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Affluent Christian Investor | August 22, 2017

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September 1, 2015 |

Grumbling is Unproductive… and Contagious

“Then they despised the pleasant land; they did not believe his promise. They grumbled in their tents and did not obey the Lord”

– Psalm 106:24-25.

The Israelites were a nasty, unruly lot as they left Egypt and … Read More

September 1, 2015 |

The NLRB Cannot Stop Northwestern’s Football Players From Unionizing

Last year there was a burst of excitement in some quarters over the prospect of college football players forming a union. Leftists nearly always think that unions are good because they supposedly promote social justice and when an apparent … Read More

August 31, 2015 |

US Stock Market Predicting Recession?

After the stock market stumbling through the past two weeks, you will hear top mainstream economists repeat the old joke that the market has predicted ten of the last eight recessions. The point of the joke is to belittle the … Read More

August 31, 2015 |

Market Panic: The Unforgettable Week

This has not been a week that me or my team are going to forget any time soon. For those of you who chose to pay attention to the market last week (we hope that is a small number), … Read More

August 31, 2015 |

Another “GLITCH?” ETF Failure Hit the Markets and Hints at Financial Terrorism

Last month, the New York Stock Exchange froze. The same day, United Airlines was grounded. And The Wall Street Journal website went offline. Two days later, TD Ameritrade had a serious outage. We were told it was “just a glitch” in … Read More

August 31, 2015 |

Procrastination: Read About it Now, Not Later

“A thousand years in your sight are like a day that has just gone by, or like a watch in the night”

– Psalm 90:4.

This verse should cause you to think of its equivalent in the New … Read More

August 28, 2015 |

If The Fed Is Always Wrong How Can Its Policies Ever Be Right?

One of the most curiously persistent surrealisms of Washington, DC is the reflexive deference given the Federal Reserve System. The Washington elite tends to accord more infallibility to the Fed than do Catholics the Pope.

Now comes one of the … Read More

August 28, 2015 |

America: Not a Nation, But a Confederation Under God

This confederation of nation-States would be bound together under a compactual agreement or covenant which would not form a new nation, although specific elements of a nation-state would be brought to bear;[1] but a confederacy of free and independent nation-States. … Read More

August 28, 2015 |

The Exquisite Market Setup

There is an exquisite setup building once again. Tight fundamentals in the gold market apply upwards pressure on the price. For quite a while, we have been saying gold’s fundamental price was around a hundred bucks above the market … Read More

August 28, 2015 |

Acting on What You Hear

“I removed the burden from their shoulders; their hands were set free from the basket. In your distress you called and I rescued you, I answered you out of a thundercloud; I tested you at the waters of Meribah”

August 28, 2015 |

Russia, China, Iran, and the Dollar as Reserve Currency – Part Four

We have long discussed the threats against the dollar as well as dire predictions that the dollar would lose its reserve currency status. But historically, it has been the position of the U.S. Treasury and U.S. State Department that the dollar … Read More

August 27, 2015 |

What The Chinese Stock Bust and US Productivity Decline Have In Common

Though it was recently announced that productivity in the US rose 1.3% from the previous quarter, Alan Greenspan is worried about the collapse in productivity:

“I think it’s the most serious problem that confronts not only the United States … Read More

August 27, 2015 |

Cruella Deville-ville, When Government Came For the Puppies

In an ideal world, the law would shield people from aggression by others, allowing them to peacefully use their lives, liberties, and property as they desire.

In our actual world, however, many people cannot resist the urge to turn … Read More

August 27, 2015 |

What Followers Owe to Leaders and What They Don’t.

“You led your people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron”

– Psalm 77:20.

God was the One leading in the wilderness, but He did so through His appointed leaders, Moses and Aaron. God is … Read More

August 27, 2015 |

Managers Who Know the Numbers, But Not the Product, Don’t Know Anything

So things aren’t working out so well for vaunted 3G Capital – the darling of the investment world who bought Budweiser, Heinz, Burger King and more and went through them with loads of largely insignificant cost reduction edicts. Demanding that … Read More

August 26, 2015 |

The Real Reason Why All Of Washington Is Out Of Touch: The “Money-Empathy Gap”

A specter is haunting America. It is rooted in something called the “Money-Empathy Gap.”

This gap besets the left as well as the right. It besets Democrats (with the exception of Bernie Sanders) as well as Republicans.

The most … Read More

August 26, 2015 |

Data Says Rumors of Hillary’s Death Somewhat Exaggerated

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has been experiencing what many political analysts are describing as an “implosion” over the past several weeks. The combination of her inability to defend herself over the email scandal, and Bernie Sanders’ becoming a serious candidate, … Read More

August 26, 2015 |

Clear Conclusions Concerning QE

Japan was recently slammed with more bad economic news; growth contracted yet again in the second quarter. Gross Domestic Product for the world’s third largest economy fell by an annualized 1.6% in the three months ended in June.

The economic … Read More

August 26, 2015 |

How to Cope When You Don’t Have Customers

“We are given no signs from God; no prophets are left, and none of us knows how long this will be”

– Psalm 74:9.

One time I was in a tough place financially, and the phone rang for … Read More

August 26, 2015 |

From the Sinai Desert to the New World

Well above all civilizations, the ancient Hebrews were the structure and law followed by American Founding generation. A significant study of other civilizations, like the Greeks, Romans, and others, were evaluated by Enlightenment writer Charles Montesquieu, but the most perfect … Read More

August 25, 2015 |

Russia, China, Iran, and the Dollar as Reserve Currency – Part Three

This is the third part of what is now a four-part update. As a reminder, Part One shared about the Russian economic collapse and the implications for global economic war. Part Two covered the Chinese slowdown and IMF (temporary) rejection of … Read More

August 25, 2015 |

Training the Chinese Dragon in Economics

The story of China’s great leap forward to slightly freer markets is well known. Around 30 million people starved to death in the 1960s and the West fed the Chinese in the 1970s. Deng Xiaoping took over after Mao died … Read More

August 25, 2015 |

Is This the End?

The markets are set to open Thursday under significant distress, following a 150 point drop in the Dow yesterday. Commodities continue to be in free fall, especially crude oil which sits at $41 per barrel, a low not seen … Read More

August 25, 2015 |

It’s Not Just About You: Team/Body Thinking

“Lord, the Lord Almighty, may those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me; God of Israel, may those who seek you not be put to shame because of me”

– Psalm 69:6.

The psalmist was … Read More

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