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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Our politicians make a hash of it because they’re bought, not because they’re braindead

investmentwatchblog.com / Submitted by IWB, on February 28th, 2015 BY JOHN WARD From Athens to Washington via Berlin, Paris and London, we are getting the wrong policies for us, because they’re not designed to be for us in the first place Herewith a very small proportion of some major political cockups of recent vintage: The EU […]

Caught On Tape: The Moment Boris Nemtsov Was Assassinated

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 02/28/2015 19:09 As the world contemplates the various ‘provocation’ scenarios – a Russian act, a CIA act meant to look like a Russian act, or a Russian act meant to look like a CIA act? – the following clip suggests this was anything but an ad hoc shooting… The narrator […]

Weekend Update February 27

deviantinvestor.com / by Gary Christenson / February 28, 2015 ABSTRACT: It was a volatile yet rangebound week for the markets, with U.S. shares, precious metal prices, and oil prices all seeing choppy activity. European and Asian stock markets rose to fresh highs, the former amid an improving outlook for Greece and the eurozone. GOVERNMENT & POLICY Net Neutrality […]

1987 Or 2015? The Gap Between Growth Expectations & Valuations Is “Ridiculous”

While the divergence between macro data ‘dismalness’ and equity price exuberance is by now well known, there is a greater threat looming to the rampapalooza that is underway. As forward Price-to-Earnings ratios have soared in the last year (aided and abetted – as Alan Greenspan explained – solely by The Fed’s largesse) so bottom-up earnings […]

STiNKiN BuLLeTS…

. BLOOMBERG NEWS (April 2014)— On April 14, Newsmax.com reported that the USPS was seeking to buy a large amount of ammunition on the heels of similar purchases by the Social Security Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This alarmed some people whom Newsmax described as “second amendment […]

World On The Edge Of Total Collapse

kingworldnews.com / February 28, 2015 On the heels of another wild trading week in world markets, today one of the top economists in the world sent King World News an incredibly powerful piece warning that the global economy and financial system are on the edge of total collapse.  Below is the fantastic piece from Michael Pento. By […]

“Massive Mis-Governance” – Q4 Obliterates The Case For QE And ZIRP

Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, The most important number in today’s Q4 GDP update was 2.3%. That’s the year/year change in real final sales from Q4 2013. As an analytical matter it means that the Great Slog continues with no sign of acceleration whatsoever. Indeed, the statistical truth of the matter is that this year’s […]

WSJ Praises “Waiter, Bartender Recovery” While 74% Of Americans Believe They Will Work Until They Die

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 02/28/2015 18:44 When a month ago we basked in the glow of what we dubbed the “Waiter and Bartender Recovery“, highlighting that while the US is about to see the best performing, highest paid job sector in the last decade, i.e., those in the energy field… … get the axe […]

GOP Platform: War Without End

lewrockwell.com / By Patrick J. Buchanan / February 28, 2015 If the sadists of ISIS are seeking — with their mass executions, child rapes, immolations, and beheadings of Christians — to stampede us into a new war in the Middle East, they are succeeding. Repeatedly snapping the blood-red cape of terrorist atrocities in our faces has the Yankee […]

Caught On Tape: The Moment Boris Nemtsov Was Assassinated

As the world contemplates the various ‘provocation’ scenarios – a Russian act, a CIA act meant to look like a Russian act, or a Russian act meant to look like a CIA act? – the following clip suggests this was anything but an ad hoc shooting…     The narrator suggests, as Nemtsov and his […]