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What’s Next? An Ordinary Recession Might Be The Best We Can Hope For

Remember, markets are forward-looking to what might happen 6 to 18 months into the future. Most of the Fed’s rate hikes are already priced into the markets. The market is already thinking that the induced recession caused by the rate hikes will force the Fed to only lower them to fight the evident recession they created. More free money is coming – fuel for the markets. This is what the markets are digesting now.

Boomer Jim Cramer On CNBC Rips Into Gen Z – Does He Have Point?

Is this grandfatherly Boomer advice from Cramer, good advice? Yes in principle, but it won’t be nearly as effective for Gen Zers as it was for Boomers – something Cramer failed to address. What has worked in the past for Boomers may not work for Gen Z in the future. Consider the following that has been occurring for decades.

In Denial! Janet Yellen Wants You To Stop Whining About The Economy, Be Happy You Have A Job

Everybody was thrilled to get stimulus checks in the mail during the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s free money!” many exclaimed. But nothing in life is free. This includes “free” things handed out by the government. According to estimates by Bloomberg Economics, US households will spend $5,200 more this year than they did last year on the same consumption basket. That breaks down to $433 extra in expenditures every single month.

Biden Administration’s Jobs Report: Altered, Manipulated, Fake

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It would appear that the benchmark was recalculated based on changing the total labor force from 170 million to 146 million “based on deaths.” That would equate to 24 million people in the labor force who died or were permanently disabled. In addition, they revised the algorithm to include an estimate of those employees exempt from unemployment insurance claiming this data has lagged for two years.

The Global Economy, The Omicron Narrative, and The Left’s Grip On Power: The Air Is Coming Out

The now-notorious Chinese real estate giant Evergrande missed the coupon payments on its bonds the other day. Evergrande builds sixty-story apartment towers made (mostly) of sand. Somehow, the bag-holders even in China, where buying real-estate has enjoyed the rush of novelty in recent years, begin to scent the odor of failure in that bloated corpus of fraud.