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Wisconsin, Economics and Capitalism

The election looms as I write. As you read, it will be past. In the turmoil of these last months I have started many blog posts but completed none. In the environment of intense rhetoric and emotion, it has been hard to express thoughts with clear meaning and the sincere intention of illumination. This week […]

Why Bank Loans Are Down

The FDIC third quarter data shows bank loans down three percent nationwide. This has touched off another round of discussion about why banks aren’t lending. There are three important points to grasp. 1. Bank loans are down because they should be down. The vast majority of our loans are to healthy well-managed businesses. With few […]

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