16 03, 2020

Fed Fires Bazooka at Coronavirus – Brian Wesbury

By |2020-03-16T13:42:05-04:00March 16th, 2020|Fear, Fed Reserve, Governments, Interest Rates, Media, Outlook|0 Comments

Brian S. Wesbury, Chief Economist Robert Stein, Deputy Chief Economist Date: 3/16/2020 Back in July 2008, then-Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson said he wanted a "bazooka" to deal with financial threats to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Paulson wanted Congress to give him an unlimited credit line for these enterprises. This time around, it's the Federal [...]

9 03, 2020

Headline Interruption – Michael Rogan

By |2020-03-11T12:03:49-04:00March 9th, 2020|Financial, Media|0 Comments

We thought we would interrupt your daily routine with an update on the current panic/crisis du jour. if you have taken our advice and are not watching the news, then you can stop reading here and continue to go about your lives.   If, however, you’re like most of us and find it nearly impossible [...]

26 02, 2020

Fear Inoculation – Michael Rogan

By |2020-02-26T14:42:07-05:00February 26th, 2020|International, Media, Outlook|0 Comments

We’re moved to check in with you today as it has come to our attention that some of you may have not heeded our long-standing advice and have been watching the mainstream news media (MSM). Specifically as it portends to the most recent outbreak of a strain of viruses known as coronaviruses, first discovered in [...]

29 04, 2019

Wesbury’s Outlook – Goodbye Recession Fears

By |2019-04-29T18:00:40-04:00April 29th, 2019|Financial, Governments, Media, Outlook, Policy|0 Comments

Less than two months ago, conventional wisdom thought the US economy was in real trouble. The consensus expected real GDP would barely grow, if at all, in the first quarter of 2019. Many were in a tizzy about the "second derivative," of growth, obsessing that near zero growth in Q1 would mean three straight quarters [...]

26 03, 2019

Wesbury’s Outlook – The Wizard of Oz

By |2019-03-26T13:45:28-04:00March 26th, 2019|Financial, Governments, Media, Outlook, Policy|0 Comments

It feels like we are living in the Land of Oz and the Fed is the "all-powerful" wizard in control. From just about every significant group of thought leaders – the press, politicians, economists, analysts, and government officials – the narrative of the past twelve years has been all about government and nothing about the [...]

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