Heennnrrryyyy GGeeoooorrrgggeeee!!!!!

OK..  I can’t resist this one.  It’s just floating up there.

EPR has this story on County Councilman Matt Drozd upset over the valuations of 4 vacant properties he owns in the city. Their inconsistent valuation is evidence that the whole assessment is kaput. He really seems to say that his new property valuations . . . → Read More: Heennnrrryyyy GGeeoooorrrgggeeee!!!!!

The Sad State of Mainstream Economic Analysis

I have a new post up at In Mala Fide. An excerpt:

To be honest, this sounds like a lot of pious baloney. As Michael Beckley points out in a new article in International Security, “The United States is not in decline; in fact, it is now wealthier, more innovative, and more militarily powerful . . . → Read More: The Sad State of Mainstream Economic Analysis

Triple-Digit Oil Investing and a Natural Gas Price Rebound: Bill Powers

Powers Energy Investor Editor Bill Powers doesn’t shy away from microcaps; he embraces them. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, he explains why triple-digit oil is here to stay and how the best-positioned companies will be sitting pretty when natural gas prices rise—as will investors who time the rebound right.

The . . . → Read More: Triple-Digit Oil Investing and a Natural Gas Price Rebound: Bill Powers

Economic Events on February 1, 2012

The figures for motor vehicle sales for January will be released today.  The consensus estimate is that 13.6 million autos were sold last month, which would be the same as the previous month.

The Mortgage Bankers’ Association purchase index will be released at 7:00 AM Eastern time, providing an update on the quantity of . . . → Read More: Economic Events on February 1, 2012