Tag: deflation (page 1 of 2)

The Age of Deleveraging

I just finished reading a book from one of my financial mentors.

The Age of Deleveraging: Investment Strategies for a Decade of Slow Growth and Deflation
The Age of Deleveraging: Investment Strategies for a Decade of Slow Growth and Deflation is by A. Gary Shilling. Back when I used to spend hours every day … [continue reading]

Four New Books That I Can’t Wait To Read

Usually I don’t mind waiting a few months or years to get my hands on a library copy of a book. Not right now though. Here are four books that either just came out or will be coming out before … [continue reading]

Eye of the Hurricane

Right now we are in the eye of the hurricane. For weeks we’ve heard economists talk about recovery and green shoots. Nonsense. Note that these economists are the same ones the missed the recession and credit crisis in … [continue reading]

Move Called Off – Staying in Queen Anne

I changed my mind and accepted an offer to extend my lease for 6 months with a 5% reduction in rent. I’m sure I could have found a cheaper place, but my back injury made me reassess the move.

For … [continue reading]

Sign of the Times – The Counter Offer

As deflationary pressure builds in the economy, cash becomes more valuable. It goes to reason that those with cash are now in a strong position to ask for a better deal. I have cash and like everyone else, I’d like … [continue reading]

As Soon As I Get My Head Round You

All day long I’ve reading, researching and thinking about Paulson’s No Banker Left Behind Plan and what is going to happen to the economy. This post isn’t about the guilty parties that got us in this bailout mess or why … [continue reading]