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The Clash of Generations, Fed, China, And The S&P500

We begin the new week with the S&P500 up over 15 percent from the December 26th intraday low at 2346.58 and sitting right at the 100-day moving average (2710.88) and the key .618 Fibo retracement at 2713.88.    Last weekend … Continue reading

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The Clash Of Generations Cometh

You heard it here first, comrades! This is what millennials should actually be outraged about—paying into a system that will not exist when we retire and getting saddled with the debt run up by the boomers—instead of petty social justice … Continue reading

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The Clash of Generations Cometh

The Times They Are a-Changin’, Come mothers and fathers Throughout the land And don’t criticize What you can’t understand Your sons and your daughters Are beyond your command Your old road is rapidly agein’ Please get outta’ the new one … Continue reading

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The Clash of Generations

Thomas Friedman is “connecting the dots” in his New York Times column piece over the weekend, The Clash of Generations.    The Global Macro Monitor posted a similar piece, Connecting the Dots: The Coming War Between Generations,  back in March. During … Continue reading

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Clash of Generations: Young Adults Hit Hard

Take a look at the Pew Research Center’s study of the relative unemployment rates among various age groups in the United States.   Young adults have been hammered by the Great Recession. Isn’t this the generation that is going to … Continue reading

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Clash of Generations: A Discussion in Davos

We’ve posted several pieces on the coming war between the generations and even how the Occupy Wall Street and Arab Spring are more about intergenerational equity than anything else.   Here’s an interesting discussion from Davos for those who have … Continue reading

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Heeee’s Back…Karl, Is That You?

In case you missed it, or don’t read the Drudge Report,  here is the current banner headline: Should we?  Ah, uh, well…we can’t help ourselves:   YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST! In February 2018, we looked at the data of the political … Continue reading

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The Politics of Semantics

Are you surprised in our “post-truth” world the 2020 Presidential election is going to be framed by one word,  “Socialism?” What exactly is socialism? Bernie Sanders likes to call himself a democratic socialist but immediately identifies with the Scandinavian countries, … Continue reading

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The Coming “Socialist Wave” – NRA

You heard it here first, comrades! On Tuesday night we posted, Karl, The Comeback Kid? We intended to point out  what may be coming over the next decade as job-destroying automation through artificial intelligence and robotics accelerates and drives the … Continue reading

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Sovereign Debt and Geriatric Deadbeats

In the spirit of our earlier post, The Clash of Generations, we point you to an interesting piece, Geiatric Deadbeats, written by Ali Alichi of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).   He argues the age of a country’s population is inversely … Continue reading

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