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Inflation is ubiquitous. You are seeing it at the gas pump. You are seeing at the grocery store. You are seeing it when you dine out. Interested in building a patio? An addition to your home? You...
The U.S. economy surged throughout the 1920s. With World War I in the rear-view mirror, consumers spent feverishly on autos, electrical appliances and movies. With the threat of coronavirus fading in...
When you pump $12.3 trillion (and counting) into an economy, things are going to inflate. For example, commodities are going to be more expensive. Take a look at the vertical leap in prices for...
The United States government raised taxes to finance the debt that accrued in World War I and World War II. Today, we are not engaged in a military intervention of monumental magnitude. However, the...
Private money management firms often sell at a multiple of revenue. A frequently talked about metric? Price-to-revenue. For example, a wealth management company that generated $1,000,000 over the last...
Lucky 13
By Gary Gordon - Apr 15, 20211
On Apr. 13, 2021, the SPDR® S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY)) closed above its opening price for the 13th consecutive session. That has never happened in the 28-year history of the exchange-traded fund. Without...
When does extraordinary excess become visible? In hindsight. Consider the stock market at the start of 2000. Despite ridiculous valuations, scores of profitless IPOs, and an absence of common sense,...
Homes, stocks, junk bonds, you name it. Assets are ridiculously frothy everywhere you turn. The craziness is hardly confined to traditional Wall Street assets, however. Day-trading teenagers with...
Somewhat surprisingly, 200 of the 1500 largest companies have proffered negative earnings over three consecutive years. Their stock prices must have suffered, right? Hardly. According to the Leuthold...
Over the last 40 years, the U.S. government has chosen to spend significantly more money than it takes in. It is the reason that the country must issue trillions of dollars of debt. Spending became...