Dizzying shifts in the stock market and cryptocurrency values with widespread, nauseating price increases feel like the perfect storm on a same-as-last-year paycheck. It may not make it any easier to pay 25% more for groceries, gas or home maintenance, but my way of coping with an uncontrollable situation is to understand how it works. My analysis of the big… Read More »Inflation. Deflation. Economic Conflagulation.
Origially posted Feb. 3 2021. I worked at an investment bank in the late 90’s and moved on in early 2000. Rats, it’s rumored, are the first to flee a sinking ship. In the brokerage industry, the metaphor says the analysts, the watchers of trends, are the first to exit before a big decline. I departed the firm in a… Read More »Thoughts of an old Analyst about the Current Financial Markets