Visualizing the Fiscal Cliff As a Life Extinction Event

Written by Steven Hansen [This post is loaded with sarcasm] A meteor coming towards the US East Coast is unlikely to stir up more headlines than the Fiscal Cliff – expiring tax cuts and forced spending cuts “destroying” America if Congress and the President cannot agree on taxation and spending. Per the Congressional Budget Office …

Analyzing a Week That Was No Fourth of July Celebration

Written by Stephen Swanson The outlook for the global economy and the US, in particular, darkened considerably this past week and occasioned many to write-down their estimates for US and global economic growth while global central bankers loosened monetary policy on the back of the Federal Reserve extending “Twist” in a seemingly coordinated attempt to …