Danielle DiMartino Booth

As pendulums go, the current swing to the ostensibly wealthy far edges is one for the ages, the Gilded Ages. Gorgeous old mansions are being razed en masse to make way for zero-lot-line mortgaged monstrosities. Driving a Porsche is no longer a sufficient statement. And vacations to destinations with no butler service all but invite pity...

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Markets Stay Neutral While Assessing Next Move

How IPOs Come to Market

Today on The Bubba Show, Bubba Report contributor Keith Bliss from Cuttone and Company is back to talk with Bubba about markets and future expectations. Bubba asks Keith for his present views on the markets and Keith explains that the markets should stay rather neutral...

FED FANTASY

What's Ahead for the FED?

Here we go again! Interest rates, interest rates, interest rates. The biggest source of speculation at a Fed meeting - whether or not the board will decide to raise interest rates, which it has done only once since 2006 - is all but a foregone conclusion this time...

Surprise! More Double Talk from FED Chair Janet Yellen

The rhetoric is nauseating; no one in the Federal Reserve seems to grasp the overall problem in the US economy, as exhibited by the continued lying to the American people about how good the economy is. I am sure that Friday’s 1% GDP was reassurance enough to all of us...

What Exactly is “Data Dependent”?

“Data dependent” have been the magic words of the FED since the ridiculous zero interest rate policy began. The real question is, exactly what data are they dependent on? Unemployment is under 5%, I guess that is not the data they are looking for. Every day as I watch the pundits they keep telling me how good my situation is...

The Devil in Hillary Clinton’s Details

Hillary Clinton is an embarrassment for a presidential candidate just as she has been an embarrassment as our Secretary of State. She spoke in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday and spewed some of the same crap she always does, basically going all in on what she believes is a winning political strategy against Donald Trump...

Audit the FED

It’s about time the topic of auditing the Federal Reserve becomes a serious discussion in Washington. Efforts to conduct an unconventional audit of the FED are gaining traction. The Federal Reserve Transparency act will undergo the markup process in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.