An Economy of One – September 7, 2016

Hour 1: Negative interest rates have the opposite effect governments intend; Why don’t we borrow when interest rates are so low? Banks don’t lend because: 1. Regulators don’t want them to lend to anyone but the federal government & 2. Banks don’t have the reserves; Commander Kirk Lippold (USN Ret.) on Iran.  Hour 2: NFL…

An Economy of One – February 3, 2016

Hour 1: Going cashless – some of the made-up reasons; The most taught economists in universities (Karl Marx tops the list!); What a cashless society would look like; Creating efficiency in warehouses while reducing jobs.  Hour 2: Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute; NIRP – Negative interest rates; NINJA loans are back; Latest fad –…

An Economy of One – December 15, 2015

Hour 1: Will the Fed raise interest rates?; Bonds; How Dodd-Frank affected liquidity in the market; How an arbitrage works/ NIRP.  Hour 2: The government’s ‘Lists’; ISIS/ISIL/IS? Are they all interchangeable?; Fake bomb threats close malls; Movement in the Paris Climate Talks. 

An Economy of One – December 9, 2014

Hr 1:  Gary serves Jury Duty; the Nanny State and what laws are worth killing or dying for?; What indicators should be considered when buying or selling gold?; Coming to America – NIRP! Hr 2: The CRomnibus bill; Caller Adam asks about silver; Caller Greg on the CRomnibus bill and market volatility; The Toledo Blade’s …