Monthly Archives: March 2015

Oil: Deflation’s Leading Edge

The sun goes up and goes down. A success without any enhancement whatsoever. –Gilbert Dear Maridel, Dave, Jack and Martha, Mind your businesses, now, deflation is coming. We haven’t seen this in any meaningful way during my 76 years on … Continue reading

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Wishes Granted…Unfortunately

Follow @ESSAYSrodroth El clavo que sobresale siempre recibe un martillazo (The nail that sticks out always gets hit by a hammer) It will be said that the historic disparity between the real economy, which is slipping fast, and the fantastically expensive market, is the Fed’s … Continue reading

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Fat Cats in Togas

           An excerpt from: The Annals of Imperial Rome —Tacitus, 59-150 A.D. Accusers were now intensely active. Their present targets were men who enriched themselves by usury, infringing laws by which the dictator Julius Caesar had controlled loans and land-ownership in … Continue reading

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Meditation on Why We Buy

“I wish to have certainty in my life, and outcomes in the timeframe of my choice,” She said. Too bad  Had the stock market been rib eye steak in 1974, grocery shoppers would have been all over it. It was selling for half … Continue reading

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