In his first State of the Union speech in 2010, President Barack Obama carefully chose his words in calling for a new jobs bill to stimulate real organic economic growth. Historically, politicians have garnered widespread public support for bills that otherwise would have been despised through the use of deceptive labeling. For example, past US … Continue reading Obama’s Job Bill – Real Organic Growth or Just Another Stimulus Bill in Disguise?
John Maynard Keynes once stated that the markets can stay irrational longer than investors can stay solvent. While this statement has proven to be true, it is really not aboveboard. What Keynes didn’t want to disclose to the public is the fact that markets stay irrational longer than investors can stay solvent because market mechanisms … Continue reading The Second Phase of the Global Economic Crisis is at our Doorstep
2009 was an incredibly interesting year both politically and financially, as both arenas are inextricably intertwined, though on the surface, the leaders from these respective industries often bicker and admonish one another for public show, while smiling and shaking hands behind closed doors. Uncovering this complex and hidden connection almost always requires much deeper digging … Continue reading The maalamalama 2009 Financial Year in Review