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Progress Report on Obamacare
Progress report on Obamacare. As predicted, it has shrunk the number of firms in the marketplace, raised premiums, and etc Key excerpt: "A recent report by HealthPocket, an online insurance marketplace, has revealed that premiums for individual Americans sk...
Progress report on Obamacare. As predicted, it has shrunk the number of firms in the marketplace, raised premiums, and etc Key excerpt: "A recent report by HealthPocket, an online insurance marketplace, has revealed that pre...
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Thanks for the Corporate Bond Bubble, Fed
By David Stockman (Original article here: ) Once upon a time businesses borrowed long term money—-if they borrowed at all—-in order to fund plant, equipment and other long-lived productive assets. That kind of debt was self-liquidating in the sense that it ...
By David Stockman (Original article here:) Once upon a time businesses borrowed long term money—-if they borrowed at all—-in order to fund plant, equipment and other long-lived productive assets. That kind of debt was self-li...
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The Natural Rate of Interest: What is it?
Recently, I have participated in some excellent discussions surrounding the notion of interest. During these discussions, there are various notions tossed around with the concept of interest. Many think it is immoral, or its a scam created by the banking cl...
Recently, I have participated in some excellent discussions surrounding the notion of interest. During these discussions, there are various notions tossed around with the concept of interest. Many think it is immoral, or its ...
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Gross: "The Fed Must Be Careful
Key Excerpt from the article titled,  "Fed Must be Careful Raising Interest Rates":  "Bill Gross, the former manager of the world’s largest bond fund, said the U.S. Federal Reserve must be 'very careful in their moves' and needs to see a nominal growth rate...
Key Excerpt from the article titled, "Fed Must be Careful Raising Interest Rates":  "Bill Gross, the former manager of the world’s largest bond fund, said the U.S. Federal Reserve must be 'very careful in their moves' and ne...
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A Trade off in the Division of Labor: Work and Leisure
"There are no solutions, only Trade Offs"~Dr. Thomas Sowell This quote is a "truth" in the world of Economics. One of the specific examples of this "truth", is the trade off between Work(labor) and Leisure. Economic theory states the following: As a worker ...
"There are no solutions, only Trade Offs"~Dr. Thomas Sowell This quote is a "truth" in the world of Economics. One of the specific examples of this "truth", is the trade off between Work(labor) and Leisure. Economic theory st...
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Sales Tax: Who Pays for It?
Taxation is an emotional issue with most Americans. A variety of solutions have been presented for debate (e.g. "Fair Tax", "Flat Tax", and the like). Some proponents of the Flat Tax have reasons to choose it over the sales tax ("Fair Tax"), or vice versa. ...
Taxation is an emotional issue with most Americans. A variety of solutions have been presented for debate (e.g. "Fair Tax", "Flat Tax", and the like). Some proponents of the Flat Tax have reasons to choose it over the sales t...
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The End of the Great Debt Cycle
A good read by author Bill Bonner on "The End of the Great Debt Cycle" . Excerpt: "In the past 20 to 30 years, credit has grown to such an extreme globally that debt levels and the ability to service that debt are at risk. […] Why doesn’t the debt supercycl...
A good read by author Bill Bonner on "The End of the Great Debt Cycle". Excerpt: "In the past 20 to 30 years, credit has grown to such an extreme globally that debt levels and the ability to service that debt are at risk. […...
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Maximumly Misleading on Minimum Wages
Key Excerpt from the article  from Dr. Boudreaux: "Until and unless a compelling reason is found to conclude that low-skilled labor, apparently alone among all goods and services, is not subject to this economic reality (and neither the alleged monopsony po...
Key Excerpt from the article  from Dr. Boudreaux: "Until and unless a compelling reason is found to conclude that low-skilled labor, apparently alone among all goods and services, is not subject to this economic reality (and...
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Debasing the Currency: The Central Banker's Way
The ECB is participating in their version of QE, or Quantitative Easing. They feel this will prevent the perils of "deflation".  Savvy economists know that deflation is not necessarily "bad".  A key excerpt from the article: "Draghi’s faith in quantitative ...
The ECB is participating in their version of QE, or Quantitative Easing. They feel this will prevent the perils of "deflation".  Savvy economists know that deflation is not necessarily "bad".  A key excerpt from the article: ...
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More on Deflation
Bloomberg provides an article on the "The Eight Unlucky Countries Facing Deflation This Year".   Deflation is a scary proposition for the ECB, or the Federal Reserve. However, in another article, "Deflation: Is It Really a Bad Thing?" , it makes an argument...
Bloomberg provides an article on the "The Eight Unlucky Countries Facing Deflation This Year".  Deflation is a scary proposition for the ECB, or the Federal Reserve. However, in another article, "Deflation: Is It Really a Bad...
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Law of Demand: What is it?
Many viewers of political commentators will see the "experts" comment on prices of good or services falling or rising due to declined or increased demand. What does that mean? How does this impact prices?  Basic Macro-Economic Theory states that the the pri...
Many viewers of political commentators will see the "experts" comment on prices of good or services falling or rising due to declined or increased demand. What does that mean? How does this impact prices?  Basic Macro-Econo...
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