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U.S. to Lose Its AAA Credit Rating

Standard & Poor’s sovereign rating of the U.S. will most probably go down a notch in the coming months. The U.K.’s outlook has already been downgraded because it has borrowed against 100% of its GDP. The U.S. borrowing is currently … Continue reading

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Warren Buffet Says the U.S. will have to Inflate Its Way Out

Last May 4th, during an interview in CNBC’s Squawk Box, Mr. Buffett stated that “A country that continuously expands its debt as a percentage of GDP and raises much of the money abroad to finance that, it’s going to inflate … Continue reading

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Inflation = Increase in Money Supply

The Original Definition of Inflation Almost two centuries ago, the word inflation meant an increase in the money supply. Increasing the supply of any commodity (including money) causes its economic value to go down, but this effect comes only later … Continue reading

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Macroeconomic Models, Feedback Loops, and Aggregate Decisions

An Economy Stalled? No matter how much the Fed injects money into the system, it doesn’t seem to be responding. The U.S. economy right now feels like an airplane that has just stalled: it’s still pointed up, but instead of … Continue reading

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What if the Fed Fails?

Past Performance is no Guarantee of Future Performance So far we have taken it for granted that the U.S. dollar has held its value and will continue to do so. We accept as natural the small daily fluctuations in its … Continue reading

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Apple has just released my iPhone apps

I am excited! Let’s see whether these apps will get us some positive cash flow going. It took the Apple testers more than a month to test the apps. Development effort was about about two man-weeks and took about a … Continue reading

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