What is inflation? I believe this is the most important financial question a person can ask. I am constantly on a trek to better understand money and wealth. Here is some of what I've learned thus far: Per its original meaning: Inflation is not a rise in prices Inflation is a rise in the money … [Read more...] about The Most Important Financial Question You Must Ask
Why Does Government Fail?
While everyone argues about what the government should be doing, 2 very fundamental factors are ignored. In this video I discuss those factors. One thing I didn't include … [Read more...] about Why Does Government Fail?
Deciphering the Bank Stress Tests
Here are a couple highlights for a recent post over at Daily Reckoning regarding the bank stress test results. Banks need about $75 billion to reach "adequate capitalization" "Adequate capitalization" is when common equity equals 4% Common equity being at 4% means a debt-to-equity ratio of … [Read more...] about Deciphering the Bank Stress Tests