April 25, 2017

Three Central Banks Surprise… Desperation in Three Part Harmony

  Yesterday, the New York Times reported that in a single hour three central banks… one in … [Read more...]

We’re Being Fed a Steady Diet of Econocrap

  Where to begin, where to begin?   This past week started off with a thud when the … [Read more...]

DeMarco of the FHFA… Like when the baby gets a hold of a hammer.

There are two things I feel the need to say.  First, the economics profession sure has lost some … [Read more...]

Public sector shedding 35k jobs a month — Republicans block bill to prevent further losses

State and local governments are usually engines of job growth during recoveries.  But economist … [Read more...]

If Your Economic Forecasts are Wrong All the Time, Aren’t You Just Guessing?

Economic forecasts… Fascinating stuff, no question about it.  Fortune 500 companies spend … [Read more...]

Last person out, turn off the lights, and bring the flag…

At an annual conference attended by the world’s leading economists, the prognosis for the United … [Read more...]

Finally, Housing Market Analysts Starting to Get It

Well, I don’t know about you, but for me it’s been a long time coming… Finally, it … [Read more...]

I Have Several Questions for Mortgage and Real Estate Experts…

I’ve been doing some thinking, and I have several questions for the real estate and mortgage … [Read more...]

I Have Several Questions for Mortgage and Real Estate Experts…

I’ve been doing some thinking, and I have several questions for the real estate and mortgage … [Read more...]

What Does Bernanke Think? Does It Matter?

I’ve been listening to Ben Bernanke pontificate and forecast about what’s happening and … [Read more...]

The Fed Releases: The Beige Book, December 1, 2010, Summary of Economic Conditions. And I don’t know what we’d do without them.

For those that enjoy a good summarizing… The forecast in this December 1, 2020 edition is for … [Read more...]

Run for the Hills: Fed Plans to Build on Sham Stress Tests as Basis for Regulation

Oh boy, this sounds bad. First, notice what is on and not on the list? I would not have economists … [Read more...]

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