• Pivotfarm
    04/18/2014 - 12:44
    Peering in from the outside or through the looking glass at what’s going down on the other side is always a distortion of reality. We sit here in the west looking at the development, the changes and...

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williambanzai7's picture

THE BANKSTA INTeRNaTioNaLe (MAY DAY WeeKeND 2011)

The Banksta Internationale unites the Banksta race!


4closureFraud's picture

The Foreclosing Adventures of Pinocchio

Deutsche Bank Florida Global Economy New Century Two Foreclosure Cases, Four Assignments, on Same Note and Mortgage


Reggie Middleton's picture

Blackberries Getting Blacked Out, Imitate Amateur Base Jumpers Sans Parachute!

After Hours Apple Capital Markets Google Market Share NASDAQ RBC Capital Markets Risk Management As competition that is as inevitable as gravity itself both validates our contrarian thesis and causes Research in Motion’s stock to imitate amateur base jumpers, sans parachute…


Reggie Middleton's picture

A Realistic Look At The Success Of Google’s Investment History

Apple ETC Google Market Share Monetization NBC NBC Universal OpEx Sell Side Analysts As promised, I am presenting historical justification of the logic behind my call of absurdity in the drastic drop in share price after Google announces a redoubled effort in investment and marketing of its nascent businesses.


Leo Kolivakis's picture

Are States' Pensions the Next Crisis?

Illinois Meltdown Ohio Recession Stress Test Earlier this week, the Pew Center on the States issued the results of its “fiscal stress test” of the 50 state pension programs, and the results are troubling to say the least. But is this really the next crisis or just more fear mongering?


Bruce Krasting's picture

Sen. Kohl to Geithner - "I want a Sweet deal"

Medicare NRA Tim Geithner Treasury Department Same old same old in D.C. thinking.


williambanzai7's picture

THe WeDDiNG GueST

The wedding guest here beat his breast, For he heard the loud bailout bassoon...--Samuel Taylor Coleridge


ilene's picture

Student Loan Debt Hell: 21 Statistics That Will Make You Think Twice About Going To College

Indiana Reality The Graduate Unemployment Posted below are 21 statistics about college tuition, student loan debt and the quality of college education in the United States….


CapitalContext's picture

Capital Context Update: Observations and Other Greeks

Australia CDS Equity Markets Greece High Yield Implied Correlation Ireland iStar Japan Liz Claiborne Option Skew Portugal recovery Sovereigns Viacom Volatility While stocks seemed in a world of their own today relative to Treasuries, FX carry, PMs, oil, and even the USD, they managed to make solid gains amid above average volume following a series of dismal macro prints this morning. Credit outperformed but we outline why the velocity of moves may slow a little here.


ilene's picture

Reality Check - How Much is that Priced in Euros?

200 DMA Ben Bernanke China Consumer Confidence Copper Displaced Moving Average Fail Free Money Greece Gross Domestic Product India None Real estate Reality Recession recovery Russell 2000 Too Big To Fail Unemployment Unemployment Claims United Kingdom World Bank Yen Yuan We are right on track for the next American revolution but it's a slow train so grab those fish while you can, my friends - you may need them to barter with down the road!


Phoenix Capital Research's picture

Bernanke Has Officially Killed the Dollar

Ben Bernanke Reserve Currency Yesterday, Bernanke staged a “conference” answering “questions” from “journalists.” It’s striking that the man with the most power in the world would be handled with kid gloves. After all, if he’s in charge of directing the world’s reserve currency, surely he could answer a few hardball questions about his insane policies However, instead of holding this miscreant accountable for his monetary madness, the “journalists” let him prattle on with his meaningless drivel. The markets, on the other hand, read through his BS. Soon after the conference the US Dollar collapsed to a three year low.


williambanzai7's picture

BeRKSHiRe HaTHaWaY--HeY Moe!

9:30AM NYUK Opening Bell: Berkshire Hathaway has further escalated its war of words with former executive Curly Sokol...


Smart Money Europe's picture

Chinese Yuan is Going For Gold… Literally!

Ben Bernanke Ben Bernanke China Gross Domestic Product Money Supply People's Bank Of China Renminbi Twitter Wall Street Journal World Bank World Gold Council Yuan The Chinese yuan is going strong again, breaking the 6.5-dollar-level over night: Thanks Ben! In the meantime, gold demand in China is surging... what does this all mean?


MoneyMcbags's picture

Genius Prevailed

Belgium Crimson Google Japan KIM Larry Summers Meltdown Middle East Nouriel Nouriel Roubini Twitter It's Not You, It's Money McBags


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