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How to Reconcile Numbers that Don’t Pencil Out

The means and methods for reconciling numbers that don’t pencil out are extremely disagreeable. Some of the rising input costs can be passed on to consumers. Some can also be absorbed through lower profit margins. But there are natural limits to what price increases can be absorbed and passed along. When the numbers don’t pencil out, they don’t pencil out. Continue reading

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Blowups and an Epic Mega-Catastrophe are Coming

The Federal Reserve has an extreme and heavy handed influence over credit markets. But it’s not master of it. The fact is, Fed credit market intervention plays second fiddle to the overall rise and fall of the interest rate cycle. Continue reading

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How Central Planners Corrupted the World

The impossible happened in the late-1970s. Inflation and unemployment simultaneously went vertical. Leading economists were baffled. This contradicted their academic training. Continue reading

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This Time It’s Different

The 2008-09 bailout of Wall Street opened people’s eyes and minds to what’s possible. Thus as the Fed went into full big business bailout mode in 2020, the plebs started asking…where’s the people’s bailout? Where’s QE for the people? Continue reading

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