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SHTFplan: Witches Accuse Make-Up Store Of ‘Cultural Appropriation’

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. One of the most well-known makeup stores is now in the crosshairs of the social justice warriors and their ilk. Sephora is being accused of “cultural appropriation”  by witches because the company came out with a “starter witches kit.” Beauty brand Sephora is kicking off the season […]

Daniel Nevins: Economics for Independent Thinkers

This report was originally published by Adam Taggart at PeakProsperity.com Economists are supposed to monitor and analyze the economy, warn us if risks are getting out of hand, and advise us on how to make things runs more effectively — right? Well, even though that’s what most people expect from economists, it’s not at all […]

Beware the Marginal Buyer, Borrower and Renter

charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017 Bubbles always look unstoppable, yet they always burst. When times are good, the impact of the marginal buyer, borrower and renter on the market is often overlooked. By “marginal” I mean buyers, borrowers and renters who have to stretch their finances to the maximum to afford the purchase, […]

Globalization Is Poverty: “The Endgame Is Painfully Obvious”

Authored by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, Central bankers have never done more damage to the world economy than in the past 10 years. One may argue this is because they never had the power to do that. If their predecessors had had that power, who knows? Still, the global economy has […]

Are Profit and Healthcare Incompatible?

charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017 The only way to systemically lower costs is to make prevention and transparency the top priorities. As I have been noting for a decade, the broken U.S. healthcare system will bankrupt the nation all by itself. We all know the basic facts: the system delivers uneven results […]

Dick’s Slammed After Company Admits It Doesn’t Know How To Calculate EBITDA

First it was non-GAAP adjustments, then it was stock buybacks, then it was fudging the effective tax rate; and now, in the most creative way to “boost” one’s earnings, Dicks Sporting Goods admitted it blatantly fabricated its Adjusted EBITDA. But it’s ok: it was a simple calculation error, and now everything is “fixed”, the company […]

Twitter Surges After Beating Expectations, MAUs Jump Despite Revenue Slowdown: The Quarter In Charts

For once Twitter did not disappoint Wall Street, when moments ago it reported results that beat consensus estimates handily as non-GAAP EPS of $0.11 beat consensus of $0.02, even topping the highest estimate of $0.10, on revenue of $548.3 million, also beating est. of $509 million (just don’t look at the GAAP EPS loss of […]

Productivity Myths Shattered: Is Productivity Rising Or Falling? Why?

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, The debate over productivity rages on. Some believe productivity is understated. Others believe it is overstated. Janet Yellen believes a lack of strong productivity gains may be responsible for tepid wage gains. Financial Times writer Edward Luce is confused, as are many others. Luce discusses The Mystery of Weak US […]

Ford Stock Slumps To Post-Election Lows After Slashing Guidance

With auto loan growth collapsing… And after admitting that "auto sales have reached a plateau,"  – Below are some of the key comments from Ford executives describing the current conditions in the auto market: "For the remainder of the year, we continue to see retail in the industry provide incentives still running at historically high […]

Tweetonomics: Implications of @realDonaldTrump

merkinvestments.com / Axel Merk, Merk Investments / January 25, 2017 Faced with a Tweeter-in-chief, how are investors to navigate what’s ahead? Is there a strategy behind President Trump’s outbursts; and if so, how shall investors position themselves to protect their portfolios or profit from it? *** With all the outrage about Trump’s style, we have all seen […]