paulcraigroberts.org / Paul Craig Roberts / May 25, 2016
Having successfully used the EU to conquer the Greek people by turning the Greek “leftwing” government into a pawn of Germany’s banks, Germany now finds the IMF in the way of its plan to loot Greece into oblivion .
The IMF’s rules prevent the […]
mises.org / Henry Hazlitt / May 13, 2016
A correspondent who describes himself as “a 26-year old college graduate who strongly supports a system of free enterprise,” recently wrote me to say that he is “continuously confronted with questions that are most difficult to answer.” He appended a list of 10 of them, and asked […]
tomwoods.com / Tom Woods / 13th May 2016
Here’s an episode I did of a PBS program, the subject of which was whether capitalism was the cause of or the solution to the problems stemming from the financial crisis of 2008.
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zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 05/09/2016 15:41
The following brief comment by Morgan Stanley’s chief FX strategist Hans Redeker is one of the best summaries of the sad state the centrally-planned world finds itself in after 7 years of constant central bank manipulation to push risk assets higher no matter the cost.
Global imbalances […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 05/09/2016 12:42
In recent months unexpected calls have emerged from unexpected sources questioning whether capitalism is even working any more in a world in which corporate profits refuse to drop leading to paltry wage gains and thus, lack of the all-important wage inflation. Most recently it was none other […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 05/08/2016 20:28
China’s leadership is trying to manage a tenuous balancing act between letting the private sector grow the economy, and making sure that its focus remains true to the party message.
In 2002, then president Jiang Zemin welcomed entrepreneurs to the party, and according to Bloomberg, the private […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / by David Stockman / April 25, 2016
Gary Cooper famously told a Congressional committee investigating communist infiltration of Hollywood in the 1950s that “from what I have heard about it, it isn’t on the level.”
I was put in mind of that observation this morning. First, I heard Jim Cramer saying that […]
zerohedge.com / Via ConvergEx’s Nick Colas, on 04/22/2016 12:10
Via ConvergEx’s Nick Colas,
Tell me truthfully: do you actually get a lot of value from quarterly earnings reports? It’s not actually me asking; it is the Securities and Exchange Commission and the NIRI trade group, the most influential group of Investor Relations professionals in U.S. […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / By JESSE FELDER / March 31, 2016
Over the past few years I’ve written a fair amount about the record-high levels of corporate profit margins. I’ve been focused on this topic because corporate earnings are one of the most popular ways to value equities thus the sustainability of record-high profit margins should be […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 03/29/2016 20:30 -0400
As President Obama explained in his Townhall in Cuba…
To make a broader point, so often in the past there’s been a sharp division between left and right, between capitalist and communist or socialist. And especially in the Americas, that’s been a big debate, right? […]
zerohedge.com / by B.F.Marcus via Foundation for Economic Education on 03/15/2016 17:30
Not only are young voters more likely to support Democrats than Republicans, they are also more likely to support the most left-wing Democrats. In recent polls of voters under 30, self-declared democratic socialist Bernie Sanders beats the more mainstream Hillary Clinton by […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 03/06/2016 13:15
In a stunningly honest and frank rant, FOX News’ Judge Jeanine unleashes anchor hell upon Mitt Romney and the GOP establishment hordes.
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 03/03/2016 15:20 -0500
Two years ago, Victoria Nuland’s new puppet state, Ukraine, celebrated its freedom from the clutches of its recently deposed president Yanukovich, a coup which U.S. foreign policy experts said would end crony capitalism, government corruption and unleash democracy and prosperity. Two years later, the county […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 03/05/2016 13:20 -0500
Everything happening today is in some ways interconnected: popularity of ‘non-establishment’ political candidates; ineffectiveness of central bank policy in lifting inflation; economic pessimism; weak capital spending (from handcuffed capitalism); and angst due to perceptions of inequality.
Scotiabank’s Guy Haselmann explains…
Business investment and capitalism are […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / By Charles Stein at Bloomberg / February 22, 2016
Mutual funds are vulnerable to runs that can spill over and cause problems in the broader financial system, according to a blog post published today on Liberty Street Economics by staffers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
The authors, Nicola Cetorelli, Fernando […]
zerohedge.com / by Robert Romano via NetRightDaily.com on 02/18/2016 17:40
Interest rates in Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, the European Central Bank and now the Bank Japan have now plunged into negative territory, starting a new phase in the era of central banking that is very much uncharted.
Time will tell if it leaves the global economy […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Devin Smith via New Economic Perspectives / February 5, 2016
Bill Black explains why one of world’s largest investment firms Goldman Sachs is questioning the “efficacy of capitalism” and why its CEO is terrified of a Sanders presidency.
You can view it here on the Real News (include transcript).
mauldineconomics.com / BY JARED DILLIAN / FEBRUARY 4, 2016
I am a longtime Amazon bear. I was even short for a time. I lost a decent amount of money, but it could have been worse. I was short when it was in the 200s.
Principally, I object to Amazon not making any money, or at […]
garynorth.com / Gary North / January 19, 2016
If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten, and shall put in his beast, and shall feed in another man’s field; of the best of his own field, and of the best of his own vineyard, shall he make restitution. If fire break […]
tomwoods.com / Tom Woods / 23 December 2015
Doesn’t the market lead to vulgar outcomes, and undermine high culture? Paul Cantor, a member of Ludwig von Mises’ NYU seminar, joins us to discuss this and more — including topics in popular culture, including The X Files and Breaking Bad.
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