The Dollar, Deficits and International Trade (for the Yacht-less) Trying to make a topic like this understandable is only slightly less daunting than explaining the meaning of life, but I recently had an insight about this topic that I want to pass along, so here goes . . . I’ve been thinking about all this since the dollar began plunging against the value of most other
Economic Review and Market Outlook Despite an unfolding economic slowdown, a market that is long overdue for a decline, and a real estate market that continues to deteriorate, the stock markets continue to do OK. In the past few months I have come to believe that the stock markets are benefiting from investors who are fleeing real estate and need another place to put their money.