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Articles About Social Security

Second-Order Effects

June 10th, 2022|0 Comments

By: Phil Kernen  Over the last four decades, one strength of Federal Reserve leadership has been emphasizing energy prices for their impact on economic growth and inflation potential. That focus and willingness to act [...]

A Curious State of Forecasting

May 27th, 2022|0 Comments

By: Phil Kernen As globalization increased over the last decades, the correlation has grown between developed market economies. While trading connections expanded and more producers looked to the same source for goods, economic data [...]

Is Bitcoin Functionally Useless

May 20th, 2022|0 Comments

By: Phil Kernen In September 2021, El Salvador became the first country to make bitcoin legal tender via the "Bitcoin Law." Under the law, government agencies and businesses must accept bitcoin as a medium [...]

Unrealized Losses at the Fed

May 13th, 2022|0 Comments

By: Phil Kernen For the last decade, the Federal Reserve has been the biggest bond buyer in the U.S. Treasury and Mortgage-Backed Bond markets, expanding its balance sheet from about $800 million to more [...]

Inflation Excess

May 6th, 2022|0 Comments

By: Phil Kernen Over the last several decades, globalization took root, delivering the affordable goods we demanded when and where we wanted. COVID-19 turned that efficient system upside down, breaking supply chains and raising [...]

Natural Interest Rate

April 29th, 2022|0 Comments

By: Phil Kernen Monetary officials recently make more frequent references to the natural interest rate, setting investor expectations for upcoming rate increases to curtail demand and lower inflation. The natural rate represents where they [...]

Betting On America

April 22nd, 2022|0 Comments

By: Grant LacKamp After decades of expansion, economic globalization is in retreat. Trade frictions arising under nationalistic-minded governments accelerated throughout COVID. More and more companies are looking to locate production as near as practicable [...]