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Presenting "Things That Make You Go Hmmm"

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With David Rosenberg's free economic updates soon to be a thing of the past, now that the Gluskin Sheff strategist has decided to go premium, it seemed there may be a large void needing to be filled in the economic commentary space. It appears said void may have already been filled, by Grant Williams, publisher of the fantastic Things That Make You Go Hmmm report which combines individual commentary and linked content in one delightful package, who after a brief hiatus is now back online and making readers go hmmm. Whereas Williams previously published within the editorial confines of bulge bracket wannabe Jefferies, he has since liberated himself (and his cynicism), and is now publishing, as he puts it, "under my own auspices and without any compliance filter." Zero Hedge agrees that those are certainly the best auspices and the best filter. So for those for whom TTMYGH is a new summary, here is your introduction.

Things that Make You Go Hmmmm (pdf)


Hmmm Mar 27 2011


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Sun, 03/27/2011 - 20:31 | 1107025 vast-dom
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Sun, 03/27/2011 - 22:23 | 1107266 Cindy_Dies_In_T...
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Sorry to say but not many here are going to miss Rosie.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 23:02 | 1107363 Spitzer
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He is too keynes

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 23:45 | 1107500 JR
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The money changing industry makes money by parasitic relationships. 

In most cases, their analysis is worthless.  Don’t ever ask a barber if its time for a haircut.

Rosenberg, a deflationist and leading bond bull whose bonds increase in value in a bull market when interest rates are declining and kept artificially low, talks his book.  When Charles Schwab wrote an op ed article in the WSJ (Enough With the Low Interest Rates!) urging that the target interest rate be increased now because savers were getting killed with inflation and without making credit readily available, Rosenberg discounted any help for savers:  “What is raising interest rates going to solve?  You can argue it’s going to help savers who have money in bank deposits.  If you start raising interest rates what is it going to do to the stock market? Because the stock market is part of saving as well.  If you raise interest rates what is it going to do to bonds?  The bond market gets clobbered.  A lot of people have their savings in bonds…” 


As Antal E. Fekete said in 2008: "Of course, the Fed will keep printing dollars like crazy… Bond bulls enjoy a pleasant tailwind. Bond speculation is virtually risk-free. Under our irredeemable dollar bond bulls have a built-in advantage. The Fed has to make periodic trips to the bond market in order to make its regular open-market purchases of bonds to augment the money supply. In order to win, all the bond speculator has to do is to stalk the Fed and forestall its bond purchases. This is the Achillean heel of Keynesianism: it makes bond speculation inherently asymmetric favoring the bulls, and that will ultimately derail the economy on the deflation-side of the track.”


But, as Doug Casey said recently, the clobbering Rosie fears is on its way:  “Bonds are so overvalued, they will turn into the next great graveyard of capital, after the ongoing real estate debacle. Prices are artificially high because central banks have been buying them, partly to keep long-term rates down and partly to increase the money supply – although these two intentions are ultimately completely at odds with each other… . As rates go up – and rates are headed higher – bonds will fall.”


Mon, 03/28/2011 - 01:50 | 1107724 Popo
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And as any economist who is worth his salt will tell you:  Deflation is the natural progression of all economies.  Rosie knows this well.  But that doesn't mean it is the vector at any given time (unless of course one looks at economies in the most macro sense.  "On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero".  And as such, the natural order of economies is to deflate.)

But many will inflate, or even hyperinflate to stave off that ultimate reality:  In the end all economies eventually deflate.

The question for America is, where are we on that road right now?  One last crackup before we collapse?  Or do a generation of baby-boomer retirees eventually stop Bernanke from destroying a lifetime of earnings.

Rosie has it right in that macro sense.  He knows where it's all going. But his timing has been god-awful.  He's a smart economist and a sh*tty trader.




Mon, 03/28/2011 - 08:29 | 1108132 blindfaith
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Thanks to all about for intelligent postings and not personal rants or links to more youtube hype that has nothing to do with the subject.

Everywhere you look and everything you hear is circular reasoning.  Lies and half truths beget lies and half truths, and the general population is to busy watching their favorite 'brain-dead' TV show.  All there economists have a personal it a blog, newspaper column, hopes for a radio or TV special, book deal, name it.  Not one that I have read so far examines the big picture and looks forward (as opposed to describing what any half wit can see in his own rear-view mirror).  I supposed it any economist DID pontificate on 'what is around the corner' objectively, we would all go shoot ourselves.  Rosie...more worthless information about to try my imagination, and pry money out of my pockets.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 20:33 | 1107032 EscapeKey
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Another thing that makes me go hmm...

