America’s Economic Future

A little while ago I wrote an article titled, “America’s Economic Future – ‘Greenfield’ or ‘Brownfield’”.  For those interested, it is the first article listed here: https://www.economicgreenfield.com/prosperitybypencom-directory/ I would like to make a couple of additional comments with regard to this article. First, in my opinion the topic of America’s Economic Future is not one …

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James Hamilton’s Comment on Ben Bernanke

I found this blog post from James Hamilton to be interesting: http://www.econbrowser.com/archives/2009/06/on_grilling_the.html especially when he says this: “But it is another matter to question Bernanke’s intellect or personal integrity. As someone who’s known him for 25 years, I would place him above 99.9% of those recently in power in Washington on the integrity dimension, not …

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The Global Economic Future

One of the questions I received when I first started this blog is why I didn’t choose to discuss the global economic future, as opposed to America’s Economic Future. This is a good question.  In essence, I do believe its focus is on the global economic future, as not only is the United States (obviously) the …

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Consumer-Led Recovery Story

This story, “On Borrowed Time : Consumer-Led Recovery” was in The Wall Street Journal on June 9.  I found the chart and its implications to be interesting.  One is led to wonder “how much gas is left in the tank” with regard to Household Debt as a Percentage of Disposable Income.  This is  especially an issue with “Income” and …

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In Ben We Trust?

I will comment frequently on Ben Bernanke, due to his position, but perhaps more importantly, because of his stated theories, beliefs, and ideologies.  It seems to me that the handling of The Financial Crisis certainly has the “fingerprints” of Ben Bernanke all over it.  In fact, I believe that perhaps no other person’s ideologies have ever played …

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