A Merchant Banking Solution
Saturday October 21st 2017

Archives

Translator

Posts Tagged ‘economy’

September 2012 Economic Overview

September 2012 Economic Overview

Sign of our times? Even by Las Vegas standards, it is a shocking billboard: A mannequin dangling on a hangman's noose below a black sign with the ominous words "Dying for Work. Hope you’re Happy Wall Street.” A publicity stunt, obviously, in bad taste. Without further action from the Fed, We will lose our grip on both -- growth and 8% [...]

January 2012 Economic Overview

January 2012 Economic Overview

As sure as spring follows winter, prosperity and economic growth follows recession. Despite glimmers of improvement, the US economy remains lackluster. Things are worse in Europe; Japan still struggles; even highflying China and Brasil are experiencing slowing economies; The Euro does not make sense for economically tiny Greece. The core [...]

2011 – What we might look for…

2011 – What we might look for…

No sector anywhere has changed less than the state.  Bureaucrats may replace Investment Bankers as Top Public Nasty. They will play a pivotal role. The risk is that they do damage with blunt fiscal austerity and currency wars. The main battle will be between thrifty politicians and public sector unions. Neither side will be particularly [...]

November 2009 Economic Overview

November 2009 Economic Overview

Consumers are snatching at any evidence indicating that this recession is ended. Reported 3rd Q GNP was up, subject to subsequent adjustment. Durable goods orders for the month were up. Home sales were positive for the first time in over 18 months two month ago, thought they were down once again in the last month. Anything indicating that the [...]