Tag: federal reserve

Alan Greenspan: “I Happen To Be A Fan Of Paul Ryan”

Alan Greenspan: “I Happen To Be A Fan Of Paul Ryan”

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan spoke with FOX Business Network’s (FBN) Neil Cavuto about the economy and 2016 presidential election. Greenspan comments on global productivity growth saying, “we have a global problem of a shortage or productivity growth and […]

Federal Reserve & U.S. Homeownership

Federal Reserve & U.S. Homeownership

Federal Reserve & U.S. Homeownership – Our Overlord Landlords by Stephen Aust, MarketCycle Wealth Management The above snippet was taken from a CNBC headline on April 28, 2016. I’ve received several questions from readers (via the website’s contact page) asking the […]

Jos. A. Bank and the Folly of Quantitative Easing

Jos. A. Bank and the Folly of Quantitative Easing

Jos. A. Bank and the Folly of Quantitative Easing A few years back I wrote an article comparing buy-one-suit-get-three-free sales by Jos. A. Bank to the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing program. Then Jos. A. Bank’s management did something absolutely brilliant: […]

Precious Metals: Fake-Rally Ends

Precious Metals: Fake-Rally Ends

Precious Metals: Fake-Rally Ends, Hostage Markets Return by Jeff Nielson, Sprott Money Back at the beginning of 2009, we had a real rally in the precious metals sector. The price of gold increased by roughly 2 ½ times. Silver led […]

Central Bank Omnipotence – Hobson’s Choice

Central Bank Omnipotence – Hobson’s Choice

Central Bank Omnipotence – Hobson’s Choice by Evergreen Gavekal “Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.”  -DAVID BOWIE Introduction When a choice isn’t a choice. For this month’s edition of our Guest EVA, we are again showcasing one […]