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Brian Wesbury

Are stock market fluctuations a bad thing?
Date: January 4, 2017
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Not really. Watch our video blog for the reasons why.

Spooked by what you hear in the media?
Date: December 22, 2016
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Michael Rogan, founder of Rogan & Associates discusses why you shouldn’t take what you hear in the media to heart.

Is Financial Planning all about numbers and math?
Date: December 15, 2016
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Despite what you might think, financial planning is not about numbers and math. Rogan & Associates founder Michael Rogan explains why in this video blog.

Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: Brexit Redux?
Date: October 31, 2016
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It’s not like we all don’t know that certain media outlets favor certain candidates. Some outlets seem “more fair” than others, but some go to absurd lengths to spin the news. We’re referring to the news on Friday that the FBI was taking a second look at Hillary Clinton’s emails, apparently due to messages uncovered […]

Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: Does Growth Kill or Is There No Growth?
Date: October 18, 2016
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Two weekend articles, in major US newspapers, left us shaking our heads. The Washington Post wrote that “economic growth actually kills people,” while The Wall Street Journal published a piece saying, ironically, we should get used to slow growth – it’s normal. Both are ridiculous. First, The Washington Post cited statistical studies that blame premature […]

Brian Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: Inflation Ready to Rise
Date: October 10, 2016
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  One of the key excuses for the Federal Reserve to hold off raising rates again and again, and to raise them very slowly, is that inflation remains extremely low. The consumer price index is up only 1.1% in the past year. The Fed’s preferred measure of inflation – for personal consumption expenditures, or PCE […]

Why We Plan – Election, Year End, and 2017
Date: October 5, 2016
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We thought we would take a moment in the midst of all the election noise to review where we are today, what you should expect between now and the end of the year, and what to expect from 2017 and beyond. First, let’s talk about where each of you are today and how you are […]

Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: Hockey, Trump and Brexit, a great read.
Date: June 6, 2016
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Earlier this year, NHL hockey fans were asked to vote for the captains of the four teams to face off in this year’s new AllStar tourney. Three of the picks were players you’d expect: Jaromir Jagr from the Florida Panthers, Alex Ovechkin from the Washington Capitals, and Patrick Kane from the Chicago Blackhawks: True Gods […]

Brian Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: Don’t Short the Participation Rate!
Date: April 4, 2016
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Last Friday was an interesting day. For years now, the US has consistently added jobs and the unemployment rate has steadily fallen. But, the Pouting Pundits of Pessimism keep arguing that a falling unemployment rate is only because of weak growth in the labor force. So, on Friday, when the employment data for March were […]

Money Misperceptions
Date: March 21, 2016
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Brian Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook on Money Misperceptions: 1 – The Panic of 2008 was not caused by tight monetary policy. 2 – Zero percent interest rate policy (ZIRP) and Quantitative Easing (QE) did not save the US or global economies. 3 – Monetary policy in the US is getting looser as the Fed hikes […]