Category Archives: Money

Economics, the Fed, Cryptocurrencies, etc.

Silliness at the Fed?

A few days ago, I wrote about how it’s important to take the messy real world into consideration when conducting fundamental analysis of the markets. I’m talking about the world beyond the charts, trend lines, economic statistics, financial news releases … Continue reading

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Sliding Oil Prices – Good or Bad?

Greetings all! I was tuned into Larry Kudlow’s radio show on Saturday night, and of course he and his guests got around to the topic of why the current stock market selloff is happening. One of the culprits that pundits … Continue reading

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Guaranteed Basic Income and the Gilligan Test

Greetings all! So I was listening to NPR’s On Point earlier tonight, and Tom Ashbrook had a group of guests debating the pros and cons of a national guaranteed basic income.  The idea is simply that every adult in the country … Continue reading

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Yay for India! Turkey’s Erdogan not so much…

Hello! It’s rant time! My carry trade account holds positions in Indian Rupees, Turkish Lira, and South African Rand at the moment, so I tend to keep an eye out for developments in those countries. Over the past week we’ve … Continue reading

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Adam Smith and The Motley Fool

Hello again! I haven’t been posting as much as I’d like lately mainly because I’ve been doing a lot of research on the universe of stocks in the energy sector. Why, you ask? Because (I answer) I’m going to try … Continue reading

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