Friday, February 24, 2012

Morning Journal - The unintended consequences of massive money printing


Economics
This Week’s Data


Update on housing affordability (short):
http://scottgrannis.blogspot.com/2012/02/update-on-bursting-of-housing-price.html

More evidence of global monetary easing (medium):
http://scottgrannis.blogspot.com/2012/02/japan-gets-serious-about-fighting.html

The unintended consequences of massive central bank money printing (medium):
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/eric-sprott-unintended-consequences

Total debt to total GDP (chart):
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/simple-matter-slopes

Politics
Domestic


A review of Romney’s tax plan (medium):
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203918304577239092290860440.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

The per capita debt of various countries (short):
http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2012/02/the-brokest-country-has-the-brokest-citizens.php

Which candidate’s budget proposals would reduce total US debt (short):
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/impartial-analysis-finds-only-ron-paul-would-cut-us-debt-burden


Steve Cook received his education in investments from Harvard, where he earned an MBA, New York University, where he did post graduate work in economics and financial analysis and the CFA Institute, where he earned the Chartered Financial Analysts designation in 1973. His 40 years of investment experience includes institutional portfolio management at Scudder, Stevens and Clark and Bear Stearns. Steve's goal at Strategic Stock Investments is to help other investors build wealth and benefit from the investing lessons he learned the hard way.