We’re in a period of de-leveraging, but Mr. Market doesn’t care what we think. He has plans of his own! That’s why stock market investors are ahead for the year. For now.
The makeup Industry has a secret that they do not want us to know. It is about how manufacturers are able to have us come back for more of the same time and again.
That politicians even think about crossing swords with the world’s largest holder of US debt, setting off a global trade war, is stunningly scary to me.
We are learning how to kick our problems into next week, month or year, which brings fear one week and greed the next and that creates a highly volatile market.
History reveals that at some point in the future China will stumble. Which pressures that will unleash on the global economy is as yet not clear.
The E-3 triumvirate of Economy, Energy and Environment is becoming a victim of the exponential growth of the money supply beyond our economic carrying capacity.
Success or survival will depend on our ability to acquire an appreciation for cultures and customs; an appreciation that comes natural to those of us who slip through a sliding glass door once in a while.
All the traditional ways of measuring the state of the economy seem to be about as useful as a bottle of suntan lotion in a blizzard.
A structural economic defect means that your revenue/assets are not enough to support expenses/liabilities. In effect, your business model is unsustainable.
China’s problem is that the growth in fixed investment has risen faster than GDP creating too much debt to fund those investments.
Only the threat to buy euros in unlimited quantities was enough for an eight percent currency correction against the Euro.
Given China’s importance in the world’s growth story, this is the time to ponder the Middle Kingdom and the potential for a stumble that could affect the markets.
Corporate America often “forces” big Government on us, as they are increasingly unwilling to self regulate their industries.
A program initiated earlier this year to survey the economic future of the 7 county NE Florida Region was launched to week. Input from the public is requested.