charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / MONDAY, AUGUST 04, 2014
Paying for unproductive friction with borrowed money has generated the illusion that free to me is actually free–it isn’t. We all understand how friction slows our progress: flatten the tires on a bicycle and it becomes much harder to maintain speed. If [...]
silverdoctors.com / by Deepcaster / May 26, 2014
There are Four Fortress Assets Investors should hold in Today’s environment of increasing Geopolitical Economic, Financial and Market Risk.
Owning some of all four is very important. Indeed, and all have Unparalleled Profit and Wealth Protection Potential in today’s increasingly risky environment.
Fortress Assets are those which [...]
zerohedge.com / By Tyler Durden / 04/24/2014 16:43 -0400
Moments ago Amazon reported its latest numbers which, as one would expect, emphasize the future and the profit potential one, two or more decades in the future, instead of highlighting the present and certainly the recent past. Because, neither the present nor the recent past are [...]
dollarvigilante.com / Jeff Berwick / April 1st, 2014
Janet Yellen has only been Chairman of the Federal Reserve for less than two months and I am already convinced that she is the best thing to happen since Barack O’Bomber was first elected and awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
There are a number of reasons for [...]
edgetraderplus.com / Michael Noonan / March 1, 2014
February produced the best ever outcome for the Trading Results section. There were 4 of 26 Trading Results that were losers, totalling $602. Net positive was $10,913.
A review of the Trading Results yields a few conclusions: 1] Emphasis was placed on managing risk and not focusing [...]
charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
The math of netting $1 billion is daunting. The mainstream financial media nearly wet its collective pants with excitement in reporting that the planet’s corporations paid $1 trillion in dividends in 2013. What they didn’t report is that clearing billions in profit is about [...]
silverdoctors.com / BY Deepcaster / FEBRUARY 22, 2014
Do you own any Bonds? Does your Retirement Account hold any Bonds? Better check. And in particular check the Yield. Consider the recent fate of Bonds issued in Argentina or Turkey. And consider what the Real Inflation Rate is in Emerging Market Countries. The Deception/Delusion (whichever [...]
traderdannorcini.blogspot.com / Dan Norcini / Thursday, February 13, 2014
It has been a while since we have seen a “13″ handle in front of Ol’ Yeller, three months to be precise! Gold has managed to stay firm and avoid any strong bout of profit taking. Dips are being eagerly bought and retracements [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/11/2014 07:58 -0500
It is not easy for one bank to anger more people with one announcement than what Barclays did in the past 24 hours. In one fell swoop, the British bank infuriated shareholders after announcing dismal earnings (an adjusted Q4 profit of about 200 million pounds [...]
thedailybell.com / Anthony Wile / February 08, 2014
Well, it has certainly been a whirlwind month here at High Alert Capital Partners. Many changes are taking place.
It’s all part of the rollout of a globally focused venture capital consulting and business services firm that will be working diligently to identify early-stage investment opportunities – [...]
mises.org / by Fernando Herrera-Gonzalez / Tuesday, January 14, 2014
So-called insider trading may take place in publicly traded firms. It occurs when an individual privy to private information (the insider) attempts to profit on the buying and selling of stocks using non-public information to anticipate the stock’s future price.
For example: Mr. Povedilla, [...]
caseyresearch.com / Ed Steer / January 7, 2013
¤ YESTERDAY IN GOLD & SILVER
The gold price got sold down a bit in the first hour of trading once New York opened at 6 p.m. EST on Sunday night. From that point the gold price rallied until almost 11 a.m. Hong Kong time before a [...]
charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / By CHARLES HUGH SMITH / THURSDAY, DECEMBER 05, 2013
Obamacare is a catastrophe that cannot be fixed, because it doesn’t fix what’s broken in American healthcare. I just finished a detailed comparison of my current grandfathered health insurance plan from Kaiser Permanente (kp.org), a respected non-profit healthcare provider, and Kaiser’s [...]
dollarvigilante.com / By Wendy McElroy / December 2nd, 2013
There is yet another reason not to fly into or within the US. “Nazi-style detention pods” – that’s what opponents of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have called the new “exit pods” being tested at the Syracuse (NY) airport. But the pods are [...]