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Bruce Wilds is a general contractor that owns real estate in the Midwest, his holdings include apartments and office complexes. He is anchored to reality and the economy as he maintains, designs, and leases buildings. This has made him keenly aware of rapidly changing lifestyles, this blog ...more



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Setting Up To Repeat The Policy-Error Error
1 year ago

Powell does not understand the economy is not the financial markets. The economy is Main Street and for years, it has been injured by Fed policy.

7 Fed Rate Hikes In 2022? Needed But Unlikely
1 year ago

What happens on the inflation front may depend on how fiat currencies hang together. We need the dollar to remain strong or Americans will suffer greatly.

Market Talk - Tuesday, Nov. 23
2 years ago

The Fed should be thankful that investments in intangible assets have helped keep inflation lower than it would otherwise be.

China Displaces U.S. As The EU’s Largest Trade Partner
2 years ago

Going unnoticed by many people the EU is on the path of strengthening its ties to China in the hope it will spark an economic renaissance. A proposed deal in play dovetails with Beijing's "One Belt, One Road" (OBOR) initiative and follows the signing of an agreement made with Italy last year.

The elephant in the room is that the Euro-zone region simply isn't competitive. This means we should expect the EU's trade deficit to explode in the next few years further adding to its woes. More on this subject in the article below.

The Bubble Of Everything: How A Debt-Driven Economy Creates More Frequent Crises
2 years ago

I expect the long-term strain put upon the government to outweigh most of the short-term economic gains flowing from this spending.

ECB Analysis: Why Lagarde’s Short-Term Fix Is Lose-Lose For The Euro
2 years ago

The EU has major problems and I see the euro as very overvalued. Due to the fact, none of the four major currencies are anything to brag about, predictions of the dollar's demise are likely premature and overblown. When you consider just how destabilizing currency swings can be it is easy to see how a strong dollar could obliterate the global economy. It should not be a surprise in our current situation that behind the curtain central bankers could be busy manipulating currencies so they trade in a narrow range that will not rock the boat. More on this subject in the article below.

In this article: FXE, UUP
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