NIRP – a Central Bank Roadblock to Wealth

NIRP – a Central Bank Roadblock to Wealth

NIRP, the European Central Bank’s Negative Interest Rate Policy, can block wealth creation for those that can’t reach directly into the ECB’s printing press. Here’s one way you probably hadn’t considered and it may be hurting your portfolio without you even knowing it.

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Falling Prices

Looking out into the future, markets and economies will driven in large part by falling prices in a few major areas: Falling Oil Prices Crashing Prices and Excess Capacity in Commodities Diverging Monetary Policies and the Strong Dollar Falling Oil Prices Last week oil fell to $36/barrel, going below $40 for the first time in six years. […]

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Neil Cavuto: Fed Policy is the Problem

Neil Cavuto: Fed Policy is the Problem

This morning I spoke with Neil Cavuto on Fox Business about the Fed’s decision to not raise rates earlier this week; my view, Fed policy is the problem! An economy grows when good ideas are able to get funding, find talented people to work on them and are able to operate in an environment that is […]

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ZIRP and QE are killing the economy

ZIRP and QE are killing the economy

Shocker! The Fed didn’t raise rates today. I’ve been predicting the no-change decision for months! It was pretty obvious, but that’s because I can see that ZIRP and QE are killing the economy. The labor market is still relatively weak, regardless of what the seriously misleading unemployment rate statistic tries to tell us. Job openings […]

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