Rolfe Winkler

Frightful Storm Brewing

June 3, 2008

A reader put me onto a speech by Fed Governor Richard Fisher to the Commonwealth Club of California last week. In it Fisher sounds similar alarms regarding the dangers of runaway entitlement spending that I discussed in my post two days ago….

Buy one home, get another free!

June 2, 2008

I’m not kidding. The LATimes has the story.

Fuel’s toll on the consumer

June 2, 2008

Below, an interesting chart published in last week’s Daily Economic Commentary from Northern Trust. The shaded areas are recessionary periods.

Welcome to the new OptionARMageddon

June 2, 2008

Hello all. Happy to be working with the folks at ML Implode. A great site that remains ahead of its time.

Bankrupting America

June 1, 2008

There is a crisis confronting the U.S. Larger than war, more dangerous than Osama, more hazardous than recession, it threatens our status as the world’s preeminent economic superpower. If we fail to address this crisis, we face potentially “catastrophic consequences.”