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Minimum Wage: We Shall See

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

… if it works (more…)

How old is your vehicle?

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

I have one that is (more…)

What is key to being a good forecaster?

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Ironically, not knowing (more…)

Global Recession, Not Boom Caused by Declining Oil Prices

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

One would think that a boom should have been the natural consequence from (more…)

The Global Oil Glut

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Standby or more glut in 2016 as sanctions against Iran are lifted.テつ Tehran desperately wants to (more…)

Treasury Yields: Could they go Negative?

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Recently, some have been issued at a yield of 0%.テつ So, why not?テつ How would it work?テつ (more…)

Dodd-Frank: Not a Good Result

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Dodd Frank was purportedly aimed at Wall Street.テつ It ended up on Main Street, (more…)

Farm Land: Attracting Investors

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

The slump in commodity prices (grain, soybeans, etc.) has adversely (more…)

Currency Devaluation and Exports

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Traditional wisdom indicates that when a local currency decreases in value, (more…)

Uh Oh…the Economy slipped (big time) in the First Quarter

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Is this the start of a trend (i.e., a recession) or a one-off (more…)