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To anyone familiar with American Politics, something is happening right now which is very strange. America is facing the greatest economic crisis in a generation. Yet our political class in Washington has not uttered a single word. Oh, the Presiden…

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April 13, 2022

How Multinationals Fall.

With apologies to James Carvel and his favorite dicta from 1990, “It's the economy, stupid.” We need to recognize how President Joe Biden, along with his former boss, Barack Obama, had changed the Presidency. The principal management a…

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April 13, 2022

It's The Ideology...

With apologies to James Carvel and his favorite dicta from 1990, “It's the economy, stupid.” We need to recognize how President Joe Biden, along with his former boss, Barack Obama, had changed the Presidency. The principal management a…

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For over a year now, the biggest mystery for Wall Street has been: “Where have all the workers gone?” The country is currently going through the biggest number of job openings, in recent memory. You've no doubt seen the “help want…

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“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be, it would. You see?”― Lewis Carr…

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April 7, 2022

Home Sweet Nest-Egg.

One of the real innovations of the internet has been the introduction of Real Estate Pricing. I get several services in my email box, telling me the latest estimate of my home's value. Zillow, Redfin, and a couple of others come like clockwork. B…

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There are two sides to every coin. Two sides to every argument. And two sides to our economy. Right now, I'm looking at two charts. Each is so outlandish, that I never thought I would ever see something like this. At least not in America. What th…

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It's been 51 years since we've seen anything that approached what happened this week in the world's currency markets. Without a doubt, there has been a historic shift in worldwide currencies. And it's most profound impact has been between the Russ…

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Today America stands at a great precipice. It's been more than 80 years since last an American President committed to fighting in continental Europe. And yet that's just the threat that the conflict in Ukraine presents. Ukraine is a country halfw…

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We're living in a world which, frankly, I thought I left behind some 40 years ago. That was the last time that inflation ravaged our country. I hoped that we had moved beyond this scourge. And that better financial management created an economy th…

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