Washington has no answers to address Inflation. As Zero Hedge headlined: this was the 27 month in a row that Inflation was higher than the month before. For many on Wall Str…

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Every major financial crisis is a result of excess. Today we recognize this phenomenon as mass psychology, the crowd’s actions as they take things to the extreme. For instance, we can see this out-of-control action at an auction when two bidde…

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Sept. 12, 2022

Inflation Is Gas Powered

Throughout the country this week, the focus will be on the latest release of the Consumer Price Index, our most widely viewed measure of Inflation. Wall Street believes we will get some relief from the record high Inflation earlier this year. But th…

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In the 1980s, I was a frequent flier on United Airlines and was one of those lucky guys who boarded the flight early. So while we were waiting for everyone to board, the Captain came back and asked if I would like to see the cockpit. Absolutely! Uni…

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The failure of global supply lines in America is at least as old as the country. Its history goes back to the Boston Tea Party. An event where the supply of Tea and other products was unreliable, over-priced, and over-taxed.Back then, enterprising A…

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I grew up in California, and they often face their hottest weather in September. It's uncomfortable for everybody. I always thought it odd that the high school football team had their preseason training just as the temperature soared. But that's how…

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Sept. 6, 2022

"Nordflation?"

While we were enjoying the last summer holiday in Europe, they were in a full-blown panic. A panic that I'm afraid may come to these shores if we're not careful.As you undoubtedly heard, Russia closed the Nord Stream II Pipeline for repairs. Pipelin…

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