Month: October 2016

Macroeconomics of Rising Interest Rates

30/10/2016

The prospect of a Federal Reserve rate hike is driving up the US dollar. The rising US dollar has a significant impact on the US economy and thus stock market. It’s important that traders understand the implications of a rising US dollar from a macroeconomic perspective. Rising US interest rates mean that a lot of Read More »

Question On Dividend Paying Income Fund

30/10/2016

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Guess Who Is On Trump’s Economic Team, SWEET!

30/10/2016

Do you remember when the WSJ, CNN, CNBC, NBC, ABC, CBS, Bloomberg, Forbes, and Reuters ran stories at the start of the year about how no one even knows who was advising Trump on economic matters? They even went as far to say that Trump had no support of any economists. That never sat right Read More »

Macroeconomics Of Rent Control

26/10/2016

California, New Jersey, and New York have the most cities with rent control. Sanctuary cities in California like San Francisco and Los Angeles have some of the toughest rent controls. Rent controls hurt the local economy and make rental unit availability worse. Aggregate deadweight loss from rent controls across the country negatively impacts the US Read More »

Inflation Expectations On The Rise Shifts Aggregate Demand Outward

26/10/2016

Inflationary expectations are the expectations that consumers have concerning future inflation. If buyers expect higher prices in the future, they increase their demand in the present. This shifts the aggregate demand curve outward (to the right) which is good for the economy. For example, if the price of a house is expected to be higher Read More »

Great Panther Silver Exploding Twiggs Money Flow

25/10/2016

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US Jobs and Holiday Hiring Stronger This Year

25/10/2016

Temporary holiday season hiring in the US is stronger this year than in previous years. Employers having a higher demand for temp workers for the holiday season is a bullish signal for the US economy. The WSJ writes… “Five years ago we could find a lot of professional-level people that didn’t Read More »

Ryerson Holding Corporation Massive Twiggs Money Flow Divergence

24/10/2016

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Editas Medicine Rising Twiggs Money Flow

24/10/2016

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Microeconomics and Taxation

23/10/2016

Most government revenue comes from the taxation of transactions and labor. Taxes impact both the supply and demand curves. Taxes cause a buyer to pay more for something and suppliers to receive less. The loss of value for both buyers and sellers is called the deadweight loss of taxation. Taxation has an enormous impact on Read More »