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Quarterly Outlook Summary

The economy remains sufficiently weak that the Federal Reserve has postponed any further interest rate increases until at least next year. One of the complicating factors was the recent vote in the U.K. to leave the European Trade Union. The … Continue reading

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Why Deficits Don’t Matter.

by Bob VeresOctober 29, 2013 The whole idea that we should control the deficit at all is costing our nation trillions of dollars in lost output. The result is lost income, savings, wealth and prosperity. “As a society, we don’t … Continue reading

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Federal Debt and Deficit Reduction are Junk Economics.

Deficit cutting is still, precisely, the wrong economic policy prescription in the current weak economy of high unemployment. Whether raising taxes or cutting spending, the effect is the same. It may reduce the deficit but it also removes stimulus in … Continue reading

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Quarterly Outlook Summary

The economy continues to slowly gather steam as housing begins its long awaited recovery and as private sector business confidence and spending also recovers. On the other hand, the public sector, the government, continues to curtail its spending causing economic … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Japan is suddenly the centre of world affairs

By Ambrose Evans-PritchardJanuary 2, 2013 “So Japan may not slide into genteel oblivion after all. To the surprise of the Japanese people, their country is smack in the middle of two riveting dramas that threaten to upturn the global strategic … Continue reading

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2012 Year-end Summary

We remain cautiously optimistic that the economy will continue in an improving growth pattern as demonstrated by improving unemployment data. Housing and private sector loan creation also continue to show signs of improvement. There will be some headwinds this year … Continue reading

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