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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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Larry Summers Wants to Give You a Free Lunch

The existing capital stock continues to be frittered away at the expense of savers and retirees.  Nonetheless, central bankers don’t give a doggone about it.  This, after all, is one consequence of roughly eight years of near zero interest rate … Continue reading

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Down Goes the Hopes and Dreams of Three Generations

The yield on the 10-Year Treasury note’s accelerating its descent toward zero.  The last we checked the yield was at about 1.56 percent.  But in every practical sense, for income investors, a yield of 1.56 percent may as well be … Continue reading

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Rational Insanity

Dark storm clouds gather along the economic horizon.  They multiply ominously with each passing day.  The recovery, weak as it has been, has run for nearly seven years.  Now it appears to be sputtering and stalling out. On Tuesday, for … Continue reading

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