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Category Archives: Labor Markets

Why Wages Are So Weak – A Thought Experiment

zerohedge.com   / by Steven Englander via Rafiki Capital Management / Jul 10, 2017 8:00 PM A thought experiment on why wages are so weak I propose a microeconomic rationale for why macro wage performance is so weak, despite tight labor markets. The idea is that we are getting paid less for our job-specific knowledge because technology is […]

US labor markets take a turn for the worse

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. investmentwatchblog.com / by Sober Look / June 6th, 2016 Friday’s US payrolls report, which to a large extent represents a latent effect of the US dollar rally over the past couple of years, was dismal. On a relative basis, hiring Americans has become more […]

O Wage Inflation, Where Art Thou?

zerohedge.com / by Shane Obata and Richardson GMP / 10/21/2015 12:49 The labor markets have been improving steadily since th­e financial crisis. Some people would argue that the US is at or near full employment. Even so, there is one piece of the puzzle that is still missing…higher wage inflation. The Fed’s mandate is to promote maximum employment […]

Economic Automatons Emerge to Attack James Grant’s The Forgotten Depression

mises.org / Christopher Westley / JUNE 9, 2015 For a few years now, a modern form of Luddite-ism has decried a seemingly ramped-up use of technology that is expected to upend labor markets in the near future to degrees heretofore unseen. In this world, what we know as fast food restaurants will become completely self-serve, with iPad-ish screens […]

WealthCycles: WealthCycles Video Report – January 2015

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Hello and Welcome to the first WealthCycles Video Report of 2015.  We’re only three weeks in and 2015 has already produced some fireworks in the global financial markets. In this episode Mike gets us caught up on the events that will […]

WealthCycles: WealthCycles Video Report – December 2014

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. We hope everyone enjoyed and got a lot out of the first WealthCycles Report last month.  Much has happened since then so we cover a lot of news in this month’s edition. In the 2nd episode of the WealthCycles Report Mike […]

WealthCycles: WealthCycles Video Report – December 2014

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. We hope everyone enjoyed and got a lot out of the first WealthCycles Report last month.  Much has happened since then so we cover a lot of news in this month’s edition.  In the 2nd episode of the WealthCycles Report Mike […]

WealthCycles: If Fed Printing Beneficial to Main Street, Can It Replace Federal Income Tax?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen spoke today, April 16, at the Economic Club of New York, on monetary policy and the economic“recovery.” As for exactly who is “recovering,” we would expect it is those receiving the newly printed cash. […]

WealthCycles: Depositors Should Prepare for Haircuts

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Bail-in has always been the template in the U.S., and as the chart below shows, many lost out in the S&L crisis, just as any one there, or willing to look it up, could tell you. With turmoil in markets, […]

WealthCycles: Inequality Due to Currency Debasement, State of The Union: Unemployed

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Back at the beginning of 2012, we first wrote about the new depression brought about by the redistribution of wealth away from the poor and middle class via ongoing and deliberate inflation. Since we’ve seen those working Full-Time Lose to […]