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Capitalist Exploits's picture

A Bull Market in PR

Copper CRAP Google headlines KIM Private Equity Viacom WorldCom The venture capital world is currently paying inordinate amounts of money for software companies which are making a lot of noise and not much else!

Pivotfarm's picture

How Traders Feel...

When their Stop is taken out.

rcwhalen's picture

KBRA Q2 2014 Bank Earnings Preview & The “Bernanke Shokku"

Barclays Ben Bernanke Ben Bernanke Bond Rating Agency ratings Real estate Wells Fargo FDIC: “the largest positive contribution to the year-over-year change in earnings came from reduced loan-loss provisions..."

GoldCore's picture

Currency Wars - Europe Seeks Alternative To 'Dollar Imperialism'

Capital Markets Central Banks European Union France Quantitative Easing Reserve Currency World Bank This is misguided and not in the U.S. national interest and could backfire spectacularly. After a period of relative calm, currency wars look set to escalate and will make owning gold important again in the coming months.

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57 Years Ago: U.S. and Britain Approved Use of Islamic Extremists to Topple Syrian Government

Iran Iraq Israel Middle East Neocons New York Times Turkey United Kingdom Did the U.S. and Its Allies Use ISIS to Balkanize Syria Into Smaller Regions?

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

Do You REALLY Think The Official Inflation Numbers Are Even CLOSE To Accurate?

CPI Reality One has to wonder… just how high are real costs that a food company substitutes wood pulp for meat? One also has to wonder… just how accurate is the CPI or any government inflation metric that looks primarily at nominal pricing? The simple answer to that one is “not accurate at all.”  

testosteronepit's picture

No Politician Is Allowed to Oppose Banks For Long, Not Even the French President

Central Banks China Deutsche Bank Financial Regulation France Germany Iran New York State Recession He has “no face, no party,” “never runs for office,” but “governs,” Hollande said about “his true opponent” in 2012. It went viral. Huddled masses began to dream. But that courage fizzled.

Marc To Market's picture

Exaggerating the Dollar's Demise

Bitcoin Central Banks China Department of Justice France Global Economy Iran Standard Chartered Transparency Wall Street Journal Yuan The dollar's demise has been often foretold.  The euro, SDRs, the yuan, Bitcoins all were going to be viable alternatives.  The dollar persists. 

Pivotfarm's picture

What you wish you could do to your Broker!

It ain't pretty

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

The Individual Is Rising - A Book Excerpt

Belgium Cognitive Dissonance Federal Reserve Iraq News Corp Reality Ron Paul Switzerland Time Warner Viacom The revolution is already in motion.  It is a peaceful and intellectual revolution - not one of violence or force, and that is why it will succeed.

Marc To Market's picture

Global Investment Climate: Pieces falling into Place

Bank of England China Consumer Credit CPI France Germany Italy Japan Price Action Shadow Banking Student Loans Trade Balance Trade Deficit Yen Yuan A look at the investment climate through the currency market and upcoming events and data.

bugs_'s picture

Recent Happenings in the Digital Coin World

Bitcoin HFT Price Action This past Monday the US Marshals auctioned off the "Silk Road" Bitcoin wallets at a higher than expected price to a single bidder.  The Bitcoin market strengthened coming into the auction and has held on to most of the price gains. In the alternative coin market, on the other hand, we saw panic selling of an alternative coin (but only on one site!) and aggressive selling across the spectrum of "scrypt" based coins.

Marc To Market's picture

Dollar Technicals not as Strong as Fundamentals

Australian Dollar Auto Sales BOE Canadian Dollar Commitment of Traders CPI Federal Reserve Head and Shoulders Japan Price Action Technical Indicators Volatility Yen Dispassionate overview of the price action in the foreign exchange market in the context of the funamental developments.    

Capitalist Exploits's picture

The Importance of Buying Lots of Time

John Maynard Keynes Maynard Keynes Volatility Having time on your side is crucial to your trading success

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