Treasury bonds are taking money away from the corporate bond market. This is known as the crowing out effect.

Trader Alert! Inverted Yield Curve

I've been telling readers of the GuerillaStockTrading blog and listeners of the weekly Saturday Stock Market Prediction Show to not worry about a Bear market until the yield curve inverts. I've

Pharmaceutical Drug Pricing

Pharmaceutical drug pricing is all over the mainstream financial media right now. Let's examine the macroeconomics of what is happening. The demand for pharmaceutical drugs is inelastic. People that need a

Macroeconomics Of Rent Control

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.

Microeconomics and Taxation

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
Chart showing supply and demand lines crossing.

Macroeconomics of the OPEC Cartel

All the recent talk of an OPEC deal to push up the price of oil is nonsense. Here is a hypothetical supply and demand chart of oil. In this hypothetical