Who Moved My Xanax?

"Trump’s remark raises another interesting question: namely, how much of a “shithole” is our own country these days? I would avouch, contrary to the limp narrative of boom times, that the USA is visibly whirling around the drain in just about every way that matters."

  • Jan 12, 2018 1:26 PM
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Key Trade Data Shows Rapidly-Worsening Deficit

"Donald Trump rode to the White House in part on the promise of an economic revival at home, largely by reversing the massive deficits piling up... A year later, there is an indication that this imbalance has increased against the U.S. and in favor of its trading partners..."

  • Jan 12, 2018 10:10 AM
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$60 Oil Will Not Last Long

"...if there is one thing 160 years of the oil age teaches us, there is no such thing as a mid-range balancing point in oil markets. Everyone either rushes to one side of the ship or the other, almost always at the wrong time."

  • Jan 12, 2018 8:13 AM
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