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Why Interest Rate Psychology Will Change By Late 2016

Wall Streeters disagree about when the Fed will start to tighten (September?, December?) but most agree that once it gets started the pace of tightening will be exceeeeeeedingly gradual. An overleveraged US in a weak world economy supposedly requires easy … Continue reading

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Note from the Northwest

If you wonder what the U.S. would look like if Obama had his way, go to Portland Oregon.  It’s a great place to live if you have a trust fund or a government job, but good luck if you’re unemployed … Continue reading

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The Full Time Employment Act of 2013—Republicans’ First Assault on ObamacCare

You heard it here months ago, and now the mainstream media has figured out that ObamaCare’s 30/50 rule is creating a part-time workforce.  Employers must provide expensive health insurance if they have more than 50 “full-time” (over 30 hour per … Continue reading

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Obamacare: What Wall Street Economists Can Learn from Senator Rubio

In his State of the Union’s response, Senator Marco Rubio said: For example, Obamacare was supposed to help middle class Americans afford health insurance. But now, some people are losing the health insurance they were happy with. And because Obamacare … Continue reading

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Seven New Reasons not to Create Jobs in France

If you wonder what tax changes Barack Obama would have made in 2009 if the U.S. had a parliamentary form of government, take a look at what Francois Holland is doing in France.  According to the Financial Times: E2.3 billion … Continue reading

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Over the Limit: How Romney Should Tie Obamacare to High Unemployment

The political genius in Obamacare is that it is such an immense and immensely complex piece of legislation that no one knows what’s in it.  Nancy Pelosi notoriously said, “So we have to pass the bill so you can find … Continue reading

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