The headline was dramatic Consumer Prices Fall for the First Time in Six Months. Of course, the pundits say The main reason is due to the decline in the cost of filling up at the gas station. Steaks and burgers continue to escalate further.
Dont Book Your Super Bowl Tickets Quite Yet! Being stunned by the fact that my two favorite professional football teams are undefeated, I decided to bring myself back to reality and analyze what exactly makes up our economy.
As the vote for Scottish independence looms, the powers to be are finally taking it seriously. The real powers being the bankers.
As I listen to middle-aged parents pontificating about the poor choices college students make I obviously think they are talking about sex, drugs and rock n roll.
With the most recent announcement of Non-Farm Payrolls once again it is clear that when God said I am passing out brains future Federal Reserve officials thought he said here come the rains and all headed for shelter.
On paper it makes sense and yet has all the earmarks of an Obama/Biden shovel-ready project. We all know how successful that was.
First it was Jimmy Carter and his $50 cash distribution to every man, woman and child in America. The idea was to jump start the economy since nothing else in the 70s seemed to be working. Next came Ben Bernanke and his speech about dropping $100 bills out of a helicopter for everyone to gather...
The velocity of money continues to confound the experts yet it equates to the 1930s. Currency devaluation continues to be the Central Banks main strategy yet it still is short of its goal.
Over the past five years, while quantitative easing has been the strategy du jour, the mix of so called investment money has been strangely absent one component.
How could we be so successful at turning over governments? Simple! Our military might and, perhaps more important, our checkbook. Being the reserve currency has its privileges.
In the world of Unicorns or politics, anything is possible.
As the world continues to become inflamed in turmoil and the real economic America continues to erode, the line of government as the “they” and the populous as the “we” will be clearly defined. Simple protests will bring out a military response aka the police force.
You came on the scene during one of my favorite TV shows Happy Days. Who is this crazy guy I keep laughing at, I wondered?
Muslim/Islam, two words finding their way more and more into the national conversation. The amount of video being provided by ISIS, in their quest for a Caliphate, is illuminating.
When they were fighting in Syria to bring down Bashar al-Assad, The 44th proclaimed them dedicated and passionate freedom fighters. The freedom fighters in Syria became the terrorists in Iraq when they crossed over the line.
As the conflict grows in Eastern Europe I can’t help think about all the young men and women who are counted (or not) among the unemployed. Some countries are experiencing as much as a 50% youth unemployment rate.
It seems that The 44th President’s policies both domestically and internationally are continuing to come unraveled
According to the latest figures available in 2014, as of 2011, (a bit of a lag when it comes to education) the United States had 21 million students in higher education. But who's really get a job nowadays?
Direct from the Commerce Department, the White House, and the mainstream media to you. GDP comes in at 4% for the second quarter, first quarter revised upward, the consumer’s alive and well and God’s in his heaven all’s right with the world.
So the out of work continue to be discounted when the powers to be are striving for full employment.It is very possible that this week we could break 6% unemployment barrier and proclaim we are quickly approaching full employment.
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