Daily Archives: November 2, 2015

Colbert takes Trump’s humble roots to task

A giggle is always good… Donald Trump started out with nothing but a million dollars and a dream. And since a million dollars is chump change to him now, Stephen has a suggestion for him.  Here is a direct video … Continue reading

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Volkswagen fraud broadens

The EPA now says the automaker installed “defeat devices” on about 10,000 model year 2014 diesel cars—including Audis and Porsches—sold in the U.S. There are an unknown number of 2016 models covered by the notice, the EPA said. See: Volkswagen: … Continue reading

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GDP growth Q4 update

As the mainstream blathers on about stock markets being attractively valued in an improving economy and consensus GDP growth estimates of 2.6% in Q4, reality does not corroborate.  See Atlanta Fed GDPNow real GDP forecast for 2015:Q4.  To wit: The … Continue reading

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Study: happier people spend less and save more

No credit-sellers, people are not ‘richer than they think’, home equity lines of credit tend to be financially harmful not smart, and people don’t need to consume more to be happy.  In fact studies show that happy people tend to … Continue reading

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How far can dividend paying equities drop?

Another area of massive price-delusion the past few years has been dividend paying equities:  preferred and common shares and funds–typically marketed as low risk, blue chip picks for conservative investors. Unfortunately with interest rates plunging over the past 7 years,  … Continue reading

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‘High-end’ home prices at high risk

Canadian housing has been going up so long this cycle, that people have begun to believe prices can never go down. “How much could they drop?” they ask in disbelief. The answer: a-whole-hell-of-a-lot. Calgary for one, is beginning to get … Continue reading

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