Macroeconomics

What Do Hostilities with Iran Mean for Investors?

What Do Hostilities with Iran Mean for Investors?

The financial world is still reeling from the aftershocks of the U.S. military’s strike on Qasem Soleimani. In the near-term, stocks dropped, and oil surged. That’s to be expected. I must caution investors to resist the urge to invest with their emotions, especially fear. I won’t venture a prediction of what will happen, and I’m […]

Male legs walking from one paycheck to another with crumpled money scattered about on the floor.

Who Owns You?

Richard Maybury grabbed my attention: “Think about it. There are really only two choices. Either you will own you, or someone else will.” I’ve subscribed to Richard’s “U.S & World Early Warning Report” for years. I re-read the section about capitalism and socialism. Here are some tidbits: (my highlights) “Laissez-faire (less-aa-fair) is from the French laissez nous […]

A Quick 185% on an ETF That’s Just Now Bottomed

A Quick 185% on an ETF That’s Just Now Bottomed

If you have any interest in economic policy, especially macroeconomic policy and repercussions, now is about as interesting as it gets. I realize most people don’t get a hoot about macroeconomics, but it can be very useful for analyzing trading opportunities. (For me, it goes beyond that since I have a degree in economics which […]