• Pivotfarm
    04/22/2014 - 20:14
    Age-old myths and fantasies about turning stuff that was worthless into gold. Alchemists leaning over their cauldrons of bubbling brew in the dark recesses of the dungeon of some mythical castle...

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Donald Trump Did you know...

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Two Questions

ETC Google Market Crash Newspaper Recession Tax Fraud Zurich Do we need bounty hunters? How about 70% tax rates?

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CNBC Video | Let’s Bulldoze The Foreclosed Homes Because the “Fixtures, the WIFI, or Whatever, Even the Color is Not Going to be Stylish By the Time...

Okay, if you have anything in a close vicinity to you that you wouldn’t want broken, move it away before you watch this clip…

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China MediaExpress Holdings Gets Coveted AAA Credit Rating!!!

China CRAP Credit Rating Agencies default Google Rating Agencies ratings Never mind the auditor resignation and other myriad indications of severe accounting fraud...

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It's Not Just Alternative Energy Versus Fossil Fuels or Nuclear - Energy Has to Become DECENTRALIZED

Australia Department Of Energy France Geothermal International Energy Agency Japan Michigan Natural Gas Nuclear Power The question of centralization versus decentralization might be even more important than fossil fuels versus nuclear versus alternative energy …

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It’s GAME OVER For the US

default Federal Reserve Great Depression Hyperinflation Medicare Purchasing Power Reserve Currency If the US were a company, it’d be spending more in salaries than it makes in sales. Aside from being unprofitable, it’s also got a MASSIVE debt load. And it’s current policy of paying out more than it makes only increases this debt load… which begs the question… who’s going to pay the interest payments on the debt? Now, about those payments…More than half of all Americans (59%) receive a Government payout in one form or another. This is not a sliver of the population… it is endemic to the system.

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Inflation Fears Dampen Pension Plan Gains?

Bond Canadian Dollar Core CPI CPI Japan Middle East Is rising inflation a serious problem in Canada and how will it impact pension funds' returns?

ilene's picture

20 Signs That A Horrific Global Food Crisis Is Coming

China Global Economy headlines India Japan Meltdown Middle East None Saudi Arabia World Bank As competition for food supplies increases, food prices are going to go up. In fact, at some point they are going to go way up.

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Closing Context Update: Up-in-Quality Continues

Aussie Australia Bond CDS CSC Equity Markets Greece headlines Implied Correlation Ireland Italy Japan NIM recovery Sovereigns Headlines will crow of the strength in equities and credit today. However, the lack of high beta participation in credit, the underperformance of financials, and the clear continuation of the somewhat more risk-averse up-in-quality trade in credit and equity markets remains a concern.

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One Year Anniversary of the Gulf Oil Spill

Florida Mexico Has anything really improved?

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The Great Flattening of Q1 2011

Conference Board Consumer Confidence Consumer Sentiment Gallup headlines Housing Starts National Federation of Independent Businesses NFIB Stagflation Putting aside the S&P threat to downgrade U.S. debt for the moment, consumer and business confidence is weakening, which would be consistent with other data we are seeing about such diverse things as retail sales and industrial production. This is consistent with our forecast for stagflation.

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Investing In This Climate Is Like ...

Some extreme sport analogies ...

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