Monthly Archives: May 2011

When Return Of Your Money Beats Return On Your Money

Wild absurdities are taking place in the debt markets these days.  Near impossibilities like negative real interest rates are going on at this very moment.  We blink our eyes with disbelief…but sure enough, the price for money banks are paying … Continue reading

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Debt Default

There’s something both amazing and astounding going on.  Last month, Standard & Poor’s lowered its long-term outlook for the federal government’s fiscal health from “stable” to “negative.”  Since then yields on 10-Year Treasury Notes have dropped 18 basis points. Here … Continue reading

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Ending the Business Cycle with Guesswork

In the fall of 2010, the U.S. economy had been in recovery for about 18 months.  At least that was the official word from the National Bureau of Economic Research, which dated the recession from December 2007 to June 2009.  … Continue reading

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History Is Coming

Mother Teresa once said, “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.”  The way things are going, soon many people won’t only not be able to feed one person…they won’t be able to feed themselves. According to … Continue reading

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