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Taper Already Priced In. Now What? – Ep 734

Less dovish is not hawkish. Mother of all bear markets in bonds may have just begun. Republicans only care about deficits and spending when Democrats are in charge. Plans for minting $1 trillion platinum coin would officially make the U.S. a banana republic. 
Increase in home inventory could lead to

The Fed That Cried Taper – Ep 733

Fed says the economy is great, but they will maintain the emergency policies they put in place when the economy was terrible. Fed will always choose to fight unemployment over #inflation. Fed turns blind eye to inflation because the alternative is a complete economic implosion. Fed’s policies disproportionately hurt African

Paying More, but Buying Less – Ep 732

China won’t let Evergrande be the next Lehman Brothers. Fed took us 1 step forward and 100 steps back. Higher retail sales doesn’t mean consumers are buying more. Americans are least likely to buy a new car since 1974. Sweden sets successful example for dealing with Covid. America is worse

When There’s Too Much Money, There’s Never Enough Stuff – Ep 731

Take the CPI numbers with a grain of salt. The CPI will catch up to the PPI. Fed’s new definition of transitory means a permanent reduction in standard of living. The problem isn’t a shortage of stuff, it’s an excess of money. Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon.

Government Is Consistent; It Always Lies – Ep 730

Producer Price Index numbers come in higher than expected for 9th month in a row. Inflation trends show no sign of being transitory. When you properly define inflation, you know exactly who’s causing it. Bitcoin whales want the minnow’s cash. There are more job openings than unemployed people. Left shows

Let’s Replace Labor Day With Entrepreneur Day – Ep 729

Grover Cleveland was really a libertarian and one of our greatest presidents. The populist movement lead to Labor Day and ultimately in 1913 to the The Federal Income tax, The Federal Reserve, and the popular election of U.S. Senators. The Woodrow Wilson presidency proved to be a disaster for America.

Summer Data Swoon Puts Fall Taper in Doubt – Ep 728

Jobs numbers disappoint expectations, but Biden brags. Inflation expectations highest since just before 2008 financial crisis. AOC pressures Biden to nominate a more woke Fed chair. Fed causing a lack of savings, which pushes up asset prices and makes the rich richer. Gold prices calling Fed’s bluff on tightening. If

Tapering the Taper Talk – Ep 727

Powell offers no clues on taper timetable. Powell vows to keep interest rates low until QE is finished. Powel blames price increases on exploding demand and lack of supply. Powel blames inflation on the public’s expectations. Fed’s only goal is to delay the inevitable crisis as long as possible. Invest

AMERICAN PRESTIGE LEFT STRANDED IN AFGHANISTAN

In the 50 years since Richard Nixon officially severed the dollar’s link to gold, many have claimed that the greenback’s strength rests primarily on America’s unchallenged power and prestige around the world. As the situation in Afghanistan moves from embarrassment to tragedy, we are witnessing the rapid evaporation of the

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BIDEN’S HOUSING GAMBIT

The “transitory” inflation swamping the country has stubbornly persisted into July. This week it was announced that producer prices posted a second straight 1% month-over-month

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