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MN Gordon is President and Founder of Direct Expressions LLC, an independent publishing company.  He’s the Editorial Director and Publisher of the Economic Prism – an E-Newsletter that brings clarity to the muddy waters of economic policy and targets investment opportunities for ... more

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Coming To America: LA Metro’s Model Of Extreme Capital Consumption
The largest spending item in the American Jobs Plan is transportation ($620 billion). Of this, $174 billion will go to electric vehicles, $85 billion to public transit, and $80 billion to passenger and freight trains.
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Jerome Von Havenstein: Inflation Or Bust
Earlier in the week, Powell, in testimony to the Senate Banking Committee, confirmed that the central bank would keep the federal funds rate near zero until maximum employment is achieved.
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By Big Government For Big Government
Inflation, in its truest sense, is inflation of the money supply. That’s where inflation starts. That’s where the culprit resides.
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Did You Make Janet Yellen Rich?
Up until the WallStreetBets crowd short squeezed Melvin Capital for a $7 billion loss, Robinhood had it made. But losing billions is stressful. And when your product blows up your customer the clucking that follows comes hot and heavy.
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When Boom Turns Into Crack-Up Boom
On Day 1 alone, the new President of the USA signed 15 executive orders and 2 executive agency directives.
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What To Do When The Planets Diverge
Planets Jupiter and Saturn came into closer alignment than any time since 1226 this week. Yet the planets in Washington did not align. The federal government was unable to ‘Christmas tree’ its stimulus bill.
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America’s Recline And Flail Goes On
Nothing’s shocking in 2020. Not lockdowns. Not pandemic hysteria. And certainly not election chaos. To the latter, it was expected all along.
Countdown To Chaos
On Wednesday, while the broad stock market was getting shellacked, and companies like Everbridge, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Dynatrace were suffering double-digit freefalls, something else was going on. Gold and silver were also getting shellacked.
Science For Madmen
When science is being used by policy makers to do stupid and destructive things, like locking down the economy, being antiscience is the intelligent choice. 
The Federal Reserve Is A Barbarous Relic
America is no longer a dynamic, free-market economy. Rather, the economy’s stagnant and operates under the central planning authority of Washington and the Fed.

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