Category Archives: Liquidity

Lessons From The Past

It seems to me…. “The heart of the 2008 financial crisis was a coterie of reckless financial executives, working for too-big-to-fail financial companies, who were handsomely compensated for taking risks that almost ruined the economy when they failed.” ~ Gary … Continue reading

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Monetary Policy Challenges

It seems to me…. “In principle, there are only three main components of spending that much matter to monetary policy: consumer spending, business investment, and exports and trade.”  ~ Evan Davis[1]. While the global economy still faces numerous challenges, every … Continue reading

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Debt and Recovery

It seems to me… “In the new economy, information, education, and motivation are everything.” ~ William J. Clinton. Markets normally are capable of matching supply and demand but during an economic downturn, productive capacity exceeds orders, supply exceeds demand, job … Continue reading

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Stimulus Benefit

It seems to me… “Between stimulus and response there is a space.  In that space is our power to choose our response.  In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”  ~ Viktor E. Frankl. The U.S. economy has gone … Continue reading

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Leverage, Liquidity, And The Economy

It seems to me… “The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.”  ~ Milton Friedman. I am not an economist but it is … Continue reading

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Where Is The Money?

It seems to me… “But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving.  We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature.  They are made by human beings.”  ~ Franklin D. … Continue reading

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