A buyer is expected to reasonably examine the goods before making a purchase. I ignored this principle when buying my first car. I spotted my car, paid the man, and drove off in igorant bliss. I soon discovered I owned a piece of junk with leaks in the radiator, fuel tank, and exhaust.
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Major economic disruptions create major economic consequences. Since the 2020 COVID induced economic slowdown, the Federal Reserve (Fed) has tried to convince us they magically shielded us from any resulting negative economic consequences. Three years later, evidence is starting to pile up that the Fed simply delayed the inevitable consequences.
There's an old Jackson Brown song titled, “Running on Empty”. In the song Jackson sings, “I
don't know where I'm running now, I'm just running on”. That pretty much sums up recent economic activity. Things keep running along, but nobody seems quite sure where we're headed.
Legend has it that one day a nervous Henry Poor, the origin of the “P” in the S&P 500 stock index, asked J.D. Rockefeller where a very volatile stock market might be headed.
Taming a Demanding Monster
The Creation of Inflation
Why the Federal Reserve Bank Isn't...Reserved
In the last twelve months life seemed to run off the rails. Travel, socialization, work, entertainment, shopping, economics, and the stock market all took major deviations from their normal paths. As the COVID vaccination campaign marches forward, and health safety measures are relaxed, the feeling of life finally getting back on track is undeniable.