Financial Literacy

On The Precipice Of Collapse?

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Reading Time: 5 minutes When attempting to understand the importance of events and likely probabilities of future outcomes its critical to be open minded. As long as you are not reading boom or gloom content, there are often moments when the same concept gains a new meaning if you slightly alter your perspective. Instead…CONTINUE READING

Is Gold A Good Investment?

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Reading Time: 5 minutes While some investors are intellectually brave to even ponder the question ” is gold is a good investment “, sadly most investors malign it for even being considered a plausible investment option. Gold is probably the most interesting and at the same time misunderstood asset in the world. Some investors believe…CONTINUE READING

Student Loans Are Not Like Housing Bubble

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Reading Time: 5 minutes It’s widely known that the financial sector has become more centralized because of the mergers between some of the banks and other financial institutions during the financial crisis something we discussed in depth in Are Too Big To Fail Banks Safe?. For example, Bank of America acquired Merrill Lynch and…CONTINUE READING

Output Gap: A Recession Timing Indicator

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Output Gap Explained The output gap is the difference between actual and potential economic output and is used by economists to understand the health of the economy. There will never be a metric which tells us how the economy will perform with absolute certainty. Not only is it difficult to…CONTINUE READING

Is There A Corporate Debt Bubble?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes A Good Research Process Defines Alpha There are many misconceptions when it comes to investing because there are many people who make money by promoting false narratives. There are newsletter providers who have an audience that wants to hear a narrative, whether it’s bullish or bearish. They get paid to…CONTINUE READING

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