Posts Tagged ‘Gross domestic product’

  • This Chart Made Me Pause
    Posted by on June 4th, 2015 at 7:44 am, Comments: 0

    TLT data by YCharts Yesterday, a couple of articles went through my Twitter ($TWTR) feed that made me blink. First, Bank of America analysts explained […]

  • Are You A Puppet?
    Posted by on March 22nd, 2015 at 10:02 am, Comments: 0

    If you read ZeroHedge enough, you will eventually think dark thoughts all the time.  His blog is predicated on fear.  Sometimes there are some posts […]






  • What’s The Most Important Stat in a Market?
    Posted by on March 9th, 2015 at 7:52 am, Comments: 0

    With lots of startups doing two sided markets it’s worth looking at what’s important when setting up a market.  It doesn’t matter where you lean […]






  • How to Organize A Network
    Posted by on February 22nd, 2015 at 5:39 am, Comments: 0

    Networks are all around us.  People are familiar with online networks and they have almost become a cliche.  Meeting in person is still stronger than […]






  • Distractions, Multitasking Make You Worse
    Posted by on January 29th, 2015 at 9:58 am, Comments: 0

    My wife sent me an article she read.  I think it’s totally accurate.  It’s really accurate when I look at my own life, and I […]






  • Is a Bubble Popping?
    Posted by on January 14th, 2015 at 7:06 am, Comments: 0

    Not sure if you have been paying attention, but prices in commodities have made big moves over the last few months.  Oil gets the attention. […]






  • Younger Generation Engaging Less in Entrepreneurial Efforts
    Posted by on January 3rd, 2015 at 8:49 am, Comments: 0

    The trend is clear.  Younger people used to start a lot more entrepreneurial type businesses in years past than they do today.  Only 3.6% of […]






  • Corporate Tax Inversions and Politics
    Posted by on July 25th, 2014 at 9:19 am, Comments: 0

    Jack Lew and President Obama are talking a lot about tax inversions.  Mark Cuban (probably no fan of the current administration) tweeted: If I own […]






  • Who Is Right; Santelli or Liesman?
    Posted by on July 15th, 2014 at 8:43 am, Comments: 0

    Yesterday Rick Santelli got into it with Steve Liesman on CNBC.  It’s not the first time they have tangoed.  Is either of them right?  First […]






  • If It Doesn’t Work, Change the Rules
    Posted by on July 3rd, 2014 at 7:34 am, Comments: 0

    Remember when you were a kid and when things didn’t work out in a game you wanted a “do over”?  It seems to me there […]






  • Would Ending The Corporate Income Tax Decrease Income Inequality?
    Posted by on March 23rd, 2014 at 10:33 am, Comments: 0

    Income inequality is a hot topic.  In Illinois, the Democrats are trying to use it as a wedge issue against Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner. […]






  • The Big Change in The Labor Market
    Posted by on January 17th, 2014 at 10:19 am, Comments: 0

    Yesterday I had the opportunity to sit down with two macroeconomists from the Atlanta Federal Reserve. They were doing some research on entrepreneurial ecosystems as […]






  • Will The Fed Taper? Here’s Betting They Won’t
    Posted by on December 18th, 2013 at 8:20 am, Comments: 0

    The end of the Fed buyback of debt is on financial minds today.  Yesterday, on all the business channels it was “topic constant”.  Late in […]






  • The Fed Can Be Wrong
    Posted by on November 14th, 2013 at 9:31 am, Comments: 0

    The Federal Reserve isn’t always right.  They are an all powerful monolith and can set policy to make themselves right for a period of time. […]






  • Austerity is The Culprit; Not Bernanke
    Posted by on April 26th, 2013 at 7:48 am, Comments: 0

    As the world economy slows, austerity is being blamed.  Keynesians have ramped up their efforts to skewer classical economic theories by pointing out that since […]






  • Corporations Are People
    Posted by on April 15th, 2013 at 8:58 am, Comments: 0

    This is one of the dumbest things I have read.  It’s a New York Times editorial.  Clearly, the author doesn’t have a clue about modern […]






  • About That Stock Market Rally
    Posted by on March 8th, 2013 at 7:57 am, Comments: 0

    Some data.  Remember, the value of the dollar is significantly lower today than it was in 2008.   If we compared real inflation adjusted prices, […]






  • European GDP Takes a NoseDive
    Posted by on February 14th, 2013 at 8:27 am, Comments: 0

    EU GDP drops huge.  In 2012, they didn’t have a single quarter of growth.   One of their remedies is to place a transaction tax […]