Monthly Archives: February 2016

Was Clintonomics good for working people?

PERI’s Robert Pollin says the poverty rate decreased under President Bill Clinton but his support of Wall Street deregulation set up a massive transfer of wealth from the working class to the elite.  Here is a direct video link.

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Jon Oliver looks at Donald Trump

Our main story was about Donald Trump. We can’t believe we’re saying that either. Here is a direct video link.

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Yen carry trade: breaking bad

As central banks and QE spirits encouraged yet one more round of levered speculation between 2012 and 2015, ‘hot money’ borrowed in Yen at rock bottom interest rates (and a weakening currency) and bought US denominated stocks and bonds (at … Continue reading

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Low risk dividend paying sectors?

Income-seeking investors are today naively looking for shelter in some of the most heinously over-valued assets of all time.  Dividend income is always sorely insufficient compensation for huge capital losses. Losses of more than 50% were experienced in these equities … Continue reading

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TED: The art of valuable conversation

Once we develop good conversation-listening skills ourselves, we are likely to notice how few people have them and may often come away from social interactions feeling bored, depleted and even abused. Good conversation is a skill one can learn, but … Continue reading

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S&P 500 bear market rally approaches resistance

SP500 @ 1,942 enters upside resistance area (yellow circle) on this previous post of Feb 17th…will G-20 help? pic.twitter.com/Dr5q4pafkF — Cory Venable CMT (@CoryLVenable) February 25, 2016

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