Category: Finance & Economics

I’ve been a fan of economic analysis since my high school days, when I read an article in the Baltimore Sun which explained how government contracts with a 10% profit limit can be gotten around. The trick involved setting up multiple companies, each passing off the contract to the next with their 10% built-in profit.

As an undergraduate, I minored in economics. My career has been in data processing, focused on financial systems.

I support free markets with regulations to protect their honest operation. My sympathy lies with the hard-working employee, since  executives already take care of themselves.

The Cost of Tea

The Republicans and the Tea Party want to balance the budget and shrink the government. Laudable goals, but you have to get through the immediate economic reactions of lower aggregate demand – unemployment increase with government workers and sagging GDP growth. … and the lost Republican majority in the Senate …