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Monthly Archives: February 2013

IceCap Asset Management: "The Worst Is Over"

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 the darkest days of the European debt crisis […]

Italian Election Could Be Game Changer

zentrader.ca / By Poly / February 28, 2013 The Italian election results were very big in my opinion.  It again underscored the people’s impatience and unwillingness to embrace growth-crushing austerity.  The problem is that Italy is going to need help restructuring their debt at some point in the very near future, for this I am very […]

G. Edward Griffin – The Future Is Calling: An Invitation To Change The World

from FinancialSurvivalNet G. Edward Griffin, author of The Creature from Jekyll Island joined us to discuss the coming crash and where we stand in relation to Rome and other fallen empires. Tulip mania has spread across the world. While the Dutch had less developed markets and no derivatives, the global finance community today has managed to leverage leverage, […]

Consumer Metrics Institute: A Hard Year Ahead

dollarcollapse.com / By John Rubino / February 28, 2013 The US economy stalled in the 4th quarter, but the analysis that accompanied the latest (slightly positive) GDP revision seemed to imply that the reasons for the weakness – a drawdown of inventories and lower defense spending – would be reversed out in coming months, making 2013 a pretty […]

American Companies Drowning Under Pension Liabilities

investmentcontrarians.com / By Sasha Cekerevac / February 28, 2013 When it comes to long-term investing, many focus solely on revenues and earnings. While clearly these are extremely important fundamentals when conducting a stock analysis, one rarely mentioned but critical variable is pension liabilities. Pension liabilities are, by definition, crucial to long-term investing, as costs are spread out over many years. […]

Guest Post: All Of This Whining About The Sequester Shows Why America Is Doomed

Via Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog, If we can't even cut federal spending by 2.4 percent without much of the country throwing an absolute hissy fit, then what hope does America have?  All of this whining and crying about the sequester is absolutely disgraceful.  The truth is that even if the sequester goes […]

Great Graphic: US Money Printing is Not All That

marctomarket.com / February 28, 2013 This Great Graphic was posted on the FT Alphaville, which in turn appears to have gotten it from Credit Suisse, w ho relied on Thomson Reuters data. A prevalent monetarist argument is that foreign exchange prices should reflect the relative changes in the stock of money.  This is part of the reason why […]

The End of the Aussie Investment Boom

dailyreckoning.com.au / By Greg Canavan / February 28th, 2013 What does the future hold for Australia’s economy? Well, if we focus on the economy for a moment (a quaint notion) then the story for Australia in 2013 is what will replace the mining boom. Today’s Financial Review reports that one of Australia’s largest contractors, UGL, will cut more than 700 jobs […]

Consumer Metrics Institute: A Hard Year Ahead

by John Rubino Dollar Collapse The US economy stalled in the 4th quarter, but the analysis that accompanied the latest (slightly positive) GDP revision seemed to imply that the reasons for the weakness – a drawdown of inventories and lower defense spending – would be reversed out in coming months, making 2013 a pretty good […]

Profit Has Become A Dirty Word When It Comes To Fuel And Banks

Britain will pay the price for its 1970s-style war on the energy companies and banks. Who will finance the new power stations? by Jeremy Warner Telegraph.co.uk If you want to revisit the 1970s, you no longer need a history book or a time machine. All that’s required is a collection of today’s newspapers – Right- […]