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Reading Time: 4 minutes The biggest story in the financial markets in the next 12 months is the shift in global monetary policy away from being accommodative as central bankers taper and, in the Fed’s case, shrink their balance sheet. The chart below shows an estimate of central bank liquidity as a percentage of…CONTINUE READING

Bull Market Ending With Balance Sheet Unwind?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes The central banks are about to start collectively shrinking their balance sheets. It’s the top story for the second half of 2017 and 2018 because this bull market in stocks has been pushed higher by central bank asset buying. The chart below shows how global quantitative easing pushed the market…CONTINUE READING

FDIC Insurance Puts You At Risk Of Losing Your Money

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Reading Time: 5 minutes What Is Financial Literacy There are two main different types of financial literacy. There is literacy in terms of investing and literacy in terms of budgeting. This article will review tips on both aspects, which can help you live a fulfilling life. The overarching theme of this advice is to…CONTINUE READING

Destroying Minimum Wage Fallacies

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Imagine every grain of sand on a beach was actually a grain of gold.  That is a lot of gold.  Imagine what would appear to be infinite amounts of gold.  Miles and miles of gold.  How much is it worth?  Probably not that much to anyone because if you actually…CONTINUE READING

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