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  • Business  

    U. S. ECONOMY SLOWING

    We at BootheGlobalPerspectives have repeatedly warned that there are emerging structural weaknesses in the United States Economy, and these are beginning to show. 

    First, we agreed with the Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco when their economists pointed out a negative or inverse yield curve where short term treasury notes were now yielding less than short term money market indicators.

    In every case that this has occurred, a recession has followed. 

    It suggests that smart money managers are anticipating recession and lower yields, and in U.S. History it has been a fail-safe bell weather.…

     

  • Jun 19, 2019 | Business  

    Industry Trends 2019-2020 and Impacts on Value

    Trends and Impacts on Value By Ben Boothe, Sr. (Commercial Appraisals and Valuations) by trend research, appraisal data from

    Farming Industries: Farmers are seeing markets in flux with some agricultural prices are down because of trade wars, uncertain demand and unpredictable political leadership...

     

  • Jun 13, 2019 | Business  

    Tariff and Trade Wars Hurting Jobs, Economy

    Economists and financial observers like us at are watching the impact of job creation or job losses as a result of uncertainties and economic impacts of the "trade war" and "tariff battles" initiated by the White House. During the last 18 months of the Obama administration and the first 12 months of the Trump administration, we became accustomed to seeing growth of 120,000 to 250,000 new jobs per month...

     

  • May 30, 2019 | Business  

    GEORGIA AND LOUISIANA MAY LOSE MUCH OF THEIR MOVIE PRODUCTION BUSINESS

    DISNEY, NETFLIX, HBO ACTORS, PINEWOOD STUDIOS AND MANY ACTORS MAY NOT WANT TO WORK IN GEORGIA OR LOUISIANA ANY MORE BECAUSE OF NEW "EXCESSIVE" ABORTION LAWS JUST PASSED THERE
    This could bode well for the state of New Mexico, where Netflix has purchased a large studio complex in Albuquerque...

     

  • Apr 22, 2019 | Business  

    I'LL GLADLY PAY YOU TUESDAY FOR A HAMBURGER TODAY

    From government to high-flying finance deals, I am reminded of Wimpy, a character of the old Popeye cartoons I used to delight in when a child. The place of my enjoyment was the “LAWS BROTHERS DRUG STORE” located in White Settlement, Texas. It was next door to my father’s Ben Franklin Store...

     

  • Mar 5, 2019 | Business  

    Evidence of Economic Impacts and Cost/Rewards from Tariff and Trade War Policies

    From the Publisher: We have been watching for a scholarly and non-political evaluation of impacts of the tariff and trade war policies. Finally, we offer two articles, one from Bloomberg Financial reporting of a study by reputable economists and universities, and another from the Huffington Post. We give them full credit...

     

  • Feb 11, 2019 | Business  

    FARMERS GOING BANKRUPT IN RISING NUMBERS, WHY? TRUMP POLICIES

    Our credit and thanks to Mary Papenfuss, writer of Huffington Post, for this article which confirms independent research of We have always believed in the "heartland," and American farmers represent the heartland of the United States of America. Therefore we watch the economic issues of farmers...

     

  • Feb 5, 2019 | Business  

    At Wells Fargo, a Saint Emerges (who understands what it means to be a good banker)

    Wells Fargo Bank survived the scandals of 2018 and hopes for better things for 2019. It brought some of the scandals on itself. But there are problems facing the bank in 2019. T he Federal Reserve has told the bank to stop growing. Many observers watched as CEO Tim Sloan was castigated publicly when Senator Warren demanded he be fired...

     

  • Dec 18, 2018 | Business  

    Alan Greenspan (Former Fed Chair) Says: "THE PARTY'S OVER ON WALL STREET"

    Credit to Washington (CNN Business), 12/28/2018 Alan Greenspan says the party's over on Wall Street. The former Federal Reserve chairman who famously warned more than two decades ago about "irrational exuberance" in the stock market doesn't see equity prices going any higher than they are now...

     

  • Dec 13, 2018 | Business  

    Wave of New Residential Foreclosures Across America PASS THIS ON TO YOUR INVESTORS

    There is an interesting, unexpected wave of increased foreclosure filings for residential properties in the United States. Los Angeles recently showed a 20 percent increase in foreclosure filings. Houston was up 76 percent. Philadelphia, Miami and San Francisco were up 10 percent...

     

  • Nov 25, 2018 | Business  

    Oil Price Drops: Trends for last 12 months.

    The price of oil has dropped rapidly. Global reports show that supply is rising faster than demand. We see several reasons for this but will defer to published data. You may call Ben Boothe, who offers appraisals, valuations and feasibility studies. He can provide in-depth information and reports. Our reports can include oil, water, land, industrial development and values...

     

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