Investors With Cash, the Federal Reserve & the Misallocation of Capital

What do these items have in common? Well, a lot. I recently met with a general parter of a prospective Real Estate syndication. This general partner said he has investors willing to throw money at him, but having integrity, he didn’t want to accept the money because he wasn’t sure if he could obtain the […]

Inflation or Deflation?

While I sell Real Estate, I think my natural inclinations are as an investor. And there is literally no place in the investing world where inflation or deflation will cause greater success or havoc, than in the world of Real Estate investment. This is because no other investment allows for such high levels of leverage, […]

Recent Economic Reads

I know it is pretty pathetic. Saturday night and I am blogging. Even worse, I am writing about a couple of good economic books that I have read lately. There are a couple of words you wouldn’t expect to see in the same sentence, “Economic book” & “Good”. The three books that I have read lately are: Exorbitant Privilege: […]

Ben Bernanke – Between a rock and a hard place in Housing Market

Ben Bernanke is intentionally trying to devalue the US dollar to prop up the housing market. While I don’t agree with him doing this, I do understand why he is trying to destroy the dollar. Deflation by itself isn’t really a problem. I know that the word deflation is always associated with the Great Depression, […]