Daily Archive: Monday, August 3, 2009

First Lady Requires More Than 20 Attendants

[Skip to the end] Yes, seems to be seriously excessive! First Lady Requires More Than 20 Attendants By Dr. Paul L. Williams 1. $172,2000 – Sher, Susan (Chief Of Staff) 2. $140,000 – Frye, Jocelyn C. (Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Policy And Projects For The First Lady) 3. ...Read More


[Skip to the end] Agreed. We could see positive growth for while without much improvement in final demand, supported longer term by government, exports, and investment. Equity markets strong, better than expected earnings, with real estate to follow with a lag, and high unemployment keeping real wages/business costs down. Real wealth continues ...Read More

Taking a side on commercial real estate

[Skip to the end] Today’s news- rising oil/declining dollar means costs of materials and replacement costs rising. The only inflation risk comes with rising oil costs which are back up over 71 dollars this am, up from low 60’s last week. Rising consumption overseas in general seems to be driving up prices ...Read More

China GDP

[Skip to the end] Adding 14% to GDP is a very serious fiscal adjustment that clearly is working. And it is operationally sustainable if they so desire. Not to mention the credit expansion and foreign direct investment. Yes, there can always be setbacks, but nothing that a fiscal adjustment can’t handle. China: ...Read More