Posts ByBowyer Research, Author at Affluent Christian Investor
Shemitah Years and Blood Moons as Market Timing Tools
The hypothesis that the years 2014-2015 are of high prophetic significance based on the conjunction of lunar eclipses, Hebrew holidays and an alleged ‘Shemitah” year has gained rapid attention in evangelical Christian circles. This approach has become more than the … Read More
Norway: Proof Socialism Works?
The Nordic “socialist” countries have received an unusual amount of attention in international news lately. While Sweden, Denmark, and Finland have received attention for a political crisis, a formal claim on the North Pole, and a complicated relationship with NATO respectively, Norway has … Read More
Four Things Putin Won In Ukraine
President Putin has been the central figure of the crisis in Ukraine, and the most watched figure in international politics for the last 6 months. Given his status, it would be prudent to consider exactly what he has achieved in … Read More
Russia Sanctions: “Biting” or Toothless?
• The US sanctions of July 16th primarily targeted the ability of Russian companies to raise capital denominated in US dollars. Targeted companies will not have access to US capital markets for loans with 90-day or longer maturities.
• The … Read More
What Hobby Lobby Means for Big Healthcare Firms
Abortifacient Manufacturers, in Light of Hobby Lobby Case
On Monday, June 30th, the Supreme Court overruled an Obamacare mandate that forced family-owned corporations, such as Hobby Lobby, to pay for “emergency contraceptives” and birth control for their employees.
This paper … Read More
As Investment Grows, Human Rights Do Too
There is a common misconception among the critics of free global investment markets that political oppression and capitalism go together. Their view entails the idea that, throughout history, states have sacrificed civil liberties in pursuit of economic development. This view … Read More