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“The Policy Environment”—Bloomberg’s No-go Zone

A few days ago on Bloomberg Radio Tom Keene and Barry Ritholtz interviewed Stephen Stanley of Amherst Pierpont Securities, focusing on his gloomy outlook for GDP growth. Twice Stanley stated that the “policy environment” was holding back growth. First he … Continue reading

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Global Plague (Not Ebola – Econo-Imbecility)

Stock market jitters are not surprising. I have been shamelessly straddling the equity fence, saying rising earnings and low rates would enable stocks to “grind higher” but nevertheless the “risk of a correction” is high due to excessive complacency. Investors … Continue reading

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Larry’s “Secular Stagnation” Excuse

Larry Summers disclosed his latest macro insights at an IMF Meeting last November, which he elaborated upon in a Financial Times article:  “We may . . . be in a period of ‘secular stagnation’ in which sluggish growth and output, … Continue reading

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