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Adventures in Quantitative Tightening

All remaining doubts concerning the place the U.S. economy, and its tangled web of international credits and debts, is headed were clarified this week.  On Monday, Mark Yusko, CIO of Morgan Creek Capital Management, told CNBC that: “…we’re flowing toward … Continue reading

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Tales from the FOMC Underground

Many of today’s economic troubles are due to a fantastic guess.  That the wealth effect of inflated asset prices would stimulate demand in the economy. The premise, as we understand it, was that as stock portfolios bubbled up investors would … Continue reading

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Work is for Idiots

The International Monetary Fund reported an unpleasant outlook for the U.S. economy on Wednesday.  The IMF, as part of its annual review, believes the U.S. economic model isn’t working as well as it could to generate shared income growth. On … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to William Dudley

Dear Mr. Dudley, Your recent remarks in the wake of last week’s FOMC statement were notably unhelpful. In particular, your excuses for further rate hikes to prevent crashing unemployment and rising inflation stunk of rotten eggs. Crashing Unemployment Quite frankly, … Continue reading

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