Corporate America

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The Cost of Stagnation: We're Living In Limbo





This erosion of opportunities to complete life's stages and core dramas is rarely recognized, much less addressed. The End of Secure Work and the diminishing returns of financialization are disrupting these core human challenges and frustrating those who are unable to proceed to the next stage of life...

 
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The War On Cash: Why Now?





Why are governments suddenly so keen to ban physical cash? The answer appears to be that the banks and government authorities are anticipating bail-ins, steeply negative interest rates and hefty fees on cash, and they want to close any opening regular depositors might have to escape these forms of officially sanctioned theft. The escape mechanism from bail-ins and fees on cash deposits is physical cash, and hence the sudden flurry of calls to eliminate cash as a relic of a bygone age — that is, an age when commoners had some way to safeguard their money from bail-ins and bankers’ control.

 
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Revenue Recession: Investors Are Paying Too Much For Growth, Barclays Says





In the U.S., the economy has failed to accelerate, with GDP growth stubbornly below 2.5%. It is worse in Europe and even China has slowed. Stagnant global economic growth, a strong USD, and lower oil prices have combined to cause revenue growth for the S&P 500 to fall. The first quarter of 2015 was the first quarter of negative sales growth for the S&P 500 since the financial crisis. 2Q15 is expected to be worse

 
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Apple Plunges Despite EPS Beat On iPhone Sales Miss, Drop In China Sales, Weak Guidance And Strong Dollar Warning





The company which was carrying the fate of not only the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 on its shoulders had taken the stairs up, and just took the elevator down.

 
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A New World Order of Corporate America Recruiting?





One more bizarre example of the NWO of the Corporate America recruiting process...

 
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Ex-Im Bank Bites The Dust Today - Good Riddance To A Crony Capitalist Heist





The Export-Import Bank died last night when its charter expired. After 81 years, what is commonly known as Boeing’s Bank is headed toward Washington’s trash bin. When Congress returns it could revive Ex-Im, which primarily subsidizes big business exports. But a proper burial for what Barack Obama once called “corporate welfare” would save Americans money, reduce economic injustice, and promote economic growth. Ex-Im’s closure is a very rare victory for the good guys in Washington. Crony capitalism is running rampant in America, undermining confidence in a market economy.

 
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America Is Its Own Worst Enemy - Trapped In Irrational Exuberance





Yes, the clock’s ticking louder, louder, warns the Economist, “only a matter of time before the next recession strikes.” Unfortunately, the “rich world is not ready.” America’s not prepared. You are not ready.

 
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How Companies Are Using PIP To Humiliate and Get Rid of Workers





Another story from The dark side of Corporate America....

 
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$140 Billion Bond Fund Goes To Cash As It "Braces For Bond-Market Collapse"





“If you distort markets for long periods of time and then you remove those distortions, you’re subject to unanticipated volatility,” TCW's Jerry Cudzil tells Bloomberg, adding that the firm is "as defensive as [it's] been since pre-crisis.”

 
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How Some Companies Are Scamming Job Applicants





Guess what?  You were never meant to get the job!

 
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Foreign Policy Coup: De-Americanization of World's Conflicts





Somehow, in the stupor of false patriotic pride, Americans are unwilling to accept that their enemy is not scattered around the seven seas, as they are being told, but has pitched its bivouac tent right here at home; government and most endearing American institutions having been hijacked by a ruling elite that have placed Washington under their thumb. For self-preservation, America’s ruling elite might consider optimizing its position, not just domestically but internationally, by accepting conviviality as its foreign coup. A farfetched proposition...?  Of course; but world peace can benefit us all.

 

 
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The War On Cash: Officially Sanctioned Theft





While the benefits to banks and governments of banning physical cash are self-evident, there are downsides to the real economy and to household resilience. Why are governments suddenly acting as if cash money is a bad thing that must be severely limited or eliminated?

 
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You're Fired – Now Train Your Much Cheaper Foreign Replacement





The U.S. middle class is being systematically ripped to shreds, and most Americans are showing very little alarm about this. How much damage has to be done before people will finally start waking up?

 
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