Posts tagged Debt Ceiling

Idea to Stimulate The Economy

The Federal Reserve is out of bullets. No surprise there. People are sick of federal spending to prop up the financial sector, and know the 800 billion dollar stimulus of March 2009 passed by Obama and the Democrats was a …






Frustration

Since we are now actively paying attention to the debt ceiling debate according to our President, I thought I might give a little perspective as to why the two sides don’t seem to be able to reach a bargain. The …






Debt Ceiling Politics

Even though the most transparent government ever, as promised by Obama in 2008, has been negotiating the debt ceiling behind closed doors, drips and dribbles come out that show you the ceiling itself isn’t too important. It’s the politics behind …






Feeling a Little Isolated

After reading various articles on the internet, I realize I am on an island by myself. Conservatives like Michelle Malkin, Red State, Doug Ross and many others think Republican Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell is selling out. The Democrats are hanging …






Tim Geithner, Chilling Interview

Steve Liesman interviewed Tim Geithner on CNBC this morning. Liesman is an ardent cheer leader for the Obama administration, and a cheer leader for very activist spending and government. I think it’s okay to note, he is a reporter and …






Points About The Debt Ceiling

Politicians are out there spreading falsehoods about this whole debt ceiling debate. Many of them are economically challenged anyway, so it’s not surprising. They just want to scare you so they can move public opinion for their own negotiating leverage. …






Debt Policy Debate, What Elites Are Missing

The elites are crucifying the Republicans for not making the a debt ceiling deal with Obama. Last night, there were several tweets on Twitter about how the Republicans have lost control of their party. One minor point. Republicans believe in …






Let’s Play “Obama Says”

Today after the ugly employment report, Obama held a Rose Garden presser at the White House. He was late as usual. Let’s analyze his points, point by point as to why the jobless rate in the US is so “unexpectedly” …






Taxing Rich Guys

A lot of class warfare talk out of the administration this past week.  Obama wants to raise taxes on those that make more than $250,000 per year.  It’s a small segment of the American population, so it’s pretty easy to …






An Example of How Not to Stimulate Economic Growth

This article just released by Bloomberg.  Obama is trying to position himself as pro-business.   “Look, I am giving away 72 billion in tax breaks.  Let’s raise the debt ceiling.” The problem is that this doesn’t do anything for the …






S+P, Down 87% of the Time

Over the past 8 weeks, the S+P ($ES_F, $SPY) has been down 7 out of them. It’s starting to frighten people. On the Mike and G show this morning, Gina Spehn actually said she is fearful, and in panic mode. …






Analyzing The Bernank

Yesterday to no one’s surprise, the Fed left interest rates unchanged.  The statement was changed slightly-but that change wasn’t earth shattering.  The only change was inflation expectations in a very slight manner. The real fireworks happened at the news conference. …






May 13 Trading Minute

It’s Friday the 13th.  For the superstitious, just stay inside.  For people that don’t care, there are some interesting set ups happening in the market today.  An aside, I hope the Bulls kick some Miami Heat ass in the next …