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This week President Biden unveiled his Budget Proposal for the next fiscal year 2022-23. Aside from the stunning size of it all. It will be by far the largest budget ever, not associated with a national emergency like a war or the Pandemic. The B…

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March 28, 2022

America, Slow To Anger.

  Over the past two years, we've been locked down, quarantined, “vaccinated,” lost jobs, and in general been told how to think, and what to do. And Americans have just about had enough. It's been the world's most high-profile,…

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“And the light of the lamp shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth, for all nations, have been deceived by thy e…

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Modern Military Strategists tell us that war in the 21st century is fought on many fronts. There is the Kinetic War that we see playing out on the battlefields of Ukraine. There is an information war, where each side tries to portray itself as b…

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+ America it's a mighty big place. It takes 5 or 6 hours to fly over, days if traveling by automobile. All together the USA is the fourth largest country by territory in the world. Only Russia, Canada, and China have more territory. And one of t…

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  One of the research reports I like to check in on this time of the month is the latest editions in the Leading Economic Indicators. The LEI sets the tone for the overall direction of the economy. And is used primarily by those Wall Stree…

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Wall Street has its own jargon. A language that's all its own. A language that can be difficult to understand at times. Late last week you may have seen headlines in the Financial Press screaming, that the “Yield Curve Is Inverting.” …

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For many years I was an institutional salesman. Selling our service to banks, thrifts, broker-dealers, and other financial institutions. And as you'd guess in this role I was responsible for bringing in new business to our firm. But, perhaps surpri…

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March 16, 2022

The Wrong Way Fed.

At precisely 1:30 this afternoon, east coast time, the lights will come on, cameras focus. And Jerome Powell, Chairman of the Federal Reserve will take center stage. And if all goes according to Wall Street's script, Powell will declare that the na…

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March 11, 2022

Weimar America?

I've attached a copy of a picture of a man in Germany, during the Weimar Republic, pushing a whole cart of money, just to make a purchase. The caption read: wheelbarrows replaced wallets. That's the effect of hyperinflation. Something that we are s…

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