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Why the US has economic problems and what you can do

US economy is not working because Americans forget what economics is about Why is the economy not working? Let me explain economics so simple even Obama could understand, yet he will not. Nor will his Einstein advisers with wing-tip shoes and fancy degrees. I wish he would read this. The simple answer is this: Americans […]

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What works with job creation in economics

In a time when the manufacturing of downward arrows that are inserted in economic graphs are the only sector of the economy that is booming, it is worth to be reminded what works in economics and what does not. Basically if you watch this video you will understand what does not work with job creation. […]

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Is capitalism ethical

In our genes are is encoded from the beginning of evolution the idea of survival of the fittest. When humans were becoming modern between 200,000 years and 50,000 years ago in Africa, only the strong survived. This is found and imprinted in our DNA . However, people have extend this idea of Darwinism to the economic […]

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Capitalism is the best form of socialism

Libs do not understand that if you want a big middle class with a fair distribution of wealth, try capitalism. Only in free market America do we have a such large middle class with a comfortable lifestyle. Believe me, the middle class and even the poor live a relatively cushy lifestyle. Capitalism is the best […]

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Treasury Vs. Federal Reserve

What is the difference between the US Treasury and the Federal Reserve? The reason I wrote this post is, there is a lot of emotion and confusion circulating both about the role and the raison d’être for the central bank and the Treasury. The underlying premise is a government monopoly on the money supply is […]

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How to fix the US economy

GOP and Democratic economic fixes do not impress me at this juncture. Why? They are about slowing the leak not fixing the hole. Anyone who understand how to solve the economic woes of the USA are nit picked and labeled as fringe. Even respected economists debate in their ivory towers while the ship is still […]

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Food inflation – impact on America

Just how much have food prices increased? 37% in the last year 234% in the last ten years For me that brings food prices to dizzying highs. I like to eat. I do not like it when I do not know how much this hobby will cost me from month to month. The purpose of […]

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Mixflation – Inflation plus delfation equals biflation – What?

Mixflation Or everything you need to know about prices changes, but were afraid to ask. Biflation or mixflation is when, somethings on the store shelves are going up in price and somethings are going down in price.  This makes sense, yawn. You might say this is a normal situation.  However, what we have now is […]

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Algorithmic trading – How can you compete in the Stock market

Here is a fact to meditate on – today just under 75% of all equity trades are done with computer programs. For me that is amazing. You will be outgunned by the big traders before you even your stock chart page loads in your browser. If you are looking at investment strategies that try to […]

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The next ten years – 10 reason the US economy is in trouble

There are a series of new books out which talk about the next 100 years or the next 200 years, but that about the next ten years? There are short-term arguments for recovery and a stronger dollar, however, the economy is not healthy. The next ten years does not look good for the US economy. […]