Daily Archives: February 6, 2017

Sabbatical Day 21

Finished rereading The Big Short by Michael Lewis.  A must read to understand the corruption and stupidity of the so-called smarties on Wall Street.  Where were the alleged protectors of investors in DC?  Heads buried in the sand  or complicit? … Continue reading






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Trump Says He Plans ‘Historic’ Investment in Armed Forces – The New York Times

The military industrial complex is undoubtedly pleased.  “In a speech to service members, the president said that “radical Islamic terrorists are determined to strike our homeland” and exulted in his election victory.” Source: Trump Says He Plans ‘Historic’ Investment in Armed … Continue reading






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Delaying Trump’s tax cuts is a huge risk

The plundering continues unabated.   “Bad news: Congress is putting tax cuts on the back burner for now — a big risk. House Speaker Paul Ryan says lawmakers will focus first on replacing . . . er, “repairing” ObamaCare and on…” Source: Delaying Trump’s … Continue reading






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Trump and the End of Innocence by — Antiwar.com

How dare Trump criticize American interventionism.   Source: Trump and the End of Innocence by — Antiwar.com






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Cut, Don’t Reform, Taxes

No tax cuts coming.   Source: Cut, Don’t Reform, Taxes






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We’re going to have a dollar collapse like the 1980s, strategist says

“History could be set to repeat itself as excessive growth has left the U.S. dollar poised to collapse, according to OMFIF.” Source: We’re going to have a dollar collapse like the 1980s, strategist says






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Look out: Gold and bonds are sending a signal reminiscent of 1987 and 1973 market crashes

Got gold?   “If bond yields and gold rise in tandem, the market may turn the opposite way; at least, that’s what historic parallels suggest.” Source: Look out: Gold and bonds are sending a signal reminiscent of 1987 and 1973 … Continue reading






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