Along with his 40-years of dedication in the financial services industry, Bill is the President and CEO of GPSforLife, has recently authored a highly successful book entitled 44th: A Presidential Conspiracy, publishes his dynamic monthly financial newsletter MacroProfit, and faithfully continues his third decade on the radio with It’s All About Money, which can be heard weekdays on Money Radio in Phoenix and in podcast form on his website (and on smartphone apps) published at billtatro.com weekdays at 5pm Eastern. Bill can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and on Twitter @tatroshow.
Given that the House and now the Senate are under Republican control it would seem ludicrous that the President would announce programs that had no chance of passage. But announce he did.
The reality of falling gas prices has finally hit home. It is no longer 1973 when the bulk of every dollar put into the tank went to a Sheik who could care less about the well-being of the American public.
The Swiss National Bank pulled a fast one and allowed the markets to be the markets and go to where they normally would be without intervention. Congratulations SNB at being the first!
A bit confusing wouldnt you say? But those were the headlines that greeted me with my morning coffee.
So the GOP wants to raise taxes on gasoline and my conservative columnist colleagues are all aghast. Bad character, bad politics and bad policy one proclaims. A wet blanket proposal another chides. Really gentlemen? Are you actually surprised?
By now everyone knows that the decline in the unemployment rate is simply a function of the record (92.9 million) Americans not counted in the labor force. THEY ARE MISSING!
In the 1970s, Paul Volcker was faced with runaway inflation. Double digits were not the exception but the norm. In order to slow things down he took a page out of the Economics Manual 101 and raised interest rates.
Madam Merkels rationalization at the exit of Greece from the great experiment is acceptable if Germany and Greece existed in a vacuum. Unfortunately that is not the case.
Like water slowly getting warmer, 2015 will be the year that all of the issues of the past seven come together as one.
SONY has shown strength of character. They have decided to follow the words of one of the worlds greatest drawers of lines in the sand, Barack Obama. They have decided not to cower and will screen The Interview on Christmas Day after all.
Captain Renault (President Obama) in Casablanca said it so well. Im shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on here.
Janet says that the Fed could raise rates at any moment. Of course they can and they can cut rates to negative, like the Swiss, at any moment. They could also declare no more meetings for the next year. They really can do whatever they please.
According to the Energy Information Administration only 21% of all net energy to be used in 2015 will come from imports. That means that 79% of our energy needs will be provided domestically.
Bad things always come in threes.
Just when you thought you understood it all, the veil of secrecy is lifted and you realize the true meaning of the event.
As the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) claims that the Presidents budget, the first one in awhile, is a road map for growth, opportunity and fiscal responsibility. What the OMB fails to mention is that we have been down this road many times before.
For the past six years mainstream media (MSM) has been lauding the great recovery. Again and again we are told that America is back.
The 16-24 year olds, college graduates included, lost 169,000 jobs last month, while those over 55, and this includes people like Fred, saw their jobs rise to an all time high of 32.8 million.
(Immigrants, College, and Healthcare)
So Barack has cut a deal with Turkeys Erdogan to set up a no-fly zone over Syria, ostensibly to protect civilians.