economics

Incredibly Simple economics

By |2018-09-28T16:49:40+00:00September 28th, 2018|Currencies, Economy, Federal Reserve/Monetary Policy, Markets|

There are more than 300 PhD Economists working on staff for the Federal Reserve. The central bank tells us that they “represent an exceptionally diverse range of interests and specific areas of expertise.” Perhaps, but they are all PhD Economists, aren’t they? These highly educated people cover a broad range of topics, for sure, and [...]

A Different Look Behind The Retail Apocalypse

By |2018-06-12T17:08:18+00:00June 12th, 2018|Currencies, Economy, Federal Reserve/Monetary Policy, Markets|

Even the apocalypse is a process that takes time. Like a financial crash that isn’t really a condensed all-at-once occurrence, the retail industry’s long-described reset has for another year reached even greater proportions in 2018. It’s not clear when the term first showed up, but by now it is a mainstream staple. No article on [...]

Aligning Politics To economics

By |2017-11-06T17:29:03+00:00November 6th, 2017|Currencies, Economy, Federal Reserve/Monetary Policy, Markets|

There is no argument that the New Deal of the 1930’s completely changed the political situation in America, including the fundamental relationship of the government to its people. The way it came about was entirely familiar, a sense from among a large (enough) portion of the general population that the paradigm of the time no [...]

A Southerly Reminder That The Clock Is Ticking

By |2017-02-10T18:37:53+00:00February 10th, 2017|Currencies, Economy, Federal Reserve/Monetary Policy, Markets|

The cruelest part, perhaps, of this economic condition globally is how it plays against type. In all prior cycles, economies of all kinds and orientations all over the globe would go into recession and then bounce right of it once at the bottom. It was often difficult to see the bottom, of course, but once [...]