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Economic Profanity

Significant changes are taking place.  As we noted several weeks ago, for the first time in 27 years wealth is not flowing into emerging markets.  It’s flowing out. The global economy everyone has known since the late 1980s is being … Continue reading

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Abolish the Federal Debt Limit

One trouble with government programs is they mislead people.  Recipients believe they are getting a benefit when, in effect, they are unwittingly being placed in harm’s way.  Time and time again, under the influence of a benevolent hand of government, … Continue reading

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Deflation with a Capital D

There’s a good ole fashioned market panic taking place in the Far East.  Buyers of Chinese stocks have become scarcer than hen’s teeth.  Even the highly visible hand of the Chinese government can’t arrest the freefall. On Monday, for example, … Continue reading

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Not in a Million Years

Storylines serve a valuable purpose.  They round out the incongruences and give meaning to things in a way people can quickly comprehend.  This is especially true when it comes to the economy. The popular narrative of the day is that … Continue reading

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