Monthly Archives: November 2009

Anatomy of a Panic

What exactly is a panic anyway? To understand one, let’s examine the Panic of October, 2008. In broad strokes, here’s what I believe happened: Mortgages that had been packaged and sold start to default in large numbers in 2007, leading … Continue reading

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Deflation in History

In 1926, three years before the Great Depression, a Russian economist wrote a paper titled “Long Waves in Economic Life.” He was one of the first to observe that capitalistic economies undergo decades-long cycles of inflation, followed by deflation. The … Continue reading

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So, is this Deflation?

We all know inflation. We’ve been living with it for as long as anyone can remember. Slightly higher wages, paying for slightly higher expenses, demanding slightly higher wages. Those that did better, had wages growing faster than expenses. Those that … Continue reading

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Welcome to Tranzitioning.com

This blog has been set up to explore the changes currently occurring in our economy, with a focus on the impact to small business owners and the future of employment. While many are proclaiming that we are now on the … Continue reading

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