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Comey Friend Unveils "Smoking Gun" Story

For about a week now, Benjamin Wittes, the Brookings Institution senior fellow and noted ally of former FBI Director James Comey, has been taunting the Trump administration with tweets suggesting that another 'bombshell' story...we are now able to finally reveal what Wittes has apparently known for some time...

Feeding Frenzy In The Echo Chamber

"Mainstream media are not short on content, but they ARE short on news.. what they do is opinion, propaganda, and that’s not what they’re there for. Both they themselves and their readers should be very worried about that. Because news gathering and dissemination is a vital function in any democratic nation. Taking it away leaves a big hole."

What Problems Are We Solving By Increasing Complexity?

What problems are we solving by increasing systemic complexity? What problems are we exacerbating by adding systemic complexity? We'll know the answer when systems start breaking down and a stark choice between destroying the purchasing power of our currency or insolvency presents itself.

Bill Blain: "What A Fascinating Week This Is Shaping Up To Be"

"The next crisis is more likely to stem from the last in terms of unintended consequences. Over inflated financial asset bubbles (caused largely by the actions of central bankers - QE), will be front and centre. Sure, we can point to synchronised growth across the globe, but the real issues of confidence are under stress."

A Simple Method Of Risk Management

In hindsight, it is easy to see that investors should have been out of the market in 2001 and 2008. However, remember just prior to those two major market peaks the Wall Street mantra was the same then, as it is today: “This time is different.”