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WARREN MOSLER
Warren Mosler is an American economist and theorist, and one of the leading voices in the field of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT). Presently, Warren resides on St. Croix, in the US Virgin Islands, where he owns and operates Valance Co., Inc.

Mosler Economics

Housing starts, Stock buybacks

Reversed some but still higher than expected, and still historically depressed: However, the weather was very nice again in January (just like in December), and the weather probably had a significant impact on the seasonally adjusted housing starts number. The winter months of December and January have the largest seasonal factors, so nice weather can really have an impact. A huge driver of stock prices got off to its worst start in 7 years, but that could change Share...

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Bank loans, Containers, Bloomberg

Largely unchanged for over a year now: Historically depressed, and adjusted for inflation and population growth real estate lending growth isn’t much above 0: This much credit tightening has historically been followed by recession: Still no candidates showing an understanding of monetary operations, so it’s not a distinction :( Bloomberg unveils plans for Americans’ Social Security, retirement savings

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JOLTS, Small business index, Household debt, Wholesale inventories and sales, Germany

https://tradingeconomics.com/united-states/job-offers The number of job openings in the US fell by 364,000 to 6.423 million in December 2019 from a revised 6.787 million in November and well below market expectations of 7.0 million. It was the lowest level since December 2017, as openings slumped by 332 thousand in the private sector and were down by 32 thousand in government. Over the year, the job openings level declined by 14.9 percent. Still with the trumped up...

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