Episodes

Japan Haunted By Deflation.

July 20, 2021

Again, last night came yet another sign that Deflation, not inflation, is still lurking in the Japanese financial markets. Like an old character actor, who sits in the wings, Deflation lingers in the background, but never q…

Polio To Covid: Turning The Public Good Over To Private Enterprise.

July 19, 2021

This year marks the 59th anniversary of a strange and mysterious disease called Polio. Although a majority of American's carried the Polio Virus, only a few were afflicted by the most virulent strain, one that caused paralys…

Polio To Covid: Turning The Public Good Over To Private Enterprise.

July 19, 2021

This year marks the 59th anniversary of a strange and mysterious disease called Polio. Although a majority of American's carried the Polio Virus, only a few were afflicted by the most virulent strain, one that caused paralys…

My Week's Preview: Are We Headed To Another Lock-Down?

July 18, 2021

It was the most devastating Economic Quarter in nearly a century. It all began innocently enough. Suggested social distancing, advised wearing of masks, recommended self quarantine. It will only last a couple of weeks we we…

My Look At The Week Just Past: July 12 - 16, 2021

July 17, 2021

It was a week when Chinese Economic Growth suddenly took a big drop. US Inflation rocketed above 5% for the first time in years. But there seems to be nothing that will change Jerome Powell and the Fed's Basic Strategy of L…

The World's Economy Is About To Slow.

July 15, 2021

Let's face it most of us are News Junkies. We have to be. As investors news from around the world can affect just how the financial markets here at home perform. And anyone who has watched the news this week has to be stunne…

Jerome Powell And The Great White Whale.

July 14, 2021

In the novel, Moby Dick, Captain Ahab is the megalomaniacal commander of a whaling ship. With just one thing in mind: to capture the great white whale, Moby Dick. It has been much the same for the current Chairman of the Fed…

Buy Now Before Prices Go Up.

July 13, 2021

Yesterday we saw something that we haven't seen in nearly a half century. It was the profound change in Consumer Attitude toward inflation. The 350 million American consumers when surveyed, declared that they think that pric…

Maker vs. Financier.

July 12, 2021

Tomorrow JP Morgan Chase will begin this quarter's earnings season as they always do. The nation's largest bank is given this honor, kind of like the first person to tee off in a Golf Tournament.   And why not, Morgan after …

Our Look At The Week Ahead, Plus Market Comments.

July 11, 2021

This coming week will be dominated by our look back at the Second Quarter of the Year. Which, by almost all estimates may be the best quarter of this year.

Q2: The Best OF Times? Our Preview Of The Week Ahead.

July 11, 2021

This coming week will be dominated by our look back at the Second Quarter of the Year. Which, by almost all estimates may be the best quarter of this year.

This Week In Review: July 5 to 9, 2021

July 10, 2021

Markets closed out this first full week in July with yet another record, as stocks continued to soar. Honestly, as any long time observer of the markets will agree, it's not always like this. Stocks don't always go up and up.

The Week In Review For July 6 - 9, 2021

July 10, 2021

Markets closed out this first full week in July with yet another record, as stocks continued to soar.   Honestly, as any long time observer of the markets will agree, it's not always like this. Stocks don't always go up and…

Markets Hit Record...So Does VAERS...

July 9, 2021

The other major news item was the latest release of the VAERS Numbers. Now the VAERS is the website run by the Centers for Disease Control, at which Doctors report on any adverse effects their patients may have to a vaccine,…

It's The Cyber Polygon.

July 9, 2021

For anyone interested in the future of Global Finance, this is your weekend. Beginning in a couple of hours will be the Cyber Polygon. Organized under the auspices the World Economic Forum, and it's founder Klaus Schwab thi…

Market Wrap & Comment: What The Fed's Trying To Say...

July 8, 2021

Yesterday we had the most recent release of the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee’s minutes. They were the minutes of the meeting held on June 16th.

What The Fed Is Really Saying...

July 8, 2021

Perspective, it’s the single most important thing in guiding your life, your  business, or especially our country. You must possess the ability to look beyond the day to day, momentary nits and gnats. Visualize where you’ll …

What The Fed Is Really Saying...

July 8, 2021

Perspective, it’s the single most important thing in guiding your life, your  business, or especially our country. You must possess the ability to look beyond the day to day, momentary nits and gnats. Visualize where you’ll …

The High Cost Of Gas.

July 7, 2021

Historically this is the time of the year that people get out and travel. The time when most people have their vacation. And traditionally when they load up the car and “hit the road.”

The High Cost Of Gas.

July 7, 2021

Historically this is the time of the year that people get out and travel. The time when most people have their vacation. And traditionally when they load up the car and “hit the road.”

Is Australia Our Future?

July 6, 2021

Have you heard about what’s happening to those in the “Land Down Under”? They’re going through one of the most stringent economic lock-downs ever.  You see while we’re enjoying the best of summer time, up here in the States.…

The Week In Review: June 28 - July 2 (2)

July 5, 2021

In reviewing this week's economic reports from around the Globe, the outstanding results were just how mild inflation remains everywhere...except here in the America.

The Week In Review: June 28 - July 2

July 3, 2021

On this Fourth Of July Holiday Weekend: The USA leads the world in both inflation and it's trade deficit. Not necessarily a good thing!

Mixed Signals: The Real Reason People Aren't Returning To Work.

July 2, 2021

One of the largest puzzles about our economy currently is the large number of job openings, that don't seem to have anyone who wants to apply for those jobs. The economy appears to be on a steady road to recovery, and a goo…