A Better Time Ahead

A Better Time Ahead

The election month for a new president and congress is finally here, and the new administration will definitely step in with a tall order to fill. Uphill challenges will obviously be met as conditions for human disease prevention and economic policy are still in need...
Inside the Stock Index

Inside the Stock Index

Monthly returns in the total world stock index slid for the first time since the recovery began in April. Even with returns slipping in September, the total world stock index hangs on to slim gains to finish out the first three-quarters of the year. Returns in the...
A New Time for Change

A New Time for Change

The US economy appears to be reemerging from the depths of the crisis. Activity in manufacturing has moved into an expansion joining the already growing segments in services and construction. The turnaround has so far outpaced the rest of the world’s progress with...
A Wild Ride for Markets

A Wild Ride for Markets

The wait is finally over to see how the economy fared during the second quarter, a time in which the US economy was heavily shut down. The outcome was abysmal and produced a -32.9% annualized contraction in GDP from the preceding quarter. One has to go back to the...
Money in Circulation

Money in Circulation

Monetary policy decisions have worked out favorably since the start of the pandemic. Capital was made cheap for those in need of it and returns became scarce, requiring capital holders to look for return in riskier places. Money in circulation soared in the second...
Time Bought

Time Bought

The pandemic of COVID-19 remains a relevant topic weighing on the concerns of public-safety and in financial economics. Improvements in the number of daily cases are being made in North America and Europe, but new cases are growing in many of the emerging market...