Archive for January, 2016

Bear Markets and The End of Two-Term Presidencies – Also, Bernanke Dooms the Markets

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

It occurs to me that the last two times the US has entered the final year of a two term Presidency, the stock market has crashed.  Stocks made a high in March 2000, 8 months prior to the voting that elected Bush W.  Then they ground lower until March 2003 when that same W shared […]

How Expectations on Economic Freedom Have Changed

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Just now I was watching CNBC and in a recap of what is going on this MLK day, Sara Eisen was talking about China.  She said “We are watching to see if the officials can stabilize the currency, as a sign that they are still in control of the economy and the markets”.  Think about […]