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July 2011

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Why Obama's Hands Are Tied

July 13, 2011 – Comments (11)

In 1972, Pres. Nixon used a trick to get elected - he used price controls.  While this caused a host of problems, the public loved him because it made him look like someone who cared about the common man.  He did this because inflation was staying above 4% annually in 1971.   [more]

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I'm Absolutely Stunned!

July 08, 2011 – Comments (13)

For the first time, I'm having a REALLY hard time understanding this stock market.  In the past you could easily look at a chart and see that the DOW/S&P are moving up almost inversely from the dollar index.  But today is absolutely stunning.  Somehow, an absolutely CRAPPY jobs report is bringing the DOW down 61 pts (as of this writing), when over the last two weeks it has risen over 700 pts.  [more]

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Stock Market Growth Bad for Country?

July 01, 2011 – Comments (4)

Since the bottom of the market only a little over two years ago, the stock markets have roughly doubled.  In fact, the DJIA is now only about 10% below it's all time peak - which we all know was just a big bubble.    [more]

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