Economy

The Psychology of QE is Far More Important Than the Amount of It

John Hussman has an interesting take on “Quantitative Easing!” vs “Quantitative Easing” in his latest monthly missive Counting the Chickens…

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In the Covid-19 Baby Bust Crisis, US Birth Rate Plunged the Most Since the Late 1970s

Many Experts Got It Wrong Economists predicted a baby boom with everyone staying home.  Brookings called it in advance on…

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Hooray! Employment in Age Group 16-19 is Fully Recovered, Who Else is Winning?

Barbell Employment Recovery  Employment in age group 16-19 is fully recovered. Employment in age group 60-64 is nearly recovered and…

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Lockdown mentality still holding the economy back, banking official says

A variety of theories have been put forth as to why April’s numbers were not better, including the idea that…

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The FCC Aims to Stem Robocalls But ATT, Verizon and T-Mobile Say Wait

Billions of Robocalls Consumers get billions of robocalls and many if not most of them come from overseas locations including…

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Biden Comments on the Jobs Report and Gets the Key Message Wrong

American Rescue Plan – More Free Money “Some critics said we didn’t need the American Rescue Plan, that this economy…

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Dogecoin, Created as a Joke, is the Epitome of Greater Fool Mania

What is DogeCoin and Who Created It? Dogecoin is an altcoin (Bitcoin alternative). The correct pronunciation is “dohj coin.” It was…

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The Rise in M1 is a Monetary Mirage

Huge Monetary Risk Earlier today I posed a Q&A what if on QE: What Would Happen to Inflation If the…

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Expect Evictions to Soar as a Court Threw Out the CDC’s Eviction Moratorium

Good News for Landlords Bad News for Tenants  In what’s good news for landlords the National Eviction Moratorium Invalidated by…

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What Would Happen If the Fed Announced $40 Trillion a Month in QE?

QE Parameters $40 trillion a month in QE for 24 months, no matter what, announced upfront. 3-month bills at 0%…

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