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Feeding the Financial Beast

May 18, 2001 at 00:00

The Fed…

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Two Pairs of Socks and 100 Shares of Cisco

May 16, 2001 at 00:00

Yesterday, the sun came up and the Fed cut rates. Today, the government reported benign inflation numbers. The CPI came in at 0.3% for April, lower than expected, but at…

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Nominal Net Worth

May 12, 2001 at 00:00

"They use trickery and deceit because they are weak…" …a quote I pinched from the movie: Attila the Hun, where Attila assesses the crafty Roman Army. But it was not…

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The Kondratiev Cycle and Secular Market Trends

May 12, 2001 at 00:00

In my introduction to secular market trends I mentioned in passing that beginnings of secular bull markets (troughs in the stock cycle) were closely related in timing to the…

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The Unraveling

May 11, 2001 at 00:00

Extraordinary uncertainty…

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Un-Productivity Abounds

May 09, 2001 at 00:00

The latest consumer credit data suggest that the American consumer might be starting to retrench and curb the reckless spending spree of the…

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The Power of Money

May 04, 2001 at 00:00


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Inflation Drives GDP

May 03, 2001 at 00:00

On the surface, real U.S. Gross Domestic Product grew by 0.5%, or at an annualized rate of 2% for the first quarter (2001). That was only the first surprise, but…

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May 02, 2001 at 00:00

The flurry of corporate earning releases is winding down. Industrial companies concentrated their statements to three over-riding themes. Companies were generally “cautiously optimistic.” They saw some signs of recovery but…

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P/E, P/R and Irrational Exuberance

Apr 30, 2001 at 00:00

Professor Robert Shiller of Yale University published his book Irrational Exuberance at the height of the NASDAQ mania last year. Shiller made the argument that stocks were overvalued and would…