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Nov 24

The Lottery

194 Euclid Avenue is, of course, butt ugly. But to the old Portuguese couple who have lived there for years,…

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Nov 24

Fed “Mystified” Why Millennials Still Live at Home;

A New York Fed research paper wonders What’s Keeping Millennials at Home? Is it Debt, Jobs, or Housing? The paper says…

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Nov 24

On the Verge of Chaos

“Great powers and empires are, I would suggest, complex systems, made up of a very large number of interacting components…

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Nov 23

Most of the World Panics — Is the

It’s been quite a month. In late October Japan, despite a year of fairly aggressive quantitative easing, dropped back into recession…

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Nov 23

Your Turn

When I first lost my mind and went to Parliament twenty-six years ago, people bitched about the government. Spending, they…

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Nov 23

The Movie – the Forecaster

  The Movie the Forecaster made its debut to a full house last night. The reception was fantastic. It was nice…

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Nov 23

Wrong Three Ways: Europe Not at Risk of

Statements from various high-ranking central bank officials prove they are totally clueless. For example, please consider an announcement today by European…

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Nov 22

UKIP Picks Up Second Seat Following Tory Defection,

The first one or two people doing something can hardly be called a trend. Yet, all trends start with a…

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Nov 22

Akin to Porcupines Mating

By Nick Giambruno That was how the slow and careful rapprochement between Russia and China has been described by Eric Margolis,…

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Nov 22

Trust

Kelly says she’d like to talk with her friends about this stuff, “but they’ve all been suckered into Vancouver area…

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Nov 21

Questions on Gold

#1 QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, do fundamentals really matter? It seems like the commentators can focus on whatever they want flipping…

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Nov 21

Output Gap Idiocy; Shaky Accounting EU and US

Shaky Accounting EU Style Inquiring minds note that Italy Accuses Brussels of ‘Shaky’ Accounting. That's certainly not a shocking accusation. "Shaky"…

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Nov 21

Global Economies Will Dictate Rate Hike Timing

The Federal Reserve spent this year winding down its $85 billion a month QE stimulus program. With that task completed,…

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Nov 20

Amsterdam

  I arrived in Amsterdam. It has begun. As I have stated, this film is not about my life, but about…

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Nov 20

The Temptress

Andrew took his babe to the bank. Like most 24-year-olds, she doesn’t know how to invest. TFSA in cash. High-fee…

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Nov 20

China Manufacturing PMI and Output Back in Contraction

Chinese manufacturing has been wavering in and out of contraction since about mid-2011. PMI, Production, New Orders Following a 5-month stint in…

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Nov 20

No One Told You When To Run, You

Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day You fritter and waste the hours in an offhand way. …

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Nov 20

WSJ Reports: Bank of North Dakota Outperforms Wall

While 49 state treasuries were submerged in red ink after the 2008 financial crash, one state’s bank outperformed all others…

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Nov 19

The Rich

If you want to be in the top 1% of income-earners so Millennials can hate you and your divorce turns…

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