Category Archives: Demographics

The Clash Of Generations Cometh

You heard it here first, comrades! This is what millennials should actually be outraged about—paying into a system that will not exist when we retire and getting saddled with the debt run up by the boomers—instead of petty social justice … Continue reading

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Watch This Space…

Today’s special congressional election in Pennsylvania’s 18th could move markets, and we doubt it is central to traders radars.  Trump won this district by over 20 percent in 2016. The Democrat, Conor Lamb,  has pulled ahead in the latest poll and owns … Continue reading

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Are Millennials Different?

Business Insider counts the ways.   Click here for full article and here for some context by Pew Research: The millennial generation generally includes people born between 1981 and 1996. Through their sheer size, they’ve affected industries such as fast food, fast fashion, … Continue reading

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SPD To Get German Finance Ministry

Breaking. Angela Merkel has agreed with Social Democrats on a new coalition German government. Political leaders in Germany have reportedly reached a breakthrough in talks to form a new coalition government, following months of uncertainty after elections in September failed … Continue reading

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The Emerging Markets 30-30 Club

Demographics are destiny and increasingly becoming  the defining narrative of the global economy.   Japan’s aging population is blamed for much of the country’s economic woes.   Doomsters predict economic Armageddon as the world goes gray. We put together a nice data … Continue reading

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The Sermon On The Mount[ain Of Debt]

“Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.” – President Herbert Hoover The Hoover administration thought there was no room and was ideologically opposed to fiscal expansion to stimulate aggregate demand.  Furthermore, Keynesian theory was not even … Continue reading

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Of Course, There’s No Inflation. NOT!

Okay,  before the emails hit – it’s peak load pricing or a relative price increase. There, satisfied? Buyer pays $133K for two courtside tickets to Game 5 of NBA Finals A person paid $133,000, including fees, for two floor seats … Continue reading

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“Toto, I have a feeling we are not in Kansas anymore” – Global GDP Rankings

Take a look at the change in World GDP rankings since 1980.   Stunning. The U.S. GDP in purchasing power parity  (PPP) terms, which adjusts for currency valuations,  was 187 percent  larger than Japan, the world’s second largest economy in 1980.   … Continue reading

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Global Demographics – Economist

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