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Mar 30

Hard Landing

  Just a few days after it seemed another rate cut in Canada was a dumb idea, it’s back on the…

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Mar 30

Why We Need the Crash & Burn

Comments are now coming in from those in central banks and governments, which ones I will not mention. They can…

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Mar 30

Is Your Investment Advisor Worth Keeping?

The starting point is to be clear on two matters: What services does the investor need? Does the advisor offer what the…

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Mar 30

UBS on the Driver for Gold: What is

An interesting article came my way from UBS analyst Julien Garran on the driver for gold. I do not have…

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Mar 30

Debt-Equity Swaps

Debt-equity swaps were used in the former Soviet satellites in Eastern Europe. This was the chief method of making the…

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Mar 29

Why Market’s Seasonality May Be Critical in 2015

With its FOMC statement, the Fed provided the market with what it wanted to hear. They removed the ‘patience’ phrase as…

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Mar 29

Australia to Tax Bank Deposits

  Politicians are simply insane. They do not consider that they have squandered the people’s money and in fact they are…

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Mar 29

Time to Eliminate Pilots in Aircrafts: Post Pilot

Instead of new rules making sure two people are in the cockpit at all times, how about a rule that…

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Mar 28

Give’em the Old Razzle Dazzle

Below please find the latest commentary from Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital. The piece was taken from the…

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Mar 28

Markets in Review

The reaction rally in the markets appears to be unfolding on schedule. From the broader perspective, a corrective process in…

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Mar 28

Living in a Free-Lunch World

“Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices – just recognize them.” Edward R. Murrow,…

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Mar 27

Slimy

  So, remember what I said yesterday about sleazy realtors deliberately listing properties under market in order to create a feeding…

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Mar 27

Why We Feel So Poor, In Two Charts

Among the many things that mystify economists these days, the biggest might be the lingering perception, despite six years of…

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Mar 27

Index Market Range Points Is Warning Us

Since the beginning of January 2014 stocks have shown signs of institutional selling. This can be seen in the small…

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Mar 27

Patriot Act Vote Coming Up: Google joins Apple,

The Patriot act expires in June, and anyone in their right mind would wish the entire concept go away entirely.…

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Mar 27

Interest Rates – Dollars – October

Some have asked will the dollar has previously fallen with higher interest rates so why will the opposite unfold now?…

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Mar 26

Damn the Reports, Full Speed Ahead; Recession Overdue;

Here's one for the I'll believe it when I see it category: Fed Officials say Rate Hike Plan Intact Despite…

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Mar 26

California’s Epic Drought: One Year of Water Left

In California’s epic drought, wars over water rights continue, while innovative alternatives for increasing the available water supply go untapped. Wars…

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Mar 25

The Inbreds

“We can’t live with my parents. They’re still living with their parents!” “I’m a blog dog,” she said, “but I’m Italian.” So,…

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