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Economy

Play Music, Get Rich

As a kid, I used to tease my dad on road trips for tuning in to the classic rock station. It just seemed so stereotypically old-man-ish. Yet as I approach

Economy

The Evidence that Stocks Are More Overvalued than Ever

Tuesday morning, the Dow was just 27 points away from 21,000 again! How can anyone believe this is NOT a bubble?! Nobel Laureate and economist Robert Shiller developed the best

Central Banks

The Fed Fudge Factor in Treasury Yields

I hate taxes. I don’t begrudge paying for a functioning government, it’s the dysfunctional favoritism that ticks me off. This amorphous blob in Washington sucks dollars out of my wallet

Economy

Time to Think Like a Surfer

I took up surfing in my early 30s. It didn’t last long. But I learned a tremendous amount from the experience (least of which is that I suck at surfing).

Central Banks

The $4.5 Trillion Gift

Let me tell you a little story. Let me tell you a little story. It starts in November 2008 when the Federal Reserve launched an $800 billion bond-buying program to

Central Banks

Calling B.S. on Central Bankers

I’m a fan of the Marvel Comics movies, like X-Men and Iron Man. My lovely wife often catches me watching tidbits of the Avenger films when I sit down in

Economy

When the Wheels Stop Rolling

When it comes to new car sales, most Americans are payment buyers. We want a good deal, for sure, but we really need a car payment that fits our monthly

Economy

The Fed Must Be Reading Us

It’s too much of a coincidence. Fed officials must be reading our work. OK, they don’t really have to be… but if they don’t, they should. It’s not that we

Economy

With Friends Like These…

Cartels are a tough thing. The goal is for a small group of influential producers to artificially move a market away from its normal equilibrium, and eventually squeeze more money

Forecasts

This is Not Just About Trump and Brexit

I’ve been writing a lot about what I see as the mega trend right now… and what will make this economic winter season different from the 1930s. We’re not just