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The Do-Re-Mi of Treasury Notes

This week brought forth new data points for two of the world’s greatest economic contrivances. These data points are important not so much because they provide a truthful depiction of reality. But rather, because in today’s centrally planned economy they can be big movers and shakers for the stock and bond market. Continue reading

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Death to Zombies

Rising interest rates, no doubt, bring death to zombies. By zombies, we’re referring to those companies in the second camp that would have died long ago, if not for the sustenance of artificially suppressed cheap credit. Continue reading

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Debt Markets Get Trampled

Anyone with half a brain knew there would be hell to pay for locking down the economy and simultaneously printing and spewing out trillions of dollars of confetti money. The bill has finally come due. Did you see the latest consumer price index (CPI) report? Continue reading

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Facing Down a Wrath of Biblical Proportions

An enterprising entrepreneur did a comedic graphic of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell captioned: “IN JPOW WE TRUST.” You may have seen it. The image shows Powell flamboyantly wearing a preacher’s robe and making an esoteric hand gesture with his right hand. His face is grimacing like he’s passing a kidney stone. Continue reading

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