Author Archives: John Thomas

Markets Poised for Huge Surge in 2020

Stocks hit record highs on Monday and notched their fourth straight gain as a so-called phase one trade deal between China and the U.S. clears the path higher for Wall Street to end a banner year. In fact, with the closing rally on Monday, The Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed 28,332.74 on meaning it has gained 10,000 points — or ...

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Small Businesses Benefit from Fed’s Low Rates

I would imagine that there are many small businesses across America that have never heard of the Federal Reserve Board (the “Fed”), and most, one would assume, have no idea of what they do, especially for the small business community. Borrowing money for your company comes at a cost, and that cost is interest, and the lower the interest rate ...

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A Middle-Class Tax Cut is just what the Doctor Ordered

How prescient of Donald Trump to again use the expertise of Larry Kudlow at a time where both he and the country could use a shot in the arm of economic adrenaline to keep the economy rolling. This is the divide that will either bring the U.S. into a greater place of prosperity or it will roll back the seasons ...

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How Inequality will affect the future of Capitalism

It’s interesting when the cream rises to the top of an economic society it is questioned, and rightly so in a republic, for its virtues. It is easy to look in the rearview mirror and point fingers at the billionaires who changed the way the bourgeoisie lives. Liz Warren (friends call her Liz) believes that you only need a modicum ...

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Auto Industry Mega Mergers – Saving Grace or Short Term Fix?

Like Band-Aids on a skinned knee or a finger in the dyke, large scale mergers between automobile manufacturers is the latest methodology in the path toward salvation. It’s really only a matter of time until the perfect storm of confluences sinks car makers. This isn’t something the economy looks forward to by the way. A robust auto manufacturing sector is ...

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Warren’s National Healthcare Proposal Unmasked as Fantasy

Whenever I undertake a piece regarding Elizabeth Warren I try to preface it with deep breathing exercises, meditation, soft music and low lights to calm my nerves in order to put together cogent thoughts on her polemic financial rhetoric. Okay, I’m starting already. Perhaps it would be best if editorials would not post a picture of Warren. Her mean faced, ...

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Your Private Data being SOLD! Here is what is being done about it.

The ubiquitous topic of private data is one I would imagine we will never fully know or understand. Artificial intelligence manipulating our data in exponential ways that surely could never be traced to one particular input from your keystrokes or mouse. Besides, what can one person do to stop big tech and its insatiable desire for information? In steps one ...

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Collegiate Athletes are One-Step Closer to getting a paycheck

If you haven’t heard, college students who participate in athletics are on the cusp of being allowed to receive compensation for the use of their name, likeness, jersey, etc. In a press release on Monday, the NFL Players Association announced that it will collaborate with the National College Players Association to explore how college athletes could receive compensation for their ...

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