Danielle DiMartino Booth

It is said that the Great Inflation gave way to the Great Moderation, so named due to the decrease in macroeconomic volatility the U.S. economy enjoyed from the 1980s through the onset of that third ‘Great,’ The Great Financial Crisis...

Danielle DiMartino Booth

Irish Playwright Oscar Wilde defied Aristotle’s memorable mimesis: Art imitates Life. In his 1889 essay The Decay of Lying, Wilde opined that, “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life.” Jackson Pollock, the American painter, aesthetically rejected both philosophies as facile. We are left to ponder the genius of his work, which in hindsight, leaves no doubt that Art intimidated Life...

Danielle DiMartino Booth

Wouldn’t we all rather be watching Wimbledon? Instead, we’re obligated to be properly productive and tune in to watch Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testify to Congress. After all, it could well be her last rodeo as actual nominees to the Federal Reserve and rumors of her replacement light up the Twittersphere...

FED Driving Phony Growth

Mike Brown and Danielle DiMartino Booth join Bubba again today! Bubba recaps the week's events, while calling for the top of the markets, while discussing what to look for and how to trade markets that are in a topping formation...

FED Players Receive Special Treatment

Markets, Politics, and More…

After months of searching, Bubba finds Mike Brown and welcomes him back to the show. Bubba wants to know what Mike sees in the near term and what his expectations are from the market. Bubba discusses the grains and cattle markets with Marlin Bohling from Rural Rally Radio and talks more with FED insider Danielle DiMartino Booth...

Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America

FED Holds Little Value in Current State

Today, The Bubba Show welcomes back the Author of FED UP, Danielle DiMartino Booth. Danielle spent many years working for the FED and talks about the release of her bestselling book, Fed Up: An Insider's Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America...

Danielle DiMartino Booth

Well, car sales have fallen…again. They are now down 2.1 percent in the first six months of the year. At their current 16.5-million-unit rate, sales are at their lowest in nearly 2 ½ years. Across the Atlantic, the hawkish chorus is swelling to a crescendo. It is looking increasingly as if Yellen’s British and European counterparts will have to signal the largest largesse has come and gone...

Danielle DiMartino Booth

The question on so many oil producers’ minds is whether they can take central bankers’ banking on slumping oil prices as ‘transitory’ to the bank. Is stabilization in the cards after the six-month rout in prices? Oil exporting countries sure would like to know as would investors inclined to own junk bonds...