Daily Archives: May 18, 2016

‘Keep it in the ground’ movement spreading

Phase or self-preserving evolution? Here is a direct video link. Earth’s Relentless Warming Just Hit a Terrible New Threshold https://t.co/Tsmxe1LYTS via @business — Reed Landberg (@rvlandberg) May 18, 2016 Also see: Almost everything you know about climate change solutions is … Continue reading

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Lessons of the fall

Every levered boom ends in bust–every one.  Whether it be Japan in the late 1980’s, the tech driven stock frenzy of the late 1990’s, America’s housing bubble of the mid 2000’s or China’s boom and the commodities bubble that followed.  … Continue reading

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New education models: Down with debt, up with learning

The spread of exorbitantly priced, resort-style schools was possible only so long as the masses saw taking on debt as an affordable and necessary evil to launch a rewarding career.  But once that cost-benefit analysis no longer makes sense and … Continue reading

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Evolving vehicles winning hearts and minds

Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche have long dominated the world’s premium automotive ranks, making Germany home to some of the industry’s most profitable car brands. But Tesla Motors, whose Model 3 electric car enticed 325,000 would-be buyers to put down … Continue reading

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S&P 500: Searching for support encore

The S&P 500 has no realistic fundamental support for today’s historically extreme valuations. So when technical trading levels are retested, speculators and QE-proponents hold their breath and hope for one more bounce…One of these times, they are likely to be … Continue reading

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Captivating film: Youth

Watched this film twice on the weekend, and find myself thinking about it still.  Under-promoted, I just happened to stumble upon it on iTunes.  Popular at Cannes last year.  Stunning mise en scène with a beautiful soundtrack and script that … Continue reading

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