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Thanks to @steve_sedgwick & @cnbcKaren for having me on #CNBC #SquawkBox this AM.

What did we discuss? Well, #inflation of course!

I prepared some slides for the show which I'm happy to present in this thread.
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#macro #Fed #Yellen #JeromePowell #bankofengland #QE
Are people in denial or is the #centralbank money flood just drowning all the signals?
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#inflation
#Commodities, #freight, #carbon - and a whole lot besides - sure do cost a lot more, these days.
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#MacroView
#NFIB data says we are only in a #recovery, not an #economic expansion.
While the NFIB data doesn't get much #media attention, it should as it tells you much about what is really happening in the #economy.
realinvestmentadvice.com/macroview-nfib…
Reason I pay attention to #NFIB
Sept 2019 - Data rings alarm bells on #recession.
April 2020 - Data says recession arrived.
May 2020 - Data says #economic recovery not as strong as media suggests.
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If businesses were expecting a massive surge in “#pentup#demand, they would prepare for it. Such includes #planning to increase #capex to meet expected demand. Unfortunately, those expectations peaked in 2018 and are dropping back to the March 2020 lows.
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Mike Shirkey: "very proud" & "not backing off one oz." on 39 #VoterSuppression bills on call w #ALEC front-group NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business).

|@TheCenterSquare: Michigan SOS Benson: #MIGOP voting package "un-American" thecentersquare.com/michigan/michi… #ALECexposed
The "National Federation of Independent Business" (#NFIB)👉sourcewatch.org/index.php/Nati… was OUTED as corporate/billionaire-funded "front" for #ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council) NOT small business by @WashingtonPost (2014)👉 washingtonpost.com/business/on-sm… #ALECexposed #KOCHexposed
NFIB touts itself as champion for "Small Business" community nationwide & in States, but pushes BIG BIZ, #ALEC & BILLIONAIRE issues like the "death tax" and privatization.

More on the FRAUDULENT "National Federation of Independent Business"👉prwatch.org/news/2014/08/1… #ALECexposed
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The @NFIB #survey doesn't get much #media attention, but it should. Small businesses make up almost 70% of #employment and their #confidence tells us much about the #economy and #smallcap stocks.
realinvestmentadvice.com/nfib-survey-se…
In December, the #NFIB survey declined to 95.9 from a peak of 108.8. Notably, many suggest the drop was “#politically driven” by #conservative owners. While there was indeed a drop following the election, the decline continues what started in 2018.
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Hopes for a #strong #economic recovery may be premature. While #stimulus will give a short-term lift to the economy, once it is spent, growth fades. Businesses won't #invest into artificial supports.
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