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Category Archives: Golden Goose

Obama, Bernanke and Yellen Rigged the Bond Market. Now it’s Trump Turn to Dance or be their Dunce! – By Michael Carino

Government dysfunction is at its worst.  We voted them in.  We have no one to blame but ourselves. Granted, the choices were abysmal. But the Republican and Democratic parties, with no third party competition, can continue to run dysfunctional governments, whittling away our dominant global position until the cracks of our broken government becomes abundantly […]

Did President-Elect Trump Just Inadvertently Kill The Golden Goose?

Submitted by Gordon T Long via MATASII.com, President-Elect Trump may have just unwittingly sowed the seed of an equity market draw-down which will send even more protesters into the streets of America. Donald Trump's stated economic policies are clearly pro-growth and if he manages to implement his pro-business, anti-regulation agenda, in  the longer term they […]

After the Debate, the Deluge? (Now With A Trigger Warning)

Submitted by David Galland via GarretGalland.com, Trigger Warning: The following article includes an abundance of insults and harsh words directed at individuals of both of the male and female sex as well as politically incorrect statements including digs at cross-dressers and people worried about the weather. If you feel “triggered” by any of the statements, […]

Brexit: Global Trigger Event, Fake Out Or Something Else?

Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, Those people who do not avidly track global economic events may be a bit confused by the growing tensions surrounding the U.K. referendum to exit the European Union, otherwise known as the “Brexit.” Or, they are completely indifferent. Unfortunately, the potential fallout surrounding the event could very well affect […]

How The Welfare State Dies

Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum via Acting-Man.com, Hollande Threatens to Ban Protests Brexit has diverted attention from another little drama playing out in Europe. As of the time of writing, if you Google “Hollande threatens to ban protests” or variations thereof, you will find Russian, South African and even Iranian press reports on the topic. Otherwise, […]

The Federal Reserve’s Strange Behavior Makes Perfect Sense

Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, I have made this comment many times in the past, but I think it needs to be stated again here: If you think the Federal Reserve’s goal is to maintain or repair the U.S. economy, then you will never understand why they do the things they do or why […]

“Government Ain’t Fixable But It Will Correct!”

Via Monty Pelerin's World, As the next Presidential election nears, optimism regarding candidates and political parties ebbs and flows. Voters like to believe their candidate sees the problems and will fix them. This fundamental belief drives voting. But what if it isn’t true? What if government ain’t fixable? Or can’t be changed? What then? Government Ain’t Fixable and People Are Sensing […]

Deutsche Bank’s Dire Warning On Global Trade: “The Currency War Is Futile”

“It’s almost like the timing belt on the global growth engine is a bit off or the cylinders are not firing as they should.” That’s from WTO chief economist Robert Koopman, and it’s a quote we’ve used on a number of occasions. Koopman is referring to the fact that for several years in a row, […]

The Defense Of The Oligarchs: MoveOn.org’s “Simple & Utter Brutishness”

Submitted by Thad Beversdorf via FirstRebuttal.com, Kids these days…  So the Trump rally in Chicago was successfully disrupted by mostly young and socio-economic despondent protestors who have, unknowingly, been turned into pre-programmed anti-Trump warriors by the Oligarchs they claim to hate (yes MoveOn.org is fully funded by the Oligarchs, look it up).  The very same mentality […]

Buffett’s Fallacy – 2% Growth & Future Prosperity

Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Warren Buffett, in his latest annual letter to shareholders, took aim at the idea that 2% real economic growth wasn’t sufficient to create economic prosperity for future generations was wrong. Via Myles Udland from Business Insider: “Some commentators bemoan our current 2% per year growth in real GDP – and, […]