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On this episode Tim is reporting in sunny Florida, John is at the command center with our first topic up for discussion; bonds and interest rates. Tim shares his experiences traveling in more freedom oriented states, and John shares information about
Americans are becoming more worried about inflation than ever following the Federal Reserve and the federal government's unprecedented response to the virus pandemic downturn by plowing trillions of dollars into the economy.
The latest Biden/Democrat stimulus bill is just the beginning. There is more government spending coming down the pike. That means more money printing.
While traders are preoccupied by the accelerating meltdown in equities and especially tech stocks which just can't catch a bid, the real action this morning was in the US Treasury market...
Even though global manufacturing is humming along, fueled by new demand, unprecedented fiscal and monetary support continues to exacerbate shortages.
TODAY'S SHOW WILL BE A PODCAST with John Sneisen (The Economic Truth) provides an economic update; predictions for 2021 - MP4 will be loaded after the podcast
In recent weeks we have been pointing out the stark divergence between markets in various geographic time zones...
After stocks just saw their best 12-month performance since 1936, it should not be a total surprise that Treasuries have suffered... but the extent of the bond bloodbath is almost unprecedented.
"It was assumed, even only a decade ago, that the Fed could not just print money with abandon. It was assumed that the government could not..."
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This is the first drop since April and slows the annual gain to +2.3% YoY
Remember when trucks were simple -and inexpensive? They still are both - just not here. And ironically, they are built by the same company that will only sell you an expensive and complicated one, here.
Manufacturers have been eating the increase costs and not passing them on to consumers. With chip prices expected to rise every quarter this year, many companies will be unable to keep swallowing it, especially those with tight margins.
Over the past few months, bonds have had one of their sharpest selloffs in history. This should be no surprise.
While pending home sales tumbled in January, Existing Home sales rebounded but were expected to slide in February as interest rates rose, and they did, dramatically. Against expectations of a 3.0% decline, existing home sales plunged 6.6% MoM in Febr
A $1.9 trillion stimulus package was recently signed into law in the United States. Can such a stimulus bill, plus packages passed in other countries, really pull the world economy out of the downturn it has been in 2020? I don't think so.
If you've been searching for a documentary that breaks down the housing market historically - well, we might have found one on Amazon Prime Video titled "Owned: A Tale of Two Americas."
In this special feature John interviews world renowned silver expert David Morgan on the future of Silver as a part of our economy and if the great Silversqueeze might happen and how everything will come unwind.
Price increases for services, the biggie, are held down by the battered discretionary services such as lodging, airline fares, and tickets for sporting and entertainment events, whose sales have collapsed.
The Fed Listens "The independence of monetary policy is bestowed by elected officials," said Indiana, the market's top archeologist. "The inflection point we are seeing today is the inverse of Volcker's 1979, with the punitive nature of infl
The housing boom unleashed by the Federal Reserve during the virus pandemic was built on historically low mortgage rates, low inventory, city-dwellers moving to rural areas, and remote-work phenomenon.
Is this a good economy or a bad economy?
With the Fed depositing a fresh round of "free money" into the pockets of most Americans, the focus now turns to where the money is eventually going to wind up.
With the Fed depositing a fresh round of "free money" into the pockets of most Americans, the focus now turns to where the money is eventually going to wind up. Will it boost financial assets? Crypto? Will it finally hit consumer prices and cause a t
Once again, household portfolios are oversized and unbalanced, driven higher by a massive gain in a single asset (equities).
We've gotten quite a bit of economic data this week. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell insists inflation is anchored at 2%.
While The Fed gushed over just how dovish it was today...
"You have meddled with the primal forces of nature, Mr Powell..."