Are We Avoiding a Depression?

Perhaps the most common refrain heard with regard to our current economic situation, and why it won’t become a Depression, is that we as a nation have been proactive and aggressive in “managing” this period of economic weakness. This theory, more or less, has the following generalized (and summarized) structure: There has been rigorous research conducted on the …

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Great Depression Stock Charts vs Our Current Period

I’m sure everyone has seen the various charts depicting the stock market during The Great Depression to that of our recent period. The comparisons that I have seen show a definite visual resemblance, and perhaps that is what is attracting such attention, as these charts have proven very popular. From my perspective, I think that any resemblance …

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