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Pushing Past the Breaking Point

Mankind’s willful determinations to resist the natural order are in vain.  Still, he pushes onward, always grasping for the big breakthrough.  The allure of something for nothing is too enticing to pass up. Systems of elaborate folly have been erected … Continue reading

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Shrewd Financial Analysis in the Year 2016

“Markets make opinions,” says the old Wall Street adage.  Perhaps what this means is that when stocks are going up, many consider the economy to be going great.  Conversely, when stocks tank it must be because the economic sky is … Continue reading

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Travesty of a Free Society

A quick look at the headlines tells us things are looking up.  Earlier this week, for instance, the Commerce Department reported that consumer spending rose 0.5 percent in November…notching the seventh consecutive monthly increase.  Obviously, this is big news for … Continue reading

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Tomato Economics

No one quite understands what’s going on with the economy as far as we can tell.  Looking to government reports for answers doesn’t help much either.  In fact, the government’s economic data actually generates more questions than answers. For instance, … Continue reading

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