Assets & Debt

College Should Be Free, But Not For The Reasons You Think

October 24, 2015 0 Comments
College Should Be Free, But Not For The Reasons You Think

I’ve already discussed the problem with skyrocketing tuition cost, and the many factors (well, the only factor) attributing to that growth. The problem is that none of the policies enacted thus far as worked to mitigate the problem. So, maybe we should consider the possibility of making college available to everyone. That’s a very popular […]

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Fed Study: Federal Financial Aid Drives Up College Tuition Cost

August 20, 2015 0 Comments
Fed Study: Federal Financial Aid Drives Up College Tuition Cost

I wasn’t exactly sure a study for this would ever surface because it really isn’t necessary. Understandably, the issue over surging college tuition cost has been vexing for most people. After all, economics is a difficult concept to grasp, and people (as a collective) usually cannot understand the mistakes they’ve done until some professors in […]

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Jamie Dimon: Elizabeth Warren Doesn’t The Understand Global Banking System

June 19, 2015 0 Comments
Jamie Dimon: Elizabeth Warren Doesn’t The Understand Global Banking System

I’m glad someone decided to say something, besides Warren Buffett, who really didn’t say anything substantial. I was beginning to think this woman would go throughout her entire career without being challenged. Last Wednesday, JP Morgan Chase & Co CEO Jamie Dimon had some rather choice words to say about the Senator from Massaechutts. Jamie […]

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Tsipras: Mission Accomplished…

February 21, 2015 0 Comments
Tsipras: Mission Accomplished…

At least, that is how I’m going to interpret it with his statement on Twitter. We took a decisive step leaving austerity, Memoranda & Troika behind-a decisive step to allow for change in #Eurozone pic.twitter.com/ojt2aVAZY5 — Alexis Tsipras (@tsipras_eu) February 21, 2015 But wait, there’s more. Alexis Tsipras goes on to say, “We won a […]

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What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Grexit

February 17, 2015 3 Comments
What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Grexit

One thing we didn’t expect from this ordeal was the bailout negotiations to be so short. Talks between Greece and eurozone officials was expected to go on well into the night. Instead, the talks ended in just a matter of hours (4 hours to be exact). EU officials offered Greece a 6 month extension on […]

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Radio Shack Files For Bankruptcy

February 5, 2015 0 Comments
Radio Shack Files For Bankruptcy

I called it… Radio Shack is about that Chapter 11 lyfe, now… — Andre (@Hedgology) February 2, 2015 Then again, I wasn’t the only one. The credit markets have been assuming this one for at least a year. Not that I ever purchased or bought anything from RadioShack frequently, but others have some found memories […]

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Household Net Worth Tumbles in Q3

December 26, 2014 0 Comments
Household Net Worth Tumbles in Q3

US household net worth takes a dive for the first time in 11 financial quarters, after years and years of centrally induced banking viagra, also known as Quantitative Easing. Getting into the boring details  in simple terms, in Q3 households household debt outpaced assets. That is generally how net worth falls.  But why exactly did net […]

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Foreigners Dump The Most US Stocks Since 2007

December 22, 2014 0 Comments
Foreigners Dump The Most US Stocks Since 2007

The treasury may not keep much ‘treasure’ at its facilities, but it does keep a ton of good data. Aside from its bond auction results and the TARP information it collects regularly, we have the Treasury International Capital report, which tracks cross-boarder portfolio investment flows of US and Foreign residents (which also includes jufirms, government agencies, corporations, […]

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