Category Archives: Inflation

Maxine Waters Drops the Hammer on Powell and Mnuchin

This week Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin were called upon by the House Financial Services Committee to provide answers. Somehow, their efforts to deliver upon the directive of the CARES Act did not live up to certain expectations. Magic wands were waved. Yet they only made asset holders richer. Continue reading

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In The Long Run We Are All Alive

The experience of Whiston, and his pseudoscience prophecy, shows that predictions of the end of the world come and go while people still remain. Sometimes the fallout of these predictions, and the foolishness they provoke, is limited. Other times the foolishness they provoke leads to catastrophe. Continue reading

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What You Will Find When You Follow the Money

It has been a rough go for California Governor Gavin Newsom. Late last week it was revealed that the state Department of Public Health had tickled the poodle on its COVID-19 record keeping. Somehow the bureaucrats in Sacramento undercounted new coronavirus cases by as many as 300,000. Continue reading

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The Dollar Is Dying

This week, while perusing the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet figures, we came across a rather curious note. We don’t know how long the Fed’s had this note posted to its website. But we can’t recall ever seeing it. Continue reading

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