The Labor Department said Wednesday that the Producer Price Index rose a seasonally adjusted 1.6 percent in February -- double the 0.8 percent rise in the previous month. Outside of food and energy costs, the core index ticked up 0.2 percent, less than January's 0.5 percent rise.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:00 | 1107088 Ben Fleeced
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Are you advocating an interest rate increase? or just sayin'?

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 20:34 | 1107033 bankrupt JPM bu...
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No body's going to be reducing anything anytime soon.  Austerity is like showing a male a picture of 10 hot broads, and telling him to go home and fuck him aint happening, you can fuckin forget about it.  Print print print....

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 20:39 | 1107048 SilverIsKing
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Do you mind calling my wife while I'm on my way home?  It may greatly improve my chances.  Thanks in advance.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 20:46 | 1107070 Ben Fleeced
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UR shorti'n sumpin'

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 20:35 | 1107041 cubical
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Sun, 03/27/2011 - 20:37 | 1107047 FranSix
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Liked this one(in a nuke vein):

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 20:50 | 1107074 I am Jobe
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Holy Shitz. So much for Peace I guess.


Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:11 | 1107117 FranSix
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Notice the nuclear weapons are mostly used domestically, and never used against an enemy.  Maybe that's the secret of detente.

France & Britain are the only countries that manage to test weapons as far away as possible.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:55 | 1107211 Rusty Shorts
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A message from your C.O. follows;


Sun, 03/27/2011 - 22:41 | 1107316 serotonindumptruck
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This is why I always click on your YouTube links, Rusty. This video should be a "must watch", and Tyler should create a dedicated post.

This 'fighter-jock-flyboy' spokesperson-puke is clearly in full panic mode. His Intelligence Quotient seems to drop by at least 50 points within the first 90 seconds. It is intellectually painful to continue watching this dickhead after the first two minutes.

Thanks for the link. Passing it on.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:14 | 1107124 Ben Fleeced
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Radiated every day and sill going!

Vegas hookers are some tough broads!

Long hookers!

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:17 | 1107126 Ben Fleeced
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Radiated every day since 1945 and still going!

Vegas hookers are some tough broads!

Long hookers!

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 20:44 | 1107058 Ben Fleeced
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short Hmmmmm.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 20:45 | 1107064 buzzsaw99
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I'm all for austerity, for billionaires and maggot banksters.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 20:54 | 1107081 Ben Fleeced
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Go welfare MOM'S

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:28 | 1107151 buzzsaw99
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Pay the welfare moms to hunt maggots.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:37 | 1107170 gall batter
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First, bzsaw, go after the deadbeat maggot ex-husbands or ex-boyfriends of those welfare moms.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:47 | 1107191 buzzsaw99
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Pay baby-daddy a big fat bonus for every maggot they bag then deduct back child support.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:09 | 1107116 Cleanclog
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Gotta love the Dutch.  Inflamed that CEO of ING was awarded a Million Pound bonus, people hit the social networks - twitter, Facebook etc. - and threatened to close accounts at ING, try to cause a run on the bank, and the CEO waived his award and asked his directors to do the same.

Politicians there recently voted in a 100% tax on all bonuses paid to execs at institutions that received state aid during the financial crisis.  ING made 3 Bil Euros in profit 2011, but still owe Dutch  taxpayers 5 Bil Euros.

Egyptians, Dutch, Tunisians, Iranians can use social networks for social improvement.  UK, USA? Dancing with the Stars and Idol votes.  Urgh.  Well, maybe a little anarchy in London yesterday, and Wisconsin got something going.  But banker bonuses?  Nah.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:18 | 1107134 Natasha Fatale
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Gives "Dutch Courage" a whole new meaning, doesn't it?

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 02:22 | 1107667 Yen Cross
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Cute Femme Fatale. I wouldn't want to meet you in a dark alley. It must be the Spelling? The French Hyphen?

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:51 | 1107194 Itsalie
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Ever wonder how a few thousand brits were able to subdue the Indians and Chinese? Yup, narcotics. Just feed them fat what their lazy bones can chew, and the rest is up to you. An empire in a sad state of disintegration and dancing to more of the same. Not sure why Grant is based in the far east, where one of Krasting's jobless commenters call land of the rice eating Mother#$@! who stole his job. Whatever his reason, I bet Jim Rogers is over there for the same reason as Grant.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 22:09 | 1107240 Gordon Freeman
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Good God!  Who's the avatar??

