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Mint Partners: "What's Going On Is That Strong Hands Are Selling To Weak Hands"

"In case you haven’t noticed, the SPX remains firmly ensconced between 2400 and 2500 where it has been since late May. So it’s going on four months that the market has been stuck in this range. We believe what we are experiencing is distribution. By that we mean strong hands are selling to weak hands."

40 Percent Of Americans Now "Prefer Socialism To Capitalism"

"That is a large minority... and it includes a majority of the liberals - who will be pushing for a completely different economic model to dominate our nation... That is the stuff of civil wars. It ought to set off alarm bells among more traditionally-oriented leaders across the nation..."

Yes, You Should Be Concerned With Consumer Debt

The mirage of consumer wealth has been a function of surging debt levels. “Wealth” is not borrowed, but “saved,” and this is a lesson that too few individuals have learned. Until the deleveraging cycle is allowed to occur, and household balance sheets return to more sustainable levels, the attainment of stronger, and more importantly, self-sustaining economic growth could be far more elusive than currently imagined.

Macron Approval Rating Crashes Twice As Fast As Trump's

It appears that Trump is no longer the president with the fastest plunge in his approval rating: that honor has now fallen to France's Emanuel Macron, who since his dramatic victory in the May 7 presidential election, has seen his popularity plummet twice as fast as that of even Donald Trump.

Why Obamacare Repeal Failed

...rural Trump-backers have come to terms with Obamacare. “As much as I was against it,” said one fiscally conservative voter, “at this point I’m against the repeal.” One restaurant owner commented, “I can’t even remember why I opposed it.”