Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve

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Same-Sex Marriage: Financial Changes

If your employer's domestic partner coverage has been providing health insurance to your partner, you know all too well that you've been paying taxes on the value of that coverage. According to Lawrence E. Modestow, the...
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The Basics of Currency Fluctuations

An international investment's total return is based on two factors - the investment's return in local currency plus currency fluctuations. For example, suppose you purchase a British stock whose price increases 10% in one...
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Money Supply: Who's the Patsy?

"If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy." --Warren Buffett "There is no means of avoiding the final collapse of a boom brought about by credit (debt)...
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Election Cycles and Instability

We are approaching the most important inflection point for the markets in the well established 4 year election cycle. So, it is time to return to a fuller analysis of how this cycle works and what to do. This cycle is...
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Money Madness

Although just about everyone is blissfully unaware, we are now living in an era of monetary insanity. So much credit and liquidity is being supplied by the world's central banks on a more or less permanent basis that the...
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Federal Reserve Exposed

"If the people only understood the rank injustice of our money and banking system there would be a revolution before morning." - President Andrew Jackson. The central bank consistently misleads us: Federal Reserve...
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Beware of the Banks

You might have noticed recently, the Banks are eager to lend money. The world is awash with cash, in various currencies, and the American Banks are eager to earn income on every dollar they can. When one party loans...
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How the Dollar's Volatility Affects International Investing

Comprehensive financial planning is important for any investor seeking a secure financial future. But for physicians, effective planning is especially critical because such high-income professionals have unique and complex...
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Greenspan and Bernanke

"Heroing is one of the shortest-lived professions" - Will Rogers (1879 - 1935) Greenspan managed to leave a complicated legacy to the new Fed chair Ben Bernanke. While the enormous boost in the money supply, presided over...
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Money Supply and Inflation Confusion

"What people today call inflation is not inflation" - Ludwig von Mises. Simply put the correct definition of inflation is the increase in the quantity of money and money substitutes. Changes in the cost of living...
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Money Supply and the Markets

Our problem today in analysing the economy and markets is that we have just experienced a 10 year avalanche of excessive money supply growth. If you have any doubt about this, take a look at the chart in Market Notes 63,...
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