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 23:18 | 1107410 Cleanclog
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You will flip out when I tell you the truth.  They're real

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 20:49 | 1107077 Seasmoke
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what the heck is that Shakespeare guy talking about ?

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:27 | 1107149 LoneStarHog
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It is from Romeo & Juliet.  Juliet was telling Romeo not to swear their love based upon the Moon, since the Moon is always changing and their love should be constant.


Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:02 | 1107093 LivermoreJim
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Makes me go ....zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.....

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:08 | 1107109 brxn
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Are we going to get a summary of this? Started to read but couldn't get past the first few pages, just bleh.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:17 | 1107130 augie
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yeah dancing with the stars was on, i got distracted too.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:09 | 1107112 Selah
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Armstrong intends to post new articles.
We have been advised that he is prohibited from publishing during the term of his home confinement (thru SEPT.2.2011) and that he is requesting a waiver.

Why can't he publish his doubleplusungood articles?

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:12 | 1107119 RobotTrader
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PigMen and Plutocrats get richer.

Little guy gets screwed.

Guys like Glenn Beck and Gerald Celente continue to operate convenient profiteering rackets, feeding off the poor schlubs who are constantly getting hosed by Wall St. crooks.

Same story has played out though every generation, nothing ever changes.

2% of the winners profit off of 98% of the losers.

Nothing is ever going to change.

New Ponzi Pyramid Schemes re-invented over and over by the chemists on Wall St.

Infinite Fiat is here to stay, as long as Fractional Reserve Lending continues unabated.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:18 | 1107136 spacecadet
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I know about Beck but what racket does Celente run?

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 22:25 | 1107272 Cindy_Dies_In_T...
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RT- leave Celente out of it. Seriously. atleast he will waive the costs of his newsletter if you show him your economic hardship.


Besides, the guy has been pretty reliable lately, you gotta admit, albeit its a matter of degrees.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 23:07 | 1107385 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Don't mean to patronize, but if lately is for the last several decades, then yes, he is reliable.  Robo is just jealous.  It is like how the Narrator is always trying to stop Project Mayhem.  Robo is the Narrator.

Look at you!  You''re running around in ski masks, exploding things....

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:24 | 1107144 lieutenantjohnchard
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ok, since you made enough money to "retire" to your 600 square feet los angeles apartment i guess you're saying you're one of the great 2% winners profiting off the loser 98%.

then pray tell how did you possibly lose money - your words, not mine - if you're such a great investor in the silver and gold market given the advance of gold for 10 straight years and silver being up 120% in the past year or so?

btw: are lehman, c and bear sterns pigmen / plutocrats or little guys that got screwed?

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 22:19 | 1107258 RobotTrader
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Yep, my stock trading fortunes changed dramatically after 2004, when I finally figured out how to trade with the house, not against it.

And I finally proved that I could trade for a living in 2008 - 2009 after I lost my job, and I was forced to follow the tape and not my opinions.



Sun, 03/27/2011 - 22:29 | 1107279 Cindy_Dies_In_T...
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Working for some slob is illusory. If everyone here had sense, unless its a totally cushy job, they should go work for themselves.


Keep being a player, but you know ZHers hate the game

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 22:32 | 1107287 lieutenantjohnchard
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trading for a living and retiring from vast profits made in the market are two different things. what you're saying today is that you're trading for a living, and to pay the rent. but before you've said you made enough money in the market to retire.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 22:36 | 1107302 RockyRacoon
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Where are the boobies?

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 00:58 | 1107654 Matto
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Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:35 | 1107165 lawton
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Celente at least tells the general truth about the banksters...

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:45 | 1107184 InfinityZero
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The problem is not fractional is cheap credit and unregulated markets and unbalanced budget and trading.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 00:57 | 1107650 Matto
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No, its fractional.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:46 | 1107189 Spastica Rex
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To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

Oscar Wilde

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:19 | 1107135 JR
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There are instances where Hmmm is involved; and then there are instances that come more like a bump in the night.  It’s the bump in the night that’s causing “a growing number of states, watching the sickening plunge in the value of federal paper, to start exploring how they can set up monetary systems based on gold or silver coins.”

Says Seth Lipsky: “[W]hen you go into the grocery to buy a pound of hamburger, why should you worry about how much hamburger you get...?  If Congress can permit Mr. Bernanke to use his judgment in deciding what a dollar is worth, why shouldn’t able to decide from day to day what a kilogram is worth,” i.e., how many kilograms from day to day constitute a pound?"

Or, as the founding editor of the New York Sun put it: The floating dollar is a threat to property rights.

