Debt, Debt And More Debt… - 07.31.2017

July 30, 2017

A debt primer describing who gets the loans and why. How debt will destroy the stock market. Relationship of government to Bitcoin. History of corruption at the end of eras. America’s obsession with “The Russians”. Jeff Sessions. John Malone’s success. Ann Coulter’s contretemps with Delta. Honest price discovery has been gutted, courtesy of the Fed.


Cash Is Good! – 07.28.2017

July 28, 2017

The degeneration of the financial industry. An example of financial insanity. Implications of automation. Further comment on Trump’s first six months. Stock market’s crazy valuations. The danger of passwords. The jeopardy inherent in losing cash as a means of payment. The horrors of the unwinding of credit. A book recommendation. My reflections on many decades living away from Britain.


Donald Trump At Six Months – 07.24.2017

July 23, 2017

A grave disappointment. None of the grand projects he announced have even been brought to the table. (I ignore the character issues). He is no match for the devastating economy ahead. When money went berserk. Using your IRA to purchase property abroad. Student debt tsunami. A word about Netflix. Goats!


How To Assess Your Own Competence/Incompetence – 07.21.2017

July 20, 2017

What happens when big box stores abandon small communities… Trump Jr.’s ‘nefarious’ activities: a damp squib. Debit and credit card use makes you spend more.  Advantages of a second passport. Advantages of cryptocurrencies and their future. How to recognize your own competence or incompetence: some surprises! Quick stock market comment. Cash vs. plastic: the authorities want you out of cash ASAP. Why are we seeing decreasing growth?


No Turning Back – 07.17.2017

July 16, 2017

Breaking down the stats of those who are currently working in the U.S. Your money at the bank. Stealing from the future: spending out-of-control. Crimes of the Fed. It is the scourge of the earth. It must be brought down. Why single-payer is superior to all other systems of health care. Comparing attitudes to those in the U.K. just prior to the National Health Service in 1948 with those current in the U.S. Comparing current stock market hype with that prevailing just before the crash in 2000.


No War In North Korea! – 07.14.2017

July 13, 2017

Testosterone and the market. There will be no war with North Korea. Nobody wants it. Education in the U.S.: an update. Prestigious economist sees grim future. The horrendous state of the auto industry. Comment on the Putin/Trump meeting. The U.S. “intelligence agencies” know nothing. Origins of “bear market”. Unemployment stats quick comment. Government inability to control cryptocurrencies. QE: proof is now out that it did not work.


U.S. Presidents After January 20 – 07.10.2017

July 9, 2017

China repudiates Sino-British joint Hong Kong declaration in 1984. More Carmaggedon trouble ahead. A strange metamorphosis overcomes U.S. presidents on January 20th. Why Trump is so virulently hated by the elite. Working until you die. Insolvent European banks kept alive by the State and corrupt regulators. Debt-based central banking designed to favor the elite. Puerto Rico. Bill Bonner on Trump. Canadian parents want to omit their baby’s sex from official documents.


Power Causes Brain Damage – 07.07.2017

July 6, 2017

Janet Yellen cheerleads the bullish fantasies: par for the course at major market turns. Corruption from the DOT (unreported by the media). How access to power causes ‘empathy defect’. Several studies show this. Planes fly more safely autonomously. Pilots exist to reassure passengers! How the coming auto cycle bust may bring down the entire economy. The Fed’s reckless money printing is grinding down economy’s growth. Home equity withdrawals are baaaack! More travel restrictions are at hand. U.S sanctions Chinese nationals.


The Sad Case Of Madison Avenue – 07.03.2017

July 2, 2017

Hordes of shuttered shops all the way up. The Great Depression II has arrived in Manhattan. Some explanations. Those who have access to low-cost credit. Two more failed Italian banks. CNN producer admits Russia investigations are witch hunts. Slaughtering rivals as America is angling to do has been in vogue since Roman times in the 5th century. It always signals the end. Yellen’s ridiculous pronouncements. Fake news used by the major media. CNN digging their own grave. The changing meaning of work in America. Italy.