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Gold and Dow the Same Direction

Anybody wanting to know, could have predicted US stocks were going down this morning even before the market opened, based on overnight behavior. It was fun to watch all the option calls drop into red, and all the option puts … Continue reading

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Advantage of Inflation Is Monetary Manipulation

I’ve been wandering the web, finding resources about macro economics. I have always thought inflation is bad. After all, who wants prices to rise? So I looked on Wikipedia. What I found confirmed developing discontent.

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Donald Trump Accepts Gold Instead of US Dollars

Trump is quoted saying, “The economy is bad, and Obama’s not protecting the dollar at all. . . . If I do this, other people are going to start doing it, and maybe we’ll see some changes.” He’s right. Be … Continue reading

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America Has Become Soft

I had an hour to read the 30 July issue of the Wall Street Journal today. I know what I’m going to say isn’t a popular position, but I’ve decided it’s time that our nation should be confronted with default.

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Risk vs. Return vs. Time

A mathematician or a statistician would probably trust the Central Limit Theorum. In addition to predicting a Normal distribution, the CLT predicts that the standard deviation of many samples will decrease when taken from the same parent population. Analytical Chemists … Continue reading

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