Archive for the 'Exogenous Variables' Category

About exogenous variables that effect capital markets, such as demographics, war, leadership, economic theory, and new technology …

Obama fiscal deficit soars six-fold … dollar plunges!

Just in case someone might have missed the news … the Federal Reserve Flow of Funds accounts for Q2 2009, places the US fiscal deficit (annual basis) at $1,294.9 billion. (Table F.106 Federal Government, line 17, Net Federal Government Saving NIPA basis) This “Obama Deficit” is about six times the fiscal deficit for the year […]

Falling dollars and falling US exports: Q2 2009

According to the Federal Reserve flow of funds accounts (Release Z.1), the long-term rise in US exports was reversed decisively in the first half of 2009. The following graph shows the dollar export trend in the context of rising and falling values of the US dollar versus currencies of major US trading partners. […]

Bush’s Folly, Obama’s Coup de Grâce, Osama’s Victory

The value of the US dollar, along with the value of other currencies, has been declining for over 75 years, since Franklin Delano Roosevelt suspended conversion of US Treasury Bills into gold. The US trade deficit has been building steadily since 1971, when President Nixon cut the final ties to gold. However, the decline of the US […]

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