Our 2018–2019 Economic Forecast
Here’s our opinion on what’s in store for our economy in 2018-2019
Jun 10, 2018 | Peter Christensen |
The Clock Is Ticking: “Modern Slaves Are Not in Chains, They’re in Debt”
The total of Federal (remember, they do not use GAAP) debt, state debt, and city debt (unfunded liabilities included) exceeds $200 trillion dollars. There is no set of math that works to pay this off. Let me be sure it’s heard by repeating it: There is no set of math that works to pay this off. Therefore, there has to be some form of remediation. This conversation is uncomfortable, so it is avoided.
Jun 08, 2018 | Mauldin Economics |
The Cocaine High Continues but Here Is the Great Danger
Yes, corporate earnings are strong, but what drives the markets is more of the same fuel that’s been juicing them since their recovery from the Panic of ’08: Cheap and abundant money supply is feeding the overvalued markets with price/earning multiples rarely seen in the past century.
Jun 06, 2018 | King World News |
Breaking Down America’s Worst Long-Term Challenges: #4 Erosion of the Middle Class
We’ve all seen the headlines: The middle class in the United States (and much of Europe for that matter) has been in decline for years.
Jun 04, 2018 | Sovereign Man |
Smart Money Is Moving Into Gold as Volatility Returns
Two months ago, Forbes hosted a conference featuring 25 world-famous asset managers, investment experts, and economists, who discussed their economic outlook and predictions. Forbes reports they have never seen so many high-profile investors mention gold as a safety net—and that includes some who were previously hard-core gold bears.
Jun 04, 2018 | Forbes |
The Myths of Stocks for the Long Run
One would think that following two major market corrections of over 50% within the last two decades, investors would have a better appreciation for how much time it takes to compound your way out of losses. While buy-and-hold investors who stayed true to their strategy over the last two decades are indeed ahead, they lost many years of valuable compounding in a quest to “get back to even.”
Jun 04, 2018 | Real Investment Advice |