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Weekly Economic Update 08-31-2018

The Coming Short-Squeeze Will Upend the Market Speculators have been betting interest rates are going higher ever since President Trump won the election—for the past two years. I’ve been saying this will present a huge opportunity in the Treasury bond market when the shorts get squeezed. However, the opportunity isn’t in Treasuries alone. Speculators have … Read more

Weekly Economic Update 08-24-2018

The Titanic Stock Market When the “unsinkable Titanic” set sail on her maiden voyage on April 10th, 1912, nobody expected it to sink five days later, just three hours after striking an iceberg. Today we have a seemingly unsinkable stock market that set sail, so to speak, back in March 2009 and nobody realizes just … Read more

Weekly Economic Update 08-17-2018

Our Financial System is Broken & I’ll Prove It—Part 3 The Federal Reserve is attempting to reverse the policies they implemented to rescue our economy from the Great Financial Crisis of 2008-09. However, I believe the Fed is embarking on a path that will not only put strain on our system, but likely break our … Read more

Weekly Economic Update 08-10-2018

Our Financial System is Broken & I’ll Prove It, Part 2 In last week’s update, Our Financial System is Broken & I’ll Prove It, I examined how the best determinant of inflation in our monetary system is the Money Multiplier. While nearly every expert and analyst are forecasting double-digit inflation in the coming years, in … Read more

Weekly Economic Update 08-03-2018

Our Financial System is Broken & I’ll Prove It Every day I hear how the stock market is going to rally indefinitely, how stocks are now the safest investment on the planet, and how interest rates are on the cusp of soaring to double digits. Yet many of these so-called financial professionals, more than 10 … Read more