zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/20/2015 16:17
All algos that were short NFLX into earnings were just brutalized and stampeded into an epic short-covering squeeze when the company announced Q4 EPS of $1.35, nearly double the $0.72 expected. However, as usual, there is more here than meets the eye, epsecially when considering that […]
thedailysheeple.com / Secrets of the Fed / January 18th, 2015
When Congress and the President sought to institute a measure of capital controls on the people of the United States, and keep the public from rushing outside the country to move their money for protection, they came up with a scheme known as FACTA. […]
mises.org / John P. Cochran / JANUARY 19, 2015
As highlighted by David Henderson and Peter Boettke, markets and competition are like weeds, not delicate flowers. Economies recover even from severe boom-bust episodes and despite growth-retarding regime uncertainty. Even burdensome regulation, per Pierre Lemieux, causes a “slow-motion collapse” or stagnation, not a crash. But […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/18/2015 11:08
This year, President Barack Obama took the unusual step of unveiling many of State of the Union policy proposals in detail well in advance of Tuesday’s prime-time speech before a joint session of Congress.
“Why stand on formalities? Let’s get the ball rolling right now,” Mr. […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/16/2015 16:27
While moments ago Greece was downgraded by that paragon of analytical and timing virtue, Fitch, to a negative outlook from stable, that is largely meaningless for a nation, devoid of tax revenues and increasingly deposits, which is suddenly imploding at an ever-faster motion.
What is relevant […]
truthingold.com / Dave in Denver / January 14, 2015 at 12:54
The gold price is likely to average $1,215/oz in 2015 with a forecast high of $1,340/oz and a possible low of $1,050/oz, Mitsui said in a price outlook piece Tuesday.
Writing in the research analyst David Jollie said that the surprise decision by […]
sovereignman.com / by Simon Black on January 13, 2015
Yesterday, the IRS announced the International Data Exchange Service.
If you’ve not heard of it, it’s is an outgrowth of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), which requires every single bank in the world to get in bed with IRS to share information about customers.
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/12/2015 17:18
It appears Lazard’s investment banker Antonio Weiss’ “help” in tax inversions was just too ‘unpatriotic’ to scare President Obama off at the last minute.
*ANTONIO WEISS SAID TO WITHDRAW NAME AS TREASURY NOMINEE *WEISS SOUGHT TO AVOID LENGTHY CONFIRMATION PROCESS (how thoughtful?)
The White House […]
zerohedge.com / by Daniel Drew of Dark-Bid.com on 01/12/2015 12:05
Would you short the Brady Bunch? I would.
Mike Brady is supporting nine people on one salary in a large two story house in an LA suburb. It would have been a difficult feat in 1970 and impossible in 2015. In 2006, he might […]
kingworldnews.com / January 09, 2015
Today Lord Christopher Monckton warned King World News that we are now only months away from a totalitarian one world government. He also discussed when and where the implementation of the one world government is to take place as well as the timeline for humanity to put a stop […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/06/2015 22:20
It’s not been a great couple of years for French President Hollande, with joblessness soaring to record highs almost unabated since he took office, he has now been forced to scrap his “super-tax” plan to solve the socialist utopia’s problems. But joblessness is the symptom of […]
theautomaticearth.com / by Raúl Ilargi Meijer / January 5, 2015
“It’s hard to imagine how anyone can survive at 50% of the poverty level. As of 2013, that corresponded to $9,384 a year for a family of three. [..] more than 7 million people were living below it.
• Being Poor Is Getting Scarier […]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / January 5, 2015
Cuba Without the Sun
It drove Gerard Depardieu to relocate to Russia’s flat tax paradise (with its 13% flat tax, it is the geographically largest tax haven in the world), and no doubt contributed to the decision of countless young Frenchmen with entrepreneurial inclinations to leave for […]
theburningplatform.com / by Jim Quinn / 3rd January 2015
All government spending represents a tax. The inflation tax, while largely ignored, hurts middle-class and low-income Americans the most. Simply put, printing money to pay for federal spending dilutes the value of the dollar, which causes higher prices for goods and services. Inflation may be an […]
teapartyeconomist.com / December 31, 2014
87 percent of people who selected 2015 plans through HealthCare.gov in first month of open enrollment are getting financial assistance to lower monthly premiums
A report released by the Department of Health and Human Services today provides the first detailed analysis of enrollment in the Marketplaces for the first […]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / December 30, 201
Proponents of the single-payer healthcare idea who tout the idea such a system will save money need only look at Vermont to see reality.
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, a single-payer advocate, threw the single-payer idea on the ash heap of history admitting what any sensible person […]
teapartyeconomist.com / via ca.news.yahoo.com / December 24, 2014
When President Francois Hollande unveiled a “super-tax” on the rich in 2012, some feared an exodus of business, sporting and artistic talent. One adviser warned it was a Socialist step too far that would turn France into “Cuba without sun”.
Two years in, with […]
Bernard Harris/Staff Lancaster City Hall.
teapartyeconomist.com / via lancasteronline.com / December 24, 2014
The city of Lebanon, Pennsylvania just passed a budget that contains a 28 percent tax increase. . .
Lancaster’s pension obligations have increased by 228 percent since 2006.
That year, city pension obligations amounted to $1.9 million, covered almost entirely by […]
news.goldseek.com / By Frank Holmes / 22 December 2014
In an October 2008 op-ed in the New York Times, Warren Buffett famously advised: “Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful.”
Whereas most investors during that time of financial panic were dumping their freefalling U.S. equities, Buffett was snatching them […]
gold-eagle.com / Jeb Handwerger / December 22, 2014
The Holiday Season is here and a volatile 2014 is coming to a close. Be prepared to pick up quality situations during tax loss selling season and benefit off of a powerful January Effect rally.
Recently we heard the comments from Fed Chairwoman Yellen which appeared to […]