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My Big Fat Greek Tax Scam

Via AdventuresInCapitalism.com, To see part 1, click here Sacha Imbert (Portfolio Manager at RBC): Hey Kuppy, this receipt says we’ve just used a Bulgarian POS to pay for lunch!!!   Me: Whoa!!! That can’t be right.   Waiter: Don’t worry, it’s a famous Greek trick. Revenues go to Bulgaria, expenses stay in Athens. We also […]

How Obamacare Fuels The Obesity Epidemic

Authored by Duane Norman via Free Market Shooter blog, Recently, the CDC announced that America has made a new high; not in the stock market, but in obesity rates: A troubling new report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that almost 40 percent of American adults and nearly 20 percent […]

Las Vegas Casinos Scramble To Tighten Security After Mandalay Bay Shooting

Along with murdering nearly 60 people, and seriously injuring more than 500 others during a rampage shooting from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay resort and casino, Stephen Paddock will also be remembered as the reason why future patrons must wait in line for 15 minutes before entering any hotel or casino on the […]

London Unexpectedly Revokes Uber’s Operating License

In a stunning blow to the world's most valuable private company (purportedly worth some $70 billion), London's taxi and livery car regulator has said it won't renew Uber's operating license once it expires at the end of the month. The regulator said Uber "is not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator license." […]

Who Is Winning The Food Delivery War?

By Priceonomics There are more options to get food—as in the kind you eat at home rather than at a restaurant—than ever before.  Sure, there are traditional brick-and-mortar stores, like Costco and Trader Joe’s. But in the last decade there’s been a boom in food services that can be managed through a digital app. Depending […]

“What The F*ck!”: Rescued Woman Blasts CNN For Exploiting Hurricane Harvey Victims

Earlier today, CNN anchor Rosa Flores apparently chose the wrong mom to exploit in her futile effort to boost CNN ratings. While it’s unclear exactly what happened off-air in the moments leading up to this interview, it became clear very quickly that this “shivering cold” mother of two exhausted children had no appetite for Flores […]

Greeks Rejoice – Government Scraps Controversial Wine Consumption Tax

While austerity still reigns supreme over Greek society, amid resurgent refugee arrivals, still near-record high youth unemployment, record-high suicide rates, and a constant brain-drain exodus of young talent, this weekend saw a brief silver lining as the government decided to scrap the controversial special consumption tax on wine. The measure, which not only did not […]

What Bond Traders Are Most Worried About Right Now

The latest monthly survey of credit investors from Bank of America, released overnight, shows the same familiar paradox we have seen ever since the start of the year: most survey respondents are allegedly scared worried about geopolitics and a concerned that the market is a bubble, and yet at the same time, most are allocating […]

Dead Mall Stalking: One Hedge Fund Manager’s Tour Across Middle-America – Part 1

Via AdventuresInCapitalism.com, For the past few years, most retailers have struggled. Of course, it’s easy to blame Amazon.com, but it is only one of many causes. At the same time, for us hedgies living in major cities with luxury malls, there is confusion about the problem itself – my mall is crowded and people are […]

Artist’s Impression Of The Future Of Obamacare Repeal

False summit?   Source: MichalePRamirez.com