Category Archives: Economy

Posts which talk about the economy and its impact on global financial markets, options trading, and binary options.

Quantitative Easing – A Case Study in the Limitations of Monetary Policy

As you might guess, add me to the list of hind-sighters looking back and calling Quantitative Easing a failed policy. The idea and intentions were good, but any objective observer can only conclude that this has been a perfect case … Continue reading

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The Financial Markets Are Crazy

Readers will note I have been hunkered down in my bunker – but that hasn’t kept me from keeping up to date with financial markets. As you will no doubt agree – they simply have gone crazy. The grand concept … Continue reading

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Irrational Exuberance in 2013?

OK, come on admit it: the recent highs in the Dow have you thinking is this irrational exuberance all over again? When then Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan coined the phrase (or did he?) in December 1996 it sent markets tumbling … Continue reading

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