Category Archives: Economics

The Economic Consequences of Mr. Trump – Project Syndicate

With unemployment at a 50-year low, wages starting to pick up, and the stock market booming, the US economy has defied expectations since the 2016 election. Nobel laureates Angus Deaton and Edmund Phelps, along with Barry Eichengreen, Rana Foroohar, and … Continue reading

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How to prepare for the next global recession | The Economist

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World’s Fastest Growing Economies In 2018 & 2019

The latest data just released from the IMF. We have updated the 2018 and 2019 annual GDP forecasts of the world’s country GDPs in our ginormous table below. The data are from the recent release of the October  2018 IMF’s World Economic … Continue reading

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Protecting Workers Without Tariffs | Robert Shiller

Published on Sep 24, 2018 Why do so many Americans support the US-initiated trade war that Donald Trump is pursuing? The most likely reason stems from the job insecurity that free trade often creates, which is why governments must find … Continue reading

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Dalio on Turkey, Argentina, and the Next Economic Downturn

Sep.12 — Ray Dalio, co-chairman and founder at Bridgewater Associates, examines the crises is Turkey and Argentina and explains his expectations for the next economic downturn. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.”

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Consequences Of Jack Asset Monetary Policy

You have to own assets to make it in the New Economy.   Pity the younger generations. Check out the growing wealth disparity in the below chart, which is clearly the result of monetary policy. The Fed’s increasing reliance  on the … Continue reading

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Charts That Count: QE QED

Since the collapse of Lehman Brothers the story of the world’s attempts to stop the financial crisis turning into a Great Depression has been dominated by central banks’ balance sheets. John Authers describes how this averted total disaster and sparked … Continue reading

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Midterm Political Economy Rorschach Test

President Trump and President Obama were in a big pissing match over the weekend on who should get credit for the current healthy economy. Take our Rorschach Test by viewing the inkblots economic charts and you decide.   Then take the … Continue reading

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How Fibonacci Ratios Govern the Stock Market

The Fibonacci sequence provides the mathematical basis of the Wave Principle. The stock market’s price pattern builds fractally into similar patterns of increasing size. Familiarity with these patterns can prove highly useful to investors.  –  Elliott Wave International  

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Fading Fangs

Traditionally,  the generals are shot last. Untraditional  times as markets continue to rise to infinity and beyond, Buzz! Hat Tip:  Tom McClellan  @McClellanOsc  

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