There can be no more tragic occurrence than Bernanke’s neutralization of the value of America’s labor and property by manipulation of the dollar.  To fix the problem by allowing the market to determine interest rates and corporate profits, seeking their own levels, is to take the driving of the economy away from a maniac, IMO.

In a speech delivered February 16, Lipsky explains how the issue of the right to the property that comes to us in the form of a salary or is held by us in the form of savings is threatened by the floating dollar. Here's an excerpt from that speech:

“Now, the record is clear in respect of how America’s founders viewed money. Many of them went into the Second United States Congress, where they established the value of the dollar at 371 ¼ grains of pure silver. The law through which they did that, the Coinage Act of 1792, noted that the amount of silver they were regulating for the dollar was the same as in a coin then in widespread use, known as the Spanish milled dollar. The law said a dollar could also be the free-market equivalent in gold. The Founders did not expect the value of the dollar to be changed any more than the persons who locked away that kilogram of platinum and iridium expected the cylinder to start losing mass. In fact, in this same 1792 law, they established the death penalty for debasing the dollar.

“Today, members of the Federal Reserve Board don’t worry about how many grains of silver or gold are behind the dollar. They couldn’t care less. And this is what I believe is the most worrisome threat to property rights today. When the value of a dollar plunges at a dizzying rate—at one point in recent months it collapsed to less than 1/1,400 of an ounce of gold—Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke goes up to Capitol Hill and declares merely that he is “puzzled.” No “new urgency” to redefine the dollar for him. The fact is that we’ve long since ceased to define the dollar, and it can float not only against other currencies but even against 371 ¼ grains of pure silver.

“So, the New York Sun asked, why not float the kilogram? After all, when you go into the grocery to buy a pound of hamburger, why should you worry about how much hamburger you get—so long as it’s a pound’s worth? A pound is supposed to be .45359237 of a kilogram. But if Congress can permit Mr. Bernanke to use his judgment in deciding what a dollar is worth, why shouldn’t he—or some other Ph.D. from M.I.T.—be able to decide from day to day what a kilogram is worth?

“No doubt some will cavil that the fact that the dollar floats makes it all the more reason for the kilogram to be constant. But what’s so special about the kilogram? If the fiat dollar floats, one has no idea what it will be worth when it comes time to spend it. If the kilogram also floats, it will simply be twice as hard to figure out what something we’re buying will be worth. So what if, when we unwrap our hamburger, the missus has to throw a little more sawdust in the meatloaf?

“Or let us consider a compromise. Let’s go to a fiat kilogram—that is, permit the kilogram to float—but apply the new urgency to fixing the dollar at a specified number of grains of gold. To those who say it would be ridiculous to fix the dollar but let the butcher hand you whatever amount of hamburger he wants when you ask for a kilogram, I say, what’s the difference as to whether it’s the measure of money or of weight that floats?

“For that matter, one could go all the way and fix the value of both the kilogram and the dollar but float the value of time. You say you want to be paid $100 an hour. That’s fine by your boss. But he—or Chairman Bernanke—gets to decide how many minutes in the hour. Or how long the minute is. You know you’ll get a kilogram of meat for the price a kilogram of meat costs. But you won’t know how long you have to work to earn the money.

“There was obviously a satirical element to that Sun editorial. But it’s not satirical to say that we are in a dangerous situation in our country in respect of the dollar, and that property rights are very much bound up in the question of money…”

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:42 | 1107180 traderjoe
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Thx. Interesting.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:49 | 1107197 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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JR does work!

Verify the CPI:

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 22:47 | 1107329 JR
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As does Mr. Lennon Hendrix!  I found your blog (below) very worth the read.  Thanks for a new source of input!

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 23:09 | 1107391 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Mon, 03/28/2011 - 02:25 | 1107774 Yen Cross
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JR well read as always. I'm going to dissect this piece. It seems we are on a rebound. usd/jpy.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 06:13 | 1107944 Yen Cross
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JR you know I'm a Repub. I will dissect your your thoughts. Thanks for helping me to be a better trader.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 06:57 | 1107969 Snidley Whipsnae
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On top of the problem of 'floating dollars' and the satirical 'floating weights and measures' and 'floating time' there is the problem faced by all holding real estate of 'floating taxation' on the real estate.

Is it any wonder that sane people want a return to sound money?

Fed policies force the average person into making risky financial bets to recoup the losses on dollars held in savings.

This is a waste of time for many are not fortunate enough to be insiders and privy to information that would allow them to make enough on their trading to avoid losses.

