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Jul 24

When All You Have Left Is the Cost

By Dennis Miller When I was 20 years old, I sat through my first day of a business law course at…

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Jul 24

Happy Markets in an Unhappy World

The old Dickens quote “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” is pretty much always…

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Jul 23

The Bomb

“We’ve always lived below our means and have no children,” says Louise, “so it’s been easier for us to save…

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Jul 23

Ukraine Rebel Commander Admits Having BUK Missiles; Damning

Wednesday, at 2:28 EST Reuters published an exclusive interview with Alexander Khodakovsky of the so-called Vostok battalion - or eastern…

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Jul 23

Algorithmic Trading Strategies with Market Sentiment

Algorithmic trading which is also known as automated trading has changed the way I trade and invest dramatically. As you…

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Jul 23

The TRUTH about China’s Massive Gold Hoard

By Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst I don’t want to say that mainstream analysts are stupid when it comes to China’s gold…

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Jul 22

The Correction

If I’d known the people reading this pathetic blog were so damn well off, I’d have dressed better. At least…

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Jul 22

“No Perry Mason Moment”: US Intelligence Admits “No

Earlier today, and several times recently, I received emails accusing me of being a Russian spy and asking me how…

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Jul 22

Enough With The Bubble Talk Already

So much analysis we see and hear lately is concerned with whether the stock market is in a bubble or…

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Jul 22

Aussie Could Suffer a Lot More if Chinese

“You are a slow learner, Winston." "How can I help it? How can I help but see what is in front…

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Jul 22

Attn: 33 Consecutive Months of UP, UP, UP

There has been no meaningful correction in the Dow Index (10% or more) for over 33 months! In the past…

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Jul 22

When Quality Means More Than Lower Yeilds

We see markets “priced for perfection”…vulnerable to a correction…from a geopolitical shock or from a growing perception that the Fed…

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Jul 21

What Are You Worth?

Rick just read “Personal Finance for Canadians for Dummies,” and actually admits to it. “I found it interesting that it…

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Jul 21

War & Markets: Less Growth, Less Certainty, More

Steen Jakobsen, chief economist and CIO at Saxo Bank, has an interesting article today on War & Marketswhich I present…

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Jul 20

Venus & Mars

Women hate debt. Men crave stuff. No wonder the divorce rate is half. Books and sites on debt elimination are catnip…

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Jul 20

GDP: A Brief But Affectionate History

“Measurement theory shows that strong assumptions are required for certain statistics to provide meaningful information about reality. Measurement theory encourages…

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Jul 19

Argentina “Determined to Default” Second Time

Background: Argentina defaulted on bonds following a debt crisis in 2001-2002. 92% of the investors agreed to haircuts, but a…

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Jul 19

Edward Snowden Towers Over His Enemies

The Guardian just ran an interview with Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who blew the whistle on perhaps the…

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Jul 18

Debt Train

“I’m an accountant,” Elaine says. She reads this blog. And she worries a lot, mostly about her clients. “So many clients…

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