Wall Street

Wall Street

You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

Stock Market By David Stockman.  |  March 4, 2020

Power resides only where men believe it resides. [...] A shadow on the wall, yet shadows can kill. And ofttimes a very small man can cast a very large shadow. – George R.R. Read More

Dumbed-Up Davos Man

Trump By David Stockman.  |  February 7, 2020

The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false-face for the urge to rule it. Power is what all messiahs really seek: not the chance to serve. Read More

Runaway Train

Stock Market By David Stockman.  |  February 7, 2020

It was like when you make a move in chess and just as you take your finger off the piece, you see the mistake you've made, and there's this panic because you don't know yet Read More

There’s Still No Free Lunch

Budget By David Stockman.  |  January 15, 2020

Everything we get, outside of the free gifts of nature, must in some way be paid for. Read More

Who Separates Wall Street From Main Street?

Wall Street By David Stockman.  |  August 2, 2019

Hey, pretty noisy Friday… Wall Street was already and is still chagrined by the Federal Reserve’s too-soft commitment to a rate-cutting cycle. Read More

Needs, Wants, “Data,” and Easy Money

Wall Street By David Stockman.  |  July 26, 2019

I can’t say it better myself, so I’m going to cut right to Sven Henrich: Based on recent data the only reason the Fed would cut rates at this precise moment in time is because Read More

Our Monetary Mess

Wall Street By David Stockman.  |  June 4, 2019

Within certain limits, it is actually true that the less money you have, the less you worry. – George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London(1933) ... Read More

It’s All a Big Empty

Wall Street By David Stockman.  |  May 30, 2019

What was the use of my having come from Oakland it was not natural to have come from there yes write about if I like or anything if I like but not there, there is Read More

In Plain Sight

Wall Street By David Stockman.  |  May 2, 2019

Potyomkin indeed decorated existing cities and villages, but made no secret that this was a decoration. – A.M. Panchenko, “Potemkin Villages as a Cultural Myth” (1983) ... Read More

Wall Street Grows, Main Street Slows

Wall Street By David Stockman.  |  April 25, 2019

Under pretence of governing they have divided their nations into two classes, wolves and sheep. I do not exaggerate. This is a true picture of Europe. Read More