So this flocked up state of affairs that some refer to as an 'economy' is nothing more than coercion of the many into a CONfidence scheme that will fleece them in the long run.

Watch out below!


Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:21 | 1107137 callingnew
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Bye David.  Hello Mama.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:25 | 1107143 Leo Kolivakis
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Rosie is charging now? Hmmm, given my accurate market calls, maybe I should charging for my "premium" service. :D

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:32 | 1107161 AN0NYM0US
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Without any doubt your subscribers would be looking at bargain priced Greek Islands whilst Rosies' would be looking at the weekly grocery flyers for buy one get one free Iams.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:29 | 1107152 AN0NYM0US
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With David Rosenberg's free economic updates soon to be a thing of the past, now that the Gluskin Sheff strategist has decided to go premium, it seemed there may be a large void


I agree with the above, as in void is the operative word.

I may be mistaken but I think someone referenced a  report that Rosie picked up a subscriber to his premium service.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:34 | 1107162 Raymond K Hassel
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When you decide to do it for the money, you shackle yourself.  Throw your ideas out there for free, without the pressure of the advice your subsribers duly expect.  Then you can see what comes back honestly in free form.  2 and 20 ain't all that, bad choice. 

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:38 | 1107171 zen0
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by RobotTrader
on Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:12

PigMen and Plutocrats get richer.

Little guy gets screwed.


As long as little guy is content with bread and circuses, and doesn't aspire to inbesting nirvana, the pig men and plutocrats can feed on themselves.

Makes for a good circus act.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:38 | 1107172 Milton Waddams
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That last video of the English commentator contained a gem on the lame stream media's coverage of Japan:

"I have no idea if the fear is exaggerated or not. All I know is that I'm having advanced atomic theory explained to me by people who last week were struggling to describe the color of Kate Middleton's dress and that definitely is frightening."

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:41 | 1107176 zen0
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hah! inbesting is obviously investing........isn't it?

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:43 | 1107179 PulauHantu29
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Doesn't matter. What ever the numbers the CPI will remnain Zero...The Bernank will see to it.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:45 | 1107185 zen0
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My grandparents had a house and a savings account. They died relatively comfortable. What's all this other bullshit?

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:46 | 1107188 zen0
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raving bullshit.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:47 | 1107190 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Here is a blog I recommend reading ;)

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:58 | 1107214 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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I have a lot to add to this one:

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:52 | 1107204 Ostapuk Ivano
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Does anyone know where I can find that report going forward? Thanks.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 21:56 | 1107206 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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He never puts a link on his contributions and I have wondered how many people are not aware WB7 is on blogspot.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 22:01 | 1107226 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Bruce's blog, although I think all his work is posted here.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 22:12 | 1107243 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Everyone here should know about Turd, but if you don't:

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 22:20 | 1107264 monopoly
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Thanks Tyler, very interesting report and picked up a few nuggets I did not know about.



Mon, 03/28/2011 - 00:56 | 1107649 JR
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I loudly second that.  Hopefully, there will be many more...

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 00:57 | 1107648 i-dog
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Something that made me go "hmmmmm":

Based on records captured by the US military in 2007 and analysed by researchers at the US Military Academy at West Point, 19% of foreign Al Qa'ida fighters entering Iraq through Syria came from Libya ... and 90% of those came from Darnah, Benghazi and Ajdabiyah (ie. the northeast corner of Libya, right next-door to Egypt, where the "rebels" that the US is currently supporting are operating from). Only 5 foreign fighters came from Gaddafi's tribal area of Sirt (the same number as came from France, Belgium, England and Sweden combined).

Makes ya wonder if the CIA may have pushed the administration and NATO into protecting their Al Qa'ida assets when Gaddafi started routing them. "Humanitarian mission", "protecting civilians" ... I think not!

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 04:37 | 1107890 Yen Cross
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I like cock a poodles.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 04:38 | 1107888 Yen Cross
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I'm trading ASIA on a small 10k.  Lets have fun.The London lag might blight you. That gap on euro never got closed. Take a peek at volume.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 06:17 | 1107947 Yen Cross
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Who is this wheenie that keeps throughing these kisses. Must be a disfunctional GIRL. Can't find LOVE?

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 06:28 | 1107951 Yen Cross
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Best wishes. Trade well. I'm thankfull.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 10:48 | 1108553 joseywales
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Can anyone provide the "subscribe" link embedded in the PDF?  I don't own Outlook and can't seem to find another way to see how to subscribe.  Thanks.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!