Tag Archives: Federal Reserve

The Russian Crisis Deepens

By Karl Spain My blog has focused on Russia and Europe a lot this year, if this doesn’t interest you, I apologize, it’s just a lot is happening there, of great importance. I’m going to quote extensively now from a … Continue reading

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Why will the stock market crash?

by Karl Spain  The market is a reflection of basic economic activity in the United States, and even though it’s daily performance often has nothing to do with the talked about events of the day, the underlying algorithms that drive … Continue reading

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FED decides to keep QE going past October at $15B month

I try to write about things you may not be consciously following, but that fundamentally affect your life, particularly when they change.   Which is why one of the things I follow closely, is the QE number. For those of … Continue reading

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Why Regulations are definitely a factor in the decline of Entrepreneurship

Regulations are definitely a factor. Small businesses, (how most new ones start out), simply can’t keep up with the paperwork required by law today. I would list all the stupid regulations and taxes and filing requirements, but it would bore … Continue reading

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What is an entrepreneur and why are they valuable?

By Karl Spain As an entrepreneur, having started over 30 businesses, and run them, in all shapes and sizes, from a chain of six daily newspapers to an IT company working for Tommy Hilfiger in NYC, from companies with one … Continue reading

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