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Tending Towards Maximum Perversity

According to Finagle’s corollary to Murphy’s law, “Anything that can go wrong, will—at the worst possible moment.”  Taken a degree further, per O’Toole’s corollary of Finagle’s law, and the second law of thermodynamics, “The perversity of the Universe tends towards a maximum.” Continue reading

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The Four Dimensions of the Fake Money Order

“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there,” is a quote that’s oft misattributed to Lewis Carrol. The fact that there’s ambiguity about who’s behind this quote on ambiguity seems fitting. Continue reading

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Fed Chair Powell’s Plan to Pickle the Economy

Once a cucumber becomes a pickle it can never be a cucumber again. Indeed, financial markets have been pickled over to no end. What’s more, Fed Chair Powell’s efforts to unpickle QE were met with howls from the President, Wall Street, and Larry Kudlow. Continue reading

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The Ugly End of Globalization

About this time, something even more historic happened.  Roughly one billion Chinese workers, who were willing to work for less than peanuts, joined the global workforce.  As a result, the U.S. was able to export its inflation – and jobs – to China and other emerging economies over the next three decades. Continue reading

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