Tag: Profit margin

Supply and demand chart showing that Google's oligopoly on advertising reduces the quantity of advertising available from different firms causing advertising prices to rise.

Oligopolies and Monopolies

15/11/2017

The Trump Administration is following the playbook of Reaganomics. As part of its Reaganomics program, the Reagan Administration cut back sharply on the regulation of everything from monopoly and oligopoly to pollution and product safety, important elements that likewise effect the aggregate supply curve. Let’s review the microeconomics of monopolies and oligopolies. Adam Smith’s Perfect Read More »

Stock Market at All time Highs! Are We In a Giant BUBBLE?

10/12/2016

With the stock market hitting all-time highs, everybody wants to know if we are in a giant bubble. You can’t trade and make money if you’re not in the market. If the fear that we are in a bubble is keeping you out, then you’re not making money. The honey badger doesn’t care. The honey Read More »

Low Interest Rates Making All The Difference

1/09/2016

Falling profit margins typically precede a recession. Last week, the Bureau of Economic Analysis released the latest profit margin numbers that clearly point to an oncoming recession. Notice how the last two recessions (shaded areas) came within six months of a -20% change from a year ago (red line). The only thing that is different Read More »

ObamaCare Lie Costing Americans Everything

4/08/2016

The ObamaCare lie that health care premiums would fall for hard working Americans is so insidious, I fully expect Democrats and Clinton to lose to Trump in November. Here is Obama lying to the American people about how ObamaCare would lower working people’s health care premiums: If you haven’t already heard from your employer, health Read More »