Author Archives: MN Gordon

Living On Borrowed Time

Practicality the entirety of Congress now believes that the ability to pay should not limit the ability to promise people whatever they want. There’s no poll of members of Congress to support this assertion. We base it on what they’ve communicated by real, material actions. Continue reading

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Geopolitical Shocks and Financial Markets

The procession of news through the week – namely that chronicling the aftermath of the targeted drone strike and killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani – advanced with an agreeable flow. The reports at the start of the week were that Orange Man Bad had spun up a Middle East mob of whirling dervishes beyond recall. World War III was imminent. Continue reading

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How the Fed Robs You of Your Life

The inflation of the money supply, in effect, distorts the prices of goods and services. Subsequent units of a good or service may have a reduced utility, though, over time, their nominal cost increases. This also undermines individual savings…and robs savers – that’s you – of their lives… Continue reading

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Vision 2020: One Essential Insight for the Year Ahead

Today, with perfect 20/20 vision, we set our sights on the year ahead. After all, the New Year’s nearly here. What better time than now to peer out 12 months through our proprietary prism and report back what we discover? Continue reading

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