Does a CPI Drop Lead to Deflation?

We help you understand the difference between CPI and Core CPI when determining the likelihood of deflation. We also discuss the potential impact of deflation on investors.

Risks of Monetizing U.S. Government Debt

The Treasury and Federal Reserve are currently monetizing U.S. Debt. This is a risky move and has not turned out well in other economies. Learn more about these risks in this video.

Why Investors Care About Retail Sales

If you’ve ever wondered why investors and analysts pay so much attention to retail sales numbers, this article is for you. We explain the various reports and what they mean to investors.

Who Decides When We are in a Recession?

This video explains what causes a recession and who is responsible for classifying an economic cycle as a recession or depression.

Profiting From Deflation and Inflation

Deflation seems like a bad thing but that may not be true. In this video I will show how to profit during a deflationary period.

Trickle Down Economics: AKA Stimulus Spending

Trickle down economics or cronyism has been called many things including a stimulus. Learn how the current economic rescue plan is just another version of the so-called voodoo economics.

The Truth Behind Unemployment Reports

Unemployment reports are usually big news but the results aren’t predictive. Learn what matters and what doesn’t in these weekly and monthly labor reports.