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- An Ode to George Bailey, Credit in a Banking-less World and How Much QE Is Enough
- The Writing Is on the Wall: There Will Be Wealth Taxes
- The Writing Is On the Wall: Wealth Protection in Today’s Environment
- The No Mo or Mighty Mo Forecast and Harry Truman’s Quest for a One-Armed Economist
- Regulation, Gravity and The “Isms”: The Education of a President
- The Vulnerability of Private Wealth to Government Financial Stress
QEs, Currency Wars, the Trillion Dollar Platinum Coin and the Route to “Modern” Inflation
A government faced with financing its deficits in quantities some multiple of private saving must resort to monetary schemes in order to keep its promises to spend. Monetary schemes are essentially costless ways to pay the government’s bills today while … Continue reading →
About the Spellman ReportLew Spellman is a Professor of Finance at the University of Texas McCombs School of Business. The Spellman Report seeks to interpret current and future trends in the economy and financial markets from the perspective of history, theory, policy and market expectations.
Category Archives: Investment Perspectives
Contact Beck Capital Investments In December, when my 2012 view became positive, I questioned whether I was misinterpreting the value of the LTRO and the Chinese reduction in their Bank Reserve Requirements, as I appeared to be alone in my … Continue reading
With recent volatility, I think a note on basic investing is valuable. First, markets move both up & down. Don’t get too elated when they make big moves up or too anxious when they make a big move down. Ask … Continue reading
Happy New Year and may 2011 investing be as profitable as 2010 which saw our accounts quadruple the returns of the World Stock index and double the U.S. markets, which were the best in the world last year. As we enter 2011 we can expect a mixed bag of opportunities and challenges. Continue reading