Archive for July, 2010

Bernanke talks, market tanks

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010


Debt Overhang: Economics 101 in Magic Marker

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Well, this is clever.  The Cleveland Federal Reserve puts out a very low-tech presentation on the debt overhang problem.  Aside from the cuteness, this is great educational stuff, and the implications are profound.


Popping water balloon

Monday, July 19th, 2010

In looking for a graphic to use in a post about deflation, I came across this one in Wikimedia Commons, a repository for copyright-free images.  It’s of a water balloon at the moment of pop-age.


__flation Update

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Gold appears to be undergoing a correction.  Bond yields are very low.  Our clients are still very concerned about inflation.  What’s up? (more…)


Weekly Recap & Outlook – 07.16.10

Friday, July 16th, 2010

Tower Private Advisors

Prior posts


  • Lousy week for the first week of earnings season.  Good earnings = stocks down
  • More ammunition for double-dippers (more…)