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Why New Regulation Banning “Synthetic Marijuana” is Ignoring the Root Issue

Via The Daily Bell The government’s solution to every problem they create is to just pass more draconian rules on top of the immense pile of crap they have already dumped on Americans. The Drug Enforcement Agency will publish a new rule on Monday banning five forms of synthetic marijuana, sometimes called “spice” or “K2”. This action […]

Oh Sheet, It’s A REIT (The Coming Crisis)

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at On Wednesday, we took a gander at global real estate and today I’ve got a follow up to that dealing with REITs. My long term buddy, fellow hedgie and confidant Kuppy, who can be found lurking here, shares his thoughts on the US real estate sector and in particular REITs: Him: I think people are […]

Steve ‘Big Short’ Eisman: Smart, Lucky, Abrasive (& Now One Of Them)

Authored by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, I loved Michael Lewis’ book – The Big Short – about the 2008 Wall Street created global financial catastrophe, that is still impacting the little guys on Main Street eight years after it was supposedly resolved by Paulson, Bernanke and Obama. I even wrote an article […]

Like Mother, Like Daughter? Chelsea Clinton Fans Speculation Of Run For Congress

Thought you were done with the Clintons for a little while?  Think again. Rumors are once again swirling in political circles that Chelsea Clinton has her eyes on a New York Congressional seat.  According to The Hill, Chelsea has been considered a potential candidate for Nita Lowey’s seat in the House when/if she retires and/or […]

Washington Isn’t Vegetarian Either (No, Really)

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this week’s edition of “World Out Of Whack” where every Wednesday we take time out of our day to laugh, poke fun at and present to you absurdity in global financial markets in all its glorious insanity. While we […]

“It’s Quiet, Too Quiet”

Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, A Better Way To Use P/E’s There has been an ongoing debate about market valuations and the current state of the financial markets. On one hand, the “bulls” use forward price-earnings ratios to justify current valuation levels while the the “bears” cite trailing valuations based on reported earnings per […]

Priceline Another Bubble Stock In A Bubble Nasdaq Market

By EconMatters We discuss Priceline setting a new record high as another example of an overvalued tech stock in an overall tech bubble with a 41 p/e, very reminiscent of the 2000 tech induced market crash, with a bunch of over valued tech stocks leading the markets to unsustainable record highs, only to crash to record […]

Democrats Boycott Confirmation Of Trump Nominees, Blocking Mnuchin, Price Votes

Full out war between Democrats and the White House broke out today when Senate Democrats on Tuesday refused to attend a committee vote on two President Trump’s more controversial nominees, effectively delaying their consideration. Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee boycotted votes to advance Tom Price, Trump’s pick to head the Department of Health and […]

Learning From The TV (Imagine That!)

Submitted by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, I'm one of those people who thinks most of what passes as "content" today on TV and movie screens is pure crap. The hours lost watching this slop diminish us. We waste precious time and neural energy that could be put to productive use improving our lives. The amount […]

Trump’s Inauguration: A Typical Norwegian Response To A Historical Event

Submitted by NIck Kamran of Letters From Norway On Friday, January 20th, 2017, I went straight from work to the Hard Rock Café in Oslo to witness a most historic event: President Trump’s inauguration and I spoke with NRK afterward. America is Both an Immovable Object and Unstoppable Force: Watching the events leading up to […]