Tag Archives: GDP

1.1% “Growth” isn’t…

When is 1.1% economic “growth” not economic growth? When you remove government and inflation from the numbers… Continue reading

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GDP, Government Growth, And The Incredible Power Of Stupid

A discussion of GDP in various flavors, the growth (or lack of it) in the economy, an economist named Cipolla and his view of the Incredible Power Of Stupid. GDP-Ex-Government tells a great truth. Continue reading

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$86 Trillion

Congress WILL cut spending. There isn’t any other choice. The only questions are “soon and orderly” or “later and with chaos and lower GDP”. Continue reading

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Market Cap vs Manipulation

Total Market Cap for stocks roughly equals the GDP and our National Debt. It isn’t Mom and Pop investors that move that size market. Perhaps we ought to just admit that we’ve spent the Net National Wealth represented by the Stock Market Capital and be done… Continue reading

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