Today’s financial markets seem to react to each new revelation about what Russia may or may not be doing to poison events in the United States. The media, from left to right, joins Washington political elites with a unified goal of making life tough for Donald Trump, whom they view as a villain. The Swiss Way In all fairness, President Trump has done himself little good marching around apparently with a kick me sign on his back. I am a devotee of the "Swiss Way" (find more about the Swiss Way by clicking on it in the menu bar at… Read more
Each month, I provide you with an Economic Analysis supplement to the issue. This supplement provides you with a bird's eye view of the indicators that I monitor on a regular basis. The incisive, story-telling charts included in this supplement are updated every month and range from "The Leaders" to "World Currency Reserves/World Gold Reserves." There will always be great new material as well as timely reference dates, and my comments spell out the meaning of each chart for you.
June 27, 2017 Hyman Minsky was an economist whose theories were made famous during the 2008 sub-prime crisis. Minsky’s work focused on the fragility of financial markets. It was, and still is, mostly ignored by the mainstream economic establishment. The Cliff’s Notes version of Minsky’s work is that stability breeds instability. Calm markets encourage excessive risk taking which […] Read more
Dick Young grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and graduated from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, with a B.S. in investments. He began his investment career in 1964 with Clayton Securities in Boston, and founded Young Research & Publishing, Inc. in 1978 to publish Young's World Money Forecast. Read more
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