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How the Fed Retarded the Residential Real Estate Market

Even though houses are completely unaffordable, prices remain high because the supply is ultra-constrained. The Fed, in essence, retarded the residential real estate market. Only well-intentioned central planners could accomplish such a feat. Continue reading

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Welcome to the Era of Targeted Bailouts

Here at the Economic Prism, we’re opposed to market intervention and bailouts of all colors and stripes. The conceit of it all, that a collection of unelected bureaucrats knows what’s best for a 330-million-person economy, sticks in our craw like a broken chicken bone. Continue reading

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What the End of Fed Rate Hikes Means for Stocks

Here in the wooded mountains of East Tennessee the vegetated growth is so dense it shuts off the adjacent view. Hollers, as they’re called in southern Appalachia, are undetectable. And in an instant, things can go terribly wrong. Continue reading

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What Comes After the Great Liquidation

Expectations were great. When 2023 started, there was a general sense that the stock and bond markets had turned over a new leaf. A repeat of 2022 was out of the question. Continue reading

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