Russia and China Still Paving the Path Around the US

Between trade wars and sanctions, Russia and China continue to find ways around the US both as a consumer and a reserve currency. January 14, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The maverick decisions coming out of the White House are quite astounding. I can’t help but marvel at some of the recent directives […]

Economic Strategies: China Lends While US Spends in Africa

While receiving minimal and often negative press, China is forging strong relationships with African countries, which will further its economic long game. China could be putting the US in a corner by helping Africa to prosper. January 7, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, GWP Managing Director Whatever your opinions are of China, no one can deny […]

The Good and Bad News of the US Economy in 2018

The US has seen some ups and downs in 2018, but if the ups were temporary economic sugar highs, and the downs are a constant, then what happens when the dust settles in 2019? December 31, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Time to check in on 2018! It’s not all gloom and doom. […]

Who Pays When the US Government Can’t Play Nice?

The US government really has no idea how to play nice with others, and it’s taking a tremendous toll on the global economy as well as its own. December 10, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Something you learn about capitalism and free markets very quickly is: it guides everyone to play nice… or […]

Private Property Rights, Not Higher Taxes, Will Fix Housing Crises

There is a serious housing crisis happening in many cities around the world. But the solution is a respect for property rights, not higher taxes or more money. November 12, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP When I balk at taxes, the first line of defense is always something with the greatest utility like […]

Tax Cuts Won’t Mask Trade War & Tariff Pitfalls Forever

The US is coming down off the tax cut rush, and the consequences of a trade war and tariffs are becoming more visible. October 29, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Talk to any major Trump fan, and you’ll hear a lot of positive economic talk largely substantiated by top-line numbers. The main argument […]

Russia Rolls Out SWIFT Alternative to Global Community

More evidence of a global demand for decentralization: Russia opens up its alternative to SWIFT to international partners. October 22, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Last week we discussed how individual freedom is helped by decentralization technology. But really that is the entire premise behind capitalism, the free market, and individual freedom: that […]

US Interest to Exceed Military Spending in Ten Years

US annual interest set to exceed military spending within ten years due to reckless and unbridled spending. October 8, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP A little over three years ago, we published a blog called “Top Heavy Economy” in which a rather shocking reality was discussed: “Government employees outnumber manufacturing employees by nearly 2 to […]

Trump’s Trade War Hits Businesses and End Users, but Spares Steel Lobby Cronies

Trump’s trade war is taking its toll. The tariffs are hitting end users and businesses hardest, but the steel lobby cronies seem to be safe. August 20, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Nothing invokes change quite like a swift kick in the pocketbook. There are a few folks out there (myself included) who […]

Growing Demand for Stable Currency Shows World is Ready for Crypto

Crypto offers a decentralized and potentially stable alternative to individuals, businesses and countries away from the traditional fiat currencies. August 6, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I think there might be a subtle directional pull toward sound money. I realize that claim oozes with commitment issues, but it’s not reluctant. The abuse by […]