Calvin's thoughts

Politics, finance, programming, and everything in between
Created 09 Jan 2021
  • Here come the pitch forks
    03 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    Doomberg recently ran several pieces on insider trading and inappropriate behavior at the Fed, one on chairman Jerome Powell’s plummeting chances of re-election, and another on Robert Kaplan’s spectac...
  • US federal budget and US corporates - expect far higher corporate taxes
    26 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    We often hear from politicians that US budgets could be balanced, everyone could have free education, and medical care would be free, if billionaires would just pay “their fare share”. But is this rea...
  • FOMC week. Dare I speculate?
    20 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Signs of unabated, raging inflation are everywhere. Even the ECB has finally been scared into “recalibrating” its insane asset purchase program, following similar decisions by Australia, New Zealand, ...
  • What's driving pandemic outcomes?
    12 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    This post was too long for Substack, so I published it on Medium
  • The big shoe drop is inching closer in Panama
    05 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    In an attempt to control the COVID-19 pandemic, Panama responded with some of the most heavy handed containment measures in the world: Months long total quarantines Strict social distancing requiremen...
  • Are all supreme court nominations political?
    29 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    As you may have heard recently, the Supreme Court struck down by 6-3 the eviction moratorium imposed by the CDC in a case brought by the Alabama Association of Realtors. The majority opinion was that ...
  • It's time to ditch big tech. Here's how.
    09 Jan 2021 • 8 min read • 2 5
    These days, we don’t read much history. Our society focuses on what’s happening now, and brushes off the wisdom of the ancients with “they never imagined our technology.” Their empires that rose and f...
  • Politics, finance, programming, and everything in between
    09 Jan 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
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