720Global

Has This Cycle Reached Its Tail?

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Mar, 19, 2019

We asked a few friends what the picture below looks like, and most told us they saw a badly drawn bird with a wide open beak. Based on the photograph…

>> Read More

Jerome Powell on 60 Minutes: Fact Check

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Mar, 13, 2019

On Sunday, March 11, 2019, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was interviewed by Scott Pelley on 60 Minutes. We thought it would be helpful to cite a few sections of…

>> Read More

Navigating With The R Star

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Mar, 6, 2019

“It’s difficult to make predictions, especially about the future.” – Niels Bohr On November 28, 2018, Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman Jerome Powell gave a speech at the Economics Club of…

>> Read More

Will The Pound Get Pounded?

Written by Erik Lytikainen | Mar, 5, 2019

British pound futures have been declining against the US dollar since November 2007. Over that period the pound has fallen from a high of over $2.10 US dollars per pound…

>> Read More

Fables, Fairy Tales and the Gold Standard

Written by Erik Lytikainen | Feb, 13, 2019

President Trump often tweets about the strength and health of the U.S. economy, and two weeks ago, he tweeted that the U.S. economy was the Gold Standard throughout the World….

>> Read More

Economics on Gilligan’s Island

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Feb, 6, 2019

Economics on Gilligan’s Island Famed economist Henry Hazlitt wrote the economics classic, Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics. The book is quite popular…

>> Read More

Quick Take: January 30, 2019 Fed Meeting

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Jan, 31, 2019

NOTE: This article was released yesterday to our RIA PRO subscribers. For timely, actionable information, you can get a FREE trial now by entering the CODE: PRO30. The statement and…

>> Read More