Category «Politics»

Does The Japanese Government Bond Market Face Armageddon?

A provocative headline on today’s wire services reports High Frequency Economics founder and chief economist Dr Carl Weinberg predicting a “catastrophic” debacle in Japanese public finances under the incoming Democratic Party government, resulting in a near-vertical yield curve. Insofar as Japan has the second largest economy in the world, Weinberg reportedly further projects that this …

The Markets React to President-Elect Donald Trump

Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by capturing all the southern states except Virginia and most of the Midwest. He appealed especially to white men without a college education and drew more support from women and evangelicals than had been expected. Clinton won California, Oregon, Washington, New Mexico, and Nevada in the West and the Northeast …

The Real Voice of America

November 19, 1863 – Four and a half months taking after the thrashing of the Confederate strengths at the Battle of Gettysburg, Abraham Lincoln remained at the commitment of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery and conveyed a standout amongst the most powerful addresses in American history. It was there that he helped all Americans to remember …

Wrong Lessons From The Second World War

Different places took in various things from the Second World War. Europe discovered that war and patriotism is underhanded. America discovered that it is the best and ought to force itself upon everybody. Russia discovered that, since they could crush a noteworthy Western power, they would have the capacity to vanquish the West appropriate. What’s …