South Africa: Key Issues and Challenges

As I’ve previously written, I had the opportunity to visit South Africa recently and meet with a number of executives […]

2016 marked the end of the biggest bull market of our lifetimes

In 2016, the nearly 40-year bond bull market ended. Date of death: July 11. And this was the biggest economic […]

The Return Of Crisis

Suddenly banks everywhere are in deep, deep trouble by Chris Martenson Financial markets the world over are increasingly chaotic; either […]

Financial Markets and the Cycle of Debt Release

By: Clif_Droke To many investors cycles are the holy grail of the financial market.  Many investors have devoted years to the […]

Conditional Expected Returns

by Douglas R Terry, CFA The following table presents the probability of 4 possible paths for the economy and our macro […]

Learning to Love Volatility

I’m really enjoying reading Nassim Taleb’s new book Antifragile. It’s really changing how I view the world. An adapted piece from […]

Understanding Supply-Side Economics

Supply-side economics is better known to some as “Reaganomics,” or the “trickle-down” policy espoused by 40th U.S. President Ronald Reagan. […]

Fractional reserve banking

Fractional-reserve banking is the practice whereby a bank retains only a portion of its customers’ deposits as readily available reserves […]

43 Thoughts About Investing and the Economy

By Morgan Housel, Motley Fool, 1. According to a Wells Fargo survey, only 27% of millennials say “time is on […]

Wal-Mart remains top private employer in W.Va.

Wal-Mart ranks as West Virginia’s largest private employer for 16th consecutive year CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — For the 16th year […]

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