Dec 19, 2014
As the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped nearly 1,000 points in December, many were quick to point fingers at depressed oil prices. This is odd, since lower oil prices are typically considered good for an economy and good for the stock market.
Nov 24, 2014
In case anyone thought only the U.S. was guilty of using money printing to prop up a struggling economy, both Europe and China have recently announced monetary stimulus measures in the face of mounting pressures in their respective economies.
Nov 19, 2014
I was caught off guard recently at a presentation I was giving, when during the question-and-answer period an elderly gentleman stood up and told me simply, "You're no fun."
Oct 21, 2014
Between a slowing world economy, geopolitical instability and the Ebola virus, we are in shaky times right now. But don't believe anyone who tells you this is why the stock market is suffering. The reason the stock market is suffering is very simple: money printing, or rather lack thereof.
Jun 12, 2014
A recent article from CBS News summed up one of the major problems with the economic recovery: For most people, it doesn't exist.
Jan 16, 2014
A number of economic and financial analysts have been predicting that 2014 will be the year the economy finally turns around, or at least starts growing at a healthy pace.
Jan 8, 2014
Last year was not a good year for commodities. Copper had its worst year since 2009, and the price of corn fell 40 percent.
Nov 20, 2013
It’s funny, surprising and a bit terrifying to see how easy it is to overlook the biggest cost of the recession , the costs that are still rising rapidly. How easy we forget, that is, until we finally do hit the wall. Then we will see the real cost of the financial crisis.