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The Art and Pseudoscience of Monetary Policy

Everyone’s got a plan for sale these days.  In fact, there are so many plans out there we cannot keep up with them all.  Eat celery sticks and lose weight.  Think and grow rich.  Stocks for the long run.  Naturally, … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s Plan for Economic Salvation

One of the unspoken joys in life is the rich pleasure that comes with bearing witness to a career politician – a shrew no less – as they fail spectacularly.  Tuesday night served up one of these unique experiences with … Continue reading

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The One Thing that Will Change Everything

“There are more things in heaven and Earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” – William Shakespeare, Hamlet Ticking Time Bomb The American populace counts down to Election Day with impatient intent.  Will their party man occupy the … Continue reading

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Meddling with Markets for Work and for Pleasure

The popular economic theme being reported by the popular press still remains.  That the economy is grinding higher.  That growth is improving, albeit slowly.  That blue skies are just over the horizon. Naturally we have some misgivings.  As far as … Continue reading

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