Bernard Dozier was awed by economics as a five year old farm boy. Standing in the yard of a little farmhouse in south Arkansas he watched convoys of dilapidated vehicles carrying impoverished refugees and their belongings from the foreclosures of the Dust Bowl to an uncertain future ... more


Looks Like We're Headed Back To The 1930's
Every day now we're seeing the true value of stocks, whose prices were inflated by the Fed's rate policy. But who will really be hurt by this new reality? The answer may surprise you.
Troubled Times, Troubled Markets, Troubled Dollars
The value/purchasing power of your dollars is in for a big change, a continuing change...a downward one. No one sees the dollars physically shrinking.
Why I've Stopped Hating And Started Loving Cryptocurrencies
I'm not one of the millions of investors who're convinced that equities are the best...and perhaps the only...path to financial security.
A Global Currency Reval Won't Be Easy
The process of revaluing global currencies is complex--much too complex to be gauged by gold alone.
Fiat's Inherent Weakness Is A Plus In Paying Off Mortgages
It's a wonder what borrowed money can do. If Shakespeare's advice to be neither a lender nor a borrower were heeded, the brakes on the consumer economy would leave long strips of burned rubber on the road.
The Market And Common Sense
Common sense may be an uncommon mental state for experienced traders, and for newcomers who jump into the Wall Street game, but without it, players don't stay in the game.


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