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Liquidity

Oct 13, 2000 at 00:00

Unsettled conditions dominate the credit market as well, as unfolding financial dislocation and a crisis in the Middle East fostered a major stampede into Treasury securities. For the week, 2-year…

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Accolades to the Unknown Inquisitor

Oct 06, 2000 at 00:00

Not only do we disagree completely with his focus on the New Paradigm, we are rather astounded that the Dallas Federal Reserve's website so propagandizes the New Economy. This is…

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A Tale of Two Bubbles

Sep 29, 2000 at 00:00

Not unexpectedly, the stock market turned even more chaotic this week, with the technology sector being the wildest of rides. For the week, the Dow dropped just under 2% and…

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The Facade of a Sound and Stable Prosperity

Sep 22, 2000 at 00:00

What a week. And for anyone that is tempted to downplay the extraordinary nature of the current environment, keep in mind that the President of the United States this afternoon…

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Raise the Economy's Speed Limit?

Sep 15, 2000 at 00:00

Storm clouds are turning ominously dark as global markets become more unsettled by the week. With fears mounting of a global energy crisis, crude prices surged to 10-year highs and…

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Credit Bubble Dynamics

Sep 08, 2000 at 00:00

Tumultuous conditions have returned to global financial markets, with increasingly problematic dislocations in currency and energy markets. And, importantly, global stock markets are taking notice. Here at home, it was…

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On the Manipulation of Money and Credit

Sep 01, 2000 at 00:00

Volatility has returned to the credit market. After rising earlier in the week, 2-year Treasury yields then sank 16 basis points as yields dropped 11 basis points for the week.…

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Reinventing Government

Jun 28, 2000 at 00:00

Government intrusion into many areas outside its traditional role, and an associated regulatory burden and "red tape." Today we are already seeing commodity prices (oil in particular) rise and the…

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The US Dollar: Over Owned and Over Valued

Sep 29, 2000 at 00:00

I invest in gold shares for a living. I manage a gold sector mutual fund. Despite this, I do not long for a return to the gold standard or wish…

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The Quest for Economic Freedom

Dec 19, 2000 at 00:00

All market manipulations are essentially manifestations of the socialist mentality, as the intervention necessarily dictates the misallocation of scarce resources. Thus, so long as governments believe that they must, or…