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The Burden of the American Worker

There’s great elation flowing from the various economic bureaus down through President Trump.  They bring a message of good news.  If you haven’t heard, here in the USA, we live, work, and play in the dazzle and delight of an … Continue reading

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Broken Promises

Consumer debt, corporate debt, and government debt are all going up.  But that’s not all.  Margin debt – debt that investors borrow against their portfolio to buy more stocks – has hit a record of $642.8 billion.  What in the … Continue reading

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Why Monetary Policy Will Cancel Out Fiscal Policy

Good cheer has arrived at precisely the perfect moment.  You can really see it.  Record stock prices, stout economic growth, and a GOP tax reform bill to boot.  Has there ever been a more flawless week leading up to Christmas? … Continue reading

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The Coming Debt Reckoning

American workers, as a whole, are facing a disagreeable disorder.  Their debt burdens are increasing.  Their incomes are stagnating. There are many reasons why.  In truth, it would take several large volumes to chronicle all of them.  But when you get down to … Continue reading

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