Thoughts From the Frontline, September 2016

Negative Rates Nail Savers

September 14, 2016

“You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.”

– William Jennings Bryan, July 9, 1896

“You shall not crucify the retiree and saver on a cross of negative rates.”

– John Mauldin, September 14, 2016

Calling an Economic Audible

September 11, 2016

Dear Friends,

Now is the time I would normally be sending you Thoughts from the Frontline, but this week I’m calling an audible. Rather than leave you wondering, I’m sending this short note to explain the new game plan.

Monetary Mountain Madness

September 4, 2016

“Practical men who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist. Madmen in authority, who hear voices in the air, are distilling their frenzy from some academic scribbler of a few years back.”
– John Maynard Keynes