Weekend Reading: You Have Been Warned

"Investors aren’t paying attention... There is an important picture that is currently developing which, if it continues, will impact earnings and ultimately the stock market..."

How Uncle Sam Inflates Away Your Life

"Remember, your life-savings is just that.  It represents your life... So, when Uncle Sam confiscates your life-savings via the inflation tax something more is happening...  Not only are you being robbed of your money, you’re being robbed of your life.  Your life’s simply inflated away.  Poof!"

A Porn Star And Rapper Coolio: Presidential Hopefuls For 2020

“We’re voting for people as if we’re on a reality television show, and my concern is if we continue to purely vote for celebrities, or political figures, or the most entertaining, they’re not always going to be quality politicians..."

The Demise Of Dissent: Why The Web Is Becoming Homogenized

In other words, we'll be left with officially generated and sanctioned fake news and "approved" dissent: unemployment is at record lows, inflation is near zero, the "recovery" is alive and well, Russia is the enemy and any suggestion to the contrary is propaganda that must be eradicated as fake news, etc.

Muddy Waters Proved Right As Huishan Dairy Prepares For Liquidation

Huishan’s troubles should be a cautionary example for investors, said Charles Macgregor, head of emerging markets research at Lucror Analytics. “There is very likely more Huishans out there, this type of behavior is hardly isolated to a few bad apples.”

Bitcoin Nears $8000 After SegWit2x Fork

Despite miner support dropping to a mere 7% the SegWit2x fork is being attempted and for now there is no major impact aside to note that Bitcoin is rising on the day - testing $8000 for the first time.