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QOTD: Korea’s Birth Strike

QOTD: Quote of the Day South Korea faces an existential crisis with a plunging birth rate.  The country has the lowest fertility rate in the world, reaching the “dead cross,” when deaths outnumbered births, in 2020,  a decade earlier than expected. … Continue reading

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S&P500 Key Levels – January 27

The S&P500 did all the right things this week, closing at its high for the month/year, making a new intraday high for the month, and breaking above its downtrend line.  As we noted last week, the stock index is trading … Continue reading

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Global Risk Monitor: Week In Review: January 27

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FOTD: E pluribus unum

FOTD:  Factoid of the Day This is hard to believe, but ZME has high cred ratings.  In NYC, there are more Italians than in Rome, more Irish than in Dublin, and more Jews than in Tel Aviv. –  ZME Science … Continue reading

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Less Than 50% Recession Odds |Jason Furman

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What Gen Z Wants To Be When They Grow Up

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Week In Review In Charts – January 20

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Global Risk Monitor: Week In Review: January 20

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S&P 500 Key Levels

The S&P 500 index closed the week right on its 200-day moving average.  The index is trading in a 300-point range, bookmarked by the December low at 3746.49 and high, at 4100.96.  It’s positive the index has stayed above the … Continue reading

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The U.S. Budget Deficit & “Crowding Out”

The U.S. budget deficit has stabilized from the COVID shock and is beginning to tick up again.  The budget shortfall is set to move higher, driven by interest payments on the national debt as the interest rates are now significantly … Continue reading

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