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A Possible Boost for the U.S. Economy by 2020

One of the greatest disruptions to our economy could occur in the next five years, changing our daily lives forever. Unfortunately, all of the “help” being offered by government agencies


Volatile Markets Shake U.S. Economy

Volatile markets are shaking the U.S. economy and geopolitical conflicts are intensifying. This is bad news. Iraq is falling into civil war, like Syria did after the Arab Spring across

Purchasing Power

Purchasing Power Sits Idle in the Basement

Studying and understanding demographic trends is critical when predicting generational spending patterns and long-term economic trends in our economy and markets. The Pew Research Center estimates that in 2012, 57


Their Economy Will Collapse, Including Ours

Central bankers think they can keep their economy going by artificial stimulus until they hit escape velocity and grow at normal rates again — but they’re wrong. Here at Dent


Repo Markets Won’t Kill the Economy

In the finance world of our economy and markets, repos are agreements to complete a transaction that will be reversed a day or a week later. When talking about repos,


U.S. Economy and Markets: From 2014 to 2036

Between now and 2019, our economy and markets will face the perfect storm. At the same time, the next technology revolution is brewing, so we can expect to see booming

Health Care

Purchasing Power: Good Luck Getting Out of THIS

As I age, I’m fighting to stay healthy (while trying to keep whatever purchasing power I have left). My battle is not life-threatening or even serious, but it involves some


Wars Make Our Economy and Markets Richer!

We live in an economy of historical cycles. Historical events have a way of determining the state of our economy and markets, which more than often results in innovation and


Stock Market Crash… Economic Collapse

You can’t deny an economic collapse. We are about to see the greatest stock crash of our lifetimes I recently read a good article in Barron’s by Randall W. Forsyth


Europe’s Economy and Markets Still Fragile

Banco Espírito Santo (which means “Bank of the Holy Spirit,” and is also the name of a state in Brazil) seems to be under mounting financial stress — there was