Author Archives: John Vashon

About John Vashon

I own a family business that invests in and manages our own portfolio of mobile home parks.

Fed Vexed About Inflation, Really?

Is the Fed stumped about inflation or is this just their story?  This is an easy and insightful read about monetary policy, inflation, deflation (which might seem like a good thing but it’s not) and the mystery of the missing … Continue reading

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Fed Hikes to Deflate Stocks, Housing?

The feeble fed is flat on the floor (say that 5 time fast!)  Seriously, Yellen and the Feds are stepping in to quell the run-up in housing and stock prices.  Their distrust of Trump is so great that even in … Continue reading

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Pigs Waiting to Be Slaughtered?

How many times are you going to hear me or someone else tell you to SELL ALL YOUR STOCKT today and get out of the market before you take action?  The article below is from ValueWalk, here’s a link to … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo Impropriety Endemic of Entire Financial Services Industry?

This story should be a wakeup-call to everyone with an account at a bank or financial services institution.  Ian Minto worked for a Wells Fargo branch in San Rafael, California, in 2001, and reported to his superiors that employees within the … Continue reading

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Indicators Are Indicating: Trump Dump!

Interesting article and there’s a ton of data in here to ponder as you prognosticate about the future of the economy and the stock market.  A “Trump Dump” recession is inevitable and the slump in demand for debt from construction to credit … Continue reading

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How to get ready for the economic recession coming in 2017?

I’m not sure about 2017 but a recession will occur, that’s a certainty, and looking at the historical data it will be sooner than later!  The current economic expansion is the fourth-longest on record. This record stretches all the way … Continue reading

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High Tech To Blame for Loss of Middle Class Jobs?

This is an excellent article that explains why technology companies are one of the primary reasons for the dwindling middle class in America.  This is a phenomena, not a conspiracy but perhaps it’s time for some adjustments to the law … Continue reading

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