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History and Health of the US Dollar

The USD as we know it today began as a vastly different creature – in name and in kind. The USD began in the 1780s as the Spanish silver coin named the pieces of eight, which the continental Congress chose to use as their money because the global markets were familiar with this coin.

Money Creation and Global Inflation

Monetary history on planet Earth is home to numerous inflationary crises, some of which simply do not seem possible. We mentioned that a nation can experience an over-increase in money supply by creating too much money. What? Creating? Precisely. 

Global Inflation Crisis and the Rise in Prices

It so appears that global inflation can be highly important, particularly during the GFC. Why? The inflation rate can be a major, if not fundamental factor in determining how much I can purchase with my money. The higher the inflation, the less my currency is worth, the less I can purchase.

Definition of Global Inflation

Global inflation crisis. What is global inflation’s role as a cause of the financial crisis? The global financial crisis seems to be an increasingly popular and powerful subject – having an increasingly itching effect on the flows of currency and the thirst for profit.

Massachusetts Cutting Jobless Benefits for Thousands

With Massachusetts’ state unemployment rate falling under 8%, jobless benefits will be cutoff for an estimated 20,000 residents with 6,500 being cut off as early as July. The unemployment rate has decreased enough to slash eligibility for extended federal jobless benefits as well.

Riding It Out On The Great Financial Roller Coaster – The United States’ Early Panics: Part 3 of 4

In this, part 3 of a 4 part series examining the tumultuous history of American financial crises, we will examine the boom of the 1920s that led to the Great Depression. In part 2, we examined the Panic of 1819 and the precedent it set for the bigger financial meltdowns that would come.

Riding It Out On The Great Financial Roller Coaster – The United States’ Early Panics: Part 2 of 4

In this 4 part series we will examine the rich history, no pun intended, of financial crises in the United States. In part 1 of this 4 part series, we learned the definitions and terms used to explain financial crises in general. Now we start with one of the most devastating financial crises to ever hit the U.S., the panic of 1819, leading into the Roaring Twenties.

Riding It Out On The Great Financial Roller Coaster – The United States’ Early Panics: Part 1 of 4

Panics, depressions or any economic crisis resulting in bankruptcies of companies and individuals, dissolution of banks, and vast unemployment, reducing millions to destitution and beggary is the greatest financial horror of all. Over the centuries, the United States has endured several notable crises such as those in 1815, 1819, 1837, 1857, 1869, 1873, 1893, 1901 and 1907 with the most notable exceptions occurring in 1837, 1893 and 1929. In this 4 part series, we will detail and examine the roller coaster ride that these disasters have taken the American people on, as well as large parts of the world, over the past few centuries.

US Economic Data and Factory Order Numbers Skewed by Foreign Aircraft Sales Abroad

We sure see a lot of economic data news, but how much of the American People really know what on Earth it means? Some of it sounds real good, makes everyone happy as peaches, and sure that helps the consumer confidence a bit, and less-than-savvy investors, but is it real – most likely not. “Figures lie and liars Figure” is a very popular quote used by Political Research Analysts who specialize in data manipulation to propel political agendas – that is just a known reality.

An American Way of Empire

Ever wondered what this whole idea of Globalization is all about? Is this a good thing? Why are American jobs are going overseas? And why would America do this? Read on.

America Is Becoming Less Optimistic About The Future

A poll taken in early June, after the unemployment rate climbed to 9.1%, indicates consumer confidence has fallen to its lowest level since the president took office in January 2009. Only 3 in 10 Americans, across all age groups, expect the economy to improve in the next year. And, half of all respondents say it is very or somewhat likely the country will enter a Depression similar to that of the 1930’s.

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