Monthly Archives: December 2016

Kudlow, Trump and the cult of flabby devils

Larry Kudlow is a poster-child for all that is wrong with mainstream financial ‘experts’.  A slick, supremely confident permabull on the economy and stock market, he has been a dangerous cheerleader for the sell side from the CNBC bully pulpit … Continue reading

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Deutsche Bank Whistleblower on rampant conflicts in American regulatory system

A system where unethical, illegal, self-serving actions are allowed to triumph over merit is parasitical, counter-growth–socially and financially destructive.  When the cops are allowed to be dishonest and corrupt, the situation is truly hopeless. Deutsche Bank whistleblower and former risk … Continue reading

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Trumps set to cash in on the White House

Donald Trump enters the White House with myriad financial conflicts that could tarnish his presidency. Bloomberg View’s Timothy L. O’Brien takes a look at what’s at stake. Here is a direct video link.

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Greater fool financing harms buyers to pay sell side

Such a farce:  these policies are not about helping first time home buyers, they are about helping sellers find a steady stream of greater fools and to help mortgage and realty companies keep collecting commissions. In the process, young families … Continue reading

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Danielle’s weekly market update

Danielle was a guest today with Jim Goddard on Talk Digital Network talking about recent developments in the world economy and markets.  You can listen to an audio clip of the segment here.

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Trump/Santa risk rally still within long term downtrend

There was QE 1, 2 and 3 euphoric rallies in risk appetite–2009, 2010 and 2013– then there was one measly .25 Fed hike last December and depression resumed again to early 2016 as stocks, corporate debt prices and commodities all … Continue reading

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