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 […]

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 […]

The Tolls of Tariffs… So Far

Americans will feel the inevitable ripple effect of Trump’s tariffs, as prices go up, and industries shrink under the strain of these new costs. September 24, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP We are going from prediction to observation of the effects Trump’s tariffs are having on the US economy. Over the past two […]

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 […]

Global Response to Erratic US Policies

The global response to erratic US policies is to find a way to walk away from the US and the US dollar. July 16, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP There’s been a lot of criticism on my end toward Trump’s economic policies both domestically and internationally. And for the most part, I’ve focused […]

US Auto Industry Could Suffer from Trump Protectionism

The protectionism blows just keep on comin’ as Trump eyes imported cars as his next tariff target. May 28, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, GWP Managing Director Donald Trump is a dyed in the wool protectionist; the likes of which will have a devastating effect on the US economy as well the rest of the world. […]

Trump Backs out of Iran Deal Costing Billions to Businesses

Trump’s decision to back out of the nuclear deal with Iran and reinstate sanctions on the Islamic Republic, was not well received by businesses or partner nations in the accord… including China. May 14, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Just shy of three years ago, we did an article called “An Unsanctioned Iran?”. A […]