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Public Sector Multiplying – Skewed Jobs Report

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell essentially said he was unimpressed by the “strong” jobs report, and it certainly was not enough for the central bank to even...

Russia Set to Outpace All Advanced Economies – Sanctions FAILED

Sanctions and the removal of Russia from SWIFT have not deterred the Russian economy. A recent report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicts that...

Why We Cannot Reach the Fed’s 2% Inflation Target

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) released on April 10 by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that inflation rose by 0.4% on a monthly basis and by 3.5% on the...

Imagine Waking from an 8-Year Coma – Reflections from the Last ECM Wave

The year 2015 was not long ago, and yet the entire world economy has changed. Central banks mismanaged monetary policy through arbitrarily low interest rates and...

Argentina Posts First Surplus in Over a Decade

It took President Javier Milei of Argentina a mere two months to push his nation into a surplus. The Economy Ministry declared that the government posted a $589...

Collective Debt – We Must All Pay for Student Loans

Biden is destroying the financial future of generations with his reckless spending in an attempt to buy votes. Fed Chair Powell nearly admitted it in his interview...

Paper Bonds – Another Strike Against Govt Debt

The US Treasury stopped issuing paper savings bonds in January 2012, switching to online platforms. There is a slight exception where a paper Series I may be...

PRIVATE BLOG – Inflation – Interest Rates – War

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PRIVATE BLOG – Here comes the 1st Week of April

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The US Government’s Plan for Social Security

When questioned about the future of Social Security by the Senate Finance Committee, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen admitted that Biden “doesn’t have a...