Past Articles


Why Listening to Economists Is Dangerous for Your Health

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, consumer prices are rising at a 2.1% annual rate. This suggests to us that the current stock market boom will die with a bang, rather than a whimper. The Dow rose 98 points yesterday in anticipation. Fed economists say they don't think inflation rates are rising. (See more below from Chris.) They...

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The Japanese Will Learn to Tango

Two days ago, we promised a look, not at where we are going, but at where we are supposed...

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Which Market Is Telling the Truth?

London was lively. Restaurants, bars, museums... everything was hopping. In Hyde Park, a pair of sweaty Frenchmen completed a...

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This Should Make Every American Angry…

The Dow fell 21 points yesterday. Gold was flat. Around the world, stocks have been doing well. Even our...

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What Do Bond Investors Know That Stock Investors Don’t?

Small gain for the Dow yesterday. Small loss for gold. Pity the class of '14! News comes that students...

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Whores, Crack and Smack – How to Make the Economy Roar

The US economy didn't grow last quarter. Instead, it shrank at a 1% annualized rate. The numbers were revised...