Monthly Archives: January 2017

In Search of Constants

Although there are claims to the contrary, there are no independent variables in economics. Typically, an economic model will assume one variable will change and other incentives will be undisturbed.  In the real world, when one variable changes, all other … Continue reading

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Economics by Force

For all but the last few hundred years of history, economic expansion and the acquisition of big things came by using force.  There are really only two economic systems, taking by force or trade by mutual agreement. The United States … Continue reading

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How the Stock Market Goes Higher?

Ten percent of the population owns eighty percent of all stock.  That group doesn’t trade. They hold. There is no other place to put their money. Wealth has never before been this concentrated. As long as government policy is to assist … Continue reading

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Replacing Obamacare the Difficulty

Who wrote the Affordable Care Act? Was it Obama? Was it a group of citizens? How about bunch of lawmakers? No one knows exactly who wrote the bill. We do know that citizens and their representatives had nothing to do … Continue reading

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The New Messiah

Hollywood lost its messiah as have minorities and a few others. Although the elite, Wall Street, international banks and the others supported Clinton they have lost nothing.With Clinton they already had their cake and were about to eat it. Now … Continue reading

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What do people Want?

I am at a lost to understand what exactly it is that people, especially Hillary supporters want out of government. What have they been getting that they have now lost? What is it that Donald Trump is going to take … Continue reading

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The Source of Anxiety Over Trump Winning

Do not attribute the anxiety of the rich, celebrities or minorities to patriotism. With Trump as president, the rich have a good chance of being taken off welfare. Corporate profit margins are elevated because of Federal Reserve policy. The stock … Continue reading

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Stock Market and the Inauguration

Regardless of what happens on inauguration day, there will be a huge effort to rally the stock market big time. That is the standard mode of operation with respect to potentially big days bad or good. Expect massive intervention. If … Continue reading

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There are no Conservatives

A conservative is one who does conservative things or pushes the government to do conservative things. Notice the enormous number of professed conservatives. Do not think for a minute that there is one genuine conservative among them. Conservative-speak is for … Continue reading

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Americans the Economy and Their Government

There is a huge difference between fantasy based economics which is taught at Harvard, Yale and all of the expensive universities around the world and the simple concepts I teach with the Quillian,  Fantasy Free Economics approach. Mainstream economics has … Continue reading

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