Category Archives: Economy

Where did 2018 go?

  Whew, what a week! On Friday the 2nd, an economic report came out stating that wages were increasing. ┬áThat surely was good news for the market… or was it? Higher wages mean┬áthe economy is reaching full employment, which means … Continue reading

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Dollar, where to?

The US Dollar has lost value against the world’s major currencies. Here we will analyze the causes, and try to predict its future path Continue reading

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Time to Call it a Bubble

It is not a question of if, but when will the crypto-currency bubble burst. We will explore the parallels with the dot-com bubble of 1999. Continue reading

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Does the Bull Have Legs?

The Barker Report is back, read the first post since 2016. A look back at 2017, the reasons behind the bull market, and whether it can be sustained in 2018 Continue reading

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It’s finally over!

So the race is over, and now the markets are reacting to President Elect Trump. Who are the winners and losers? Continue reading

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Tit for Tat?

Was the recent $14 billion fine imposed by the DOJ on DB payback for the back tax issue involving Apple a few weeks ago? Continue reading

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Rotten Apple? Think Again

Is Apple an evil corporation preying on weak countries to further its oppressive hold on the world, or are they simply doing what everybody in their right mind should be doing: seeking by all means a legal way to minimize their tax burden? Continue reading

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Fixed Income?

Where is the yield? Continue reading

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Brexit, Schmexit! Part 5: The Aftermath

Vote is in, Britain is out! Political and economical chaos, what next? Continue reading

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Brexit, Schmexit! Part 4: Europe

Having analyzed the effects of Brexit on the UK economy; with just a few hours before the vote, let’s now take a look at the effects on Europe Continue reading

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