Monthly Archives: August 2011

Aug 31

Obama Spent $535 Million on Solyndra Solar Energy Firm in 2010; Firm Went Bankrupt Today; Pricetag $486,363 Per Job Saved for 18 Months

The federal government should get out of the business of picking technology and "green" winners. Government backing of alternate energy…

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Aug 31

Social justice

Recently some people here have accused me of being arrogant and heartless. This is refreshing. After all, this blog’s constantly being…

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Aug 31

The Road From Capitalism to Socialism and Why The US is F**ked

It is perhaps the saddest story ever told and it has been told over and over again for millennia.  It…

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Aug 31

Are Falling Oil Prices a Good Sign?

It seems as if we're back in the waiting room. For what feels like decades, the eurozone has been on…

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Aug 31

David Galland – We’re Living in a Degraded Democracy

This week our video host Stefan Molyneux speaks with Casey Research Managing Director David Galland about the debt situation in…

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Aug 31

First Time Foreclosure Starts Near 3-Year Lows, However Bad News Overwhelms; Foreclosure Pipeline in NY is 693 months and 621 Months in NJ

The LPS Mortgage Monitor August 2011 Mortgage Performance Report Shows First-Time Foreclosure Starts Near Three-Year Lows. That's the good news. The…

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Aug 31

The Daily Reckoning August 31st

The Broken Window Fallacy So hurricane Irene is over with, but it didn’t take long for economic commentators to make fools…

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Aug 30

Nightmare On Pennsylvania Avenue

I stopped reading fiction books or watching fiction movies a long time ago.  I even stopped reading mock-news comedy sites…

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Aug 30

The pendulum

Derek works in Detroit, lives in a small town east of Windsor. Commutes 160 km every day. Such is the…

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Aug 30

Retail Giant in Australia Warns of Massive Price Deflation and Falling Sales, “Hardest Christmas in Retailer Lives” Coming Up

The CEO of Harvey Norman, Australia's largest electrical and furniture chain, warns of massive price cuts and a Christmas Retail…

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Aug 30

Behind the Scenes at GLD

The New York Times had a piece today about Steve Jobs' lack of philanthropy. He's earned billions yet has seldom…

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Aug 30

Galluping Gold!

So ONE-in-THREE Americans think gold is the best long-term investment, according to the Gallup survey published by USA Today last…

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Aug 30

Consumer Confidence Plunges to 44.5, Lowest Since April 2009; Case Shiller Home Index at 2003 Levels, Down 5.9% vs. Year-Ago

In a healthy economy, consumer confidence would be 90. Instead it is slightly less than half that. Please consider U.S. Consumer…

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Aug 30

Bank of America executives may know more than we think!

Yesterday, while sitting comfortably in my living room, sipping a generous dram or two of 16-year Lagavulin (an Islay single…

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Aug 30

The Daily Reckoning August 30th

2008, Redux Who says there’s no such thing as time travel? It’s starting to feel like the fall of 2008 all…

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Aug 29

Value Restoration Project: Stock Market Valuations and Trends Over Time

I have written much about valuations of stocks recently, the bear market in stocks compression of PE ratios, and normalized…

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Aug 29

Why we’re doomed

He was a fireman for the full thirty. She still works, but aches to retire. Both are mid-fifties and when…

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Aug 29

An End to Uranium’s Slide?

In his Jackson Hole speech, Bernanke claimed that the economy's long-term growth fundamentals have been unchanged in the past four…

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Aug 29

Regulating You Back Into a Hunter-Gatherer

Gary Gibson, New York, New York... “Irene” left us relatively untouched in this corner of the city of New York. We…

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