Robert Genetski

Robert Genetski, Ph.D., one of the nation’s leading economists and financial advisors, has spent more than 35 years promoting the use of classical economic and investment principles for sound financial decisions. He heads ClassicalPrinciples.
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Genetski: Russia’s Invasion of the Ukraine Has Rattled Markets

Russia's invasion of Ukraine dominated the news and rattled markets (see Market Forces below), which continued to decline. The Week That Was Today’s report on January spending and wages shows both increasing at 12%...

Fed Poised to Accept Record-Breaking Inflation, Weak Stock Market

Faced with record-breaking inflation, the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) will attempt to present a plan to contain prices while avoiding an economic downturn. At next week's meeting, Fed members are poised...

Inflation Heads Toward Record Pace

Today's employment report shows strong gains in February. The U.S. economy continues to grow rapidly. Expect record inflation as the Fed's policy and the invasion of Ukraine contribute to upward pressure on...

Genetski: Economic Forces Are Competing; Inflation Will Win

The Fed continues to pump up the money supply, leading to rising prices, overvalued stocks, and slower GDP growth. The Fed also plans to raise interest rates. Month in Review Three main forces are...

Genetski: It’s Looking Like a Bear Market for Stocks

Stocks are down, despite a flood of new money. The Week That Was January retail sales rose by 3½% from December, putting retail sales up at a 14% annual rate from the fourth quarter....

Genetski: Uncertainty Reigns as the Fed Pumps Up the Economy

Rising prices and a very expansive monetary policy make the outlook for the economy uncertain, as stocks move erratically higher. The Week That Was As anyone who bought anything in the first month of...

Genetski: Meta (Facebook) Fell, Payrolls Rose

Seasonally adjusted employment and the economy grew in January, but Meta (Facebook) fell. Consumer prices are rising too. The Week That Was Today’s employment report shows private payrolls growing by 444,000 in January, down...

Genetski: Economic Fundamentals Move from ‘Neutral’ to ‘Mixed’

Today’s report on December spending and incomes was mixed. Consumer spending fell 0.5 percent in December while wages and salaries increased at a 9 percent annual rate. The December data indicate the...

Genetski: Today’s Fourth Quarter GDP Numbers

Today’s GDP report was a blow out.  Current dollar spending increased at a 14 percent annual rate. Real growth rates and inflation were both 7 percent. These increases are much higher than...

Stocks Continue Decline Despite Fed’s Money Flood

Stocks dropped this week and the markets continue to suffer as negative psychology is overwhelming the stimulating effect of the continuing increase in liquidity. The Week That Was Housing activity remains very strong. Housing...

Robert Genetski

Robert Genetski, Ph.D., one of the nation’s leading economists and financial advisors, has spent more than 35 years promoting the use of classical economic and investment principles for sound financial decisions. He heads ClassicalPrinciples.

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