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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Japan Food Prices Set To Soar As Government Hikes Wholesale Wheat Prices By 10% / By Tyler Durden / February 28, 2013, 13:30 If the past three months have been any indication of what Japan has to look forward to from Abenomics, we have a feeling his tenure will be as short, if not shorter, than all of his recent (and numerous, among which he, himself) predecessors. Because while the […]

The Recent FOMC Minutes Should Anger Every Investor

Submitted by Vedran Vuk of Casey Research, With gold dropping nearly 3% on February 20, we at Casey Research had to look closely at the FOMC minutes, which were partially responsible for that movement. Since there are quite a few highlights, I have split this analysis into three sections: the confusion over the minutes in […]

Bob Woodward’s Obama Slam / By Adam English / Thursday, February 28th, 2013 Sequestration is all but guaranteed and politicians are doing everything they can to make sure something doesn’t happen: Getting blamed for it. Unfortunately for the Obama administration, a third-party is making their efforts to pin the blame on congressional Republicans far more difficult. Bob Woodward, the legendary journalist […]

Former Secret Service Agent Speaks Out Against Gun Control / By Brandon Smith / Thursday, 28 February 2013 03:04 Dan Bongino, a former Secret Service agent for the Obama Administration, comes out in defense of the 2nd Amendment and admonishes Obama for attempts to disarm and subjugate the American people.  The only point I would add to his excellent observations on this vital issue is […]

Is a Bubble Developing in Housing? / By George Leong /  February 28, 2013 Recently in these pages, I talked about how the government, the Treasury, and the Federal Reserve were creating an artificial economy that was supported by cheap money and low interest rates. One of the major benefactors of this cheap money was the housing sector, which is now sizzling hot. […]

Sequester This! / By Dave In Denver / February 28, 2013 In 2012, the total interest expense on the U.S. Government Treasury debt was $360 billion.  For the first 4 months of fiscal year 2013, it’s $151 billion.  The Government spent a total of $3.5 trillion in FY 2012.  Interest expense on Treasury debt was 10.2% […]

Girls Gone Filed

You know America is in trouble when a company that does nothing but create TV-style shows of college-age women in next-to-no clothes goes bankrupt but sure enough the company behind the “Girls Gone Wild” videos filed Chapter 11 today to protect itself from $10.3 million debt claimed by Steve Wynn’s Wynn Las Vegas LLC (after […]

California goes Full Bore Polish Pistol / By John Galt / February 28, 2013 20:55 ET Really California? I know you elected Governor Moon Beam because pot was legal and y’all can get so wasted that your brain cells melt together into a funky cinnamon flavored tapioca pudding, but this one almost takes the cake (sorry, bad phrasing, I know y’all […]

IceCap Asset Management: “The Worst Is Over” / By Tyler Durden / February 28, 2013, 21:46 From IceCap Asset Management, February 2013, The Worst Is Over The dark ages were an awful time. Considering the brightest days delivered constant warfare, the burning of books, and the fear of barbarians, no one ever looked forward to the darkest days. Fast forward 1,600 years, and […]

Currency Wars!

TECHNICAL SCOOP CHART OF THE WEEK 26 Wellington Street East, Suite 900, Toronto, Ontario, M5E 1S2 Phone (416) 604-0533 or (toll free) 1-866-269-7773 , fax (416) 604-0557 / By David Chapman / February 28, 2013 The US$ is the world’s reserve currency and has been since the Bretton Woods agreement of July […]