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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

Waiting for a Miracle

Wall Street By David Stockman.  |  April 18, 2019

Since man cannot live without miracles, he will provide himself with miracles of his own making. Read More

The Superheroes of Monetary Central Planning

Wall Street By David Stockman.  |  April 1, 2019

Somebody has to do it, don’t you see? Somebody has to save the world... Read More

On Security Blankets

Wall Street By David Stockman.  |  March 20, 2019

This blanket is a necessity. It keeps me from cracking up. It may be regarded as a spiritual tourniquet. Without it, I'd be nothing, a ship without a rudder. Read More

Frabjous Fed Makes Wall Street Chortle

Wall Street By David Stockman.  |  March 26, 2019

Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe; All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. Read More