The Problem With Vig

The vig can become a crushing economic force. The term “vig” is short for “vigorish” which in gambling is the difference between what is wagered and what is won. Vig also describes the interest to a loan from loan sharks.  Street loans are...

Dollar Danger in Nature’s Law

Nature abhors a vacuum.   We should never defy this law.  Yet billions do every day… by borrowing. We must have a balance in all things.   Work… play.  Awake… sleep.  Eating… exercise.  Earning… spending.  Borrowing… saving. In...

$24,411,569,716.36

The Huge 2020 RiskHere is a huge risk that could explode in 2020. I hope I am wrong… but the numbers are clear. According to Treasurydirect.com, (1) as of December 26, 2020 the total US public debt was 23 trillion and 845 billion dollars. This is not a...

One Benefit of Low Interest Rates

Low interest rates can bring us profits because we do know one thing that low interest rates will cause the US government to do….and that is to  Spend. Historical chart of US dollar interest rates from Federal Reserve of St. Louis Warren Buffet once said that in...

How to Make Money from the Deficits of the Deficit

Imbalance is bad.   Nature hates a vacuum or any one directional acceleration.  The longer such imbalances last, the greater the corrections.  Eat too much, run too long, drink too deeply, rise too high, go too fast, get too deeply in debt and there will be a price to...