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Category Archives: Supply Side Economics

Paul Craig Roberts Exposes “Plunder Capitalism”

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, I deplore the tax cut that has passed Congress. It is not an economic policy tax cut, and it has nothing whatsoever to do with supply-side economics. The entire purpose is to raise equity prices by providing equity owners with more capital gains and dividends. In other words, it is […]

JPMorgan’s Outlook For 2018: “Eat, Drink And Be Merry, For In 2019…”

While the prevailing outlook by the big banks for 2018 and onward has been predominantly optimsitic and in a few euphoric cases, “rationally exuberant“, with most banks forecasting year-end S&P price targets around 2800 or higher, and a P/E of roughly 20x as follows… Bank of Montreal, Brian Belski, 2,950, EPS $145.00, P/E 20.3x UBS, […]

“Bubble Tax”: The GOP’s Hidden 46% Tax Bracket

Authored by Danny Vinik via TheAgenda, If you’re rich enough, some of your income is taxed at a rate unseen since the ‘80s. House Republicans claim the tax plan they introduced Thursday keeps the top individual rate unchanged at 39.6 percent – the level at which it’s been capped for much of the past quarter-century. […]

Who Wants What In Washington? The One Chart Summary

Once upon a time Washington was simple: on one hand you had Republican interests, on the other: Democrats, and inbetween them perhaps, the occasional independent or “green.” Now… it’s less simple. At last check, DC currently boasts at least nine different parties, groups, factions or ideologies. Which is why keeping track of who wants what, […]

An Economic Showdown Is Looming

Submitted by Dennis Miller via MillerOnTheMoney.com, The Keynesians and the Capitalists are heading for an economic showdown at the O.K. Corral. Keynesians believe the central government should control the economic levers affecting the masses. The economy can’t be entirely left up to the free market. Big government believers want the “leaders” determining the winners and […]

ZeroHedge: The European Union Was An AMERICAN Idea

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. A Unified Europe: Born In the USA The former Bank of England head Mervyn King said this week that the "depression" in Europe "has happened almost as a deliberate act of policy". Specifically, King said that the formation of the […]

Remembering The Summer Of 1929

Submitted by Jesse via The Burning Platform blog, This is one of the best documentaries on the Crash of 1929 if you wish to get a feel for the times.   You may find it interesting to watch the whole thing below.I have posted the entire documentary twice before:  once, on the 80th anniversary of […]

Little-Known History of the Euro: Crisis Was Baked In from the Start

You’ve heard that the Euro was created to provide two benefits for Europe: 1. Unite Germany, France and other countries in a peaceful political situation, to prevent repeats of World War I and II   2. Create a macro-zone to compete against the economic strength of the U.S. So how did we get to this […]

ZeroHedge: Why PIMCO Thinks “The Bursting Bubble” Is Not The Biggest Risk

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Authored by PIMCO's Paul McCulley, When I entered the Fed-watching business over three decades ago, a clichéd phrase of advice from graybeards was: “Watch what they do, not what they say.” Thinking back, there was not actually much Fed rhetoric […]

ZeroHedge: Rosenberg Opens Pandora’s ‘Global Economic Shock’ Box

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. In a detailed discussion with Bloomberg TV’s Tom Keene, Gluskin Sheff’s David Rosenberg addresses everything from Europe’s “inability to grow its way out of the problem” amid its ‘existential moment’, Asian ‘trade shock’ and commodity contagion, and US housing, saving, […]