Miley Cyrus: 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover Happy Hippie Presents: Backyard Sessions – 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover performed by Miley Cyrus Click here to donate: http://happyhippies.org/#donate To launch The Happy Hippie Foundation, Miley created a new Backyard Sessions series and invitedspecial musical guests to perform with her to make these music video collaborations. Founded…
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Aretha Franklin’s Irrevocable Respect: The Untold History
The Untold History of Aretha Franklin’s Irrevocable “Respect” www.elle.com/culture/music/a35398/arethas-anthem/?src=longreads Aretha Franklin Best Rendition ‘Respect Live 1968 Aretha Franklin Day (Rare)’ Aretha Franklin – Respect (Live)
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Doug Casey: The Real Problem Is Government
Submitted by Doug Casey via InternationalMan.com,
I give a good number of speeches each year. For some time I've asked audiences a question: "What useful purpose does the U.S. government serve?" I do that not to be challenging or provocat…
The Difference Between Bernie’s & Hillary’s Tax Plan Explained In 1 Simple Cartoon
On the one hand…
One can't help but look at the current debacle and consider whether, just as we warned, The Cloward-Piven strategy is reaching a pivotal moment…
In the mid-sixties at the height of the &ldquo…
China – A Reversal Of Urbanization?
Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum via Acting-Man.com,
Economic and Demographic Changes
We have discussed China’s debt and malinvestment problems in these pages extensively in the past (most recently we have looked at various efforts to keep the yuan …
One Reader Tried To Get The Recording Of Yellen’s "World-Saving Phone Call"; This Is What The Fed Replied
Two weeks ago we showed something striking: while combing through Janet Yellen’s recently disclosed daily diary, we noticed that on February 11 and 12, the Fed chair held two critical phone calls, one with BOE governor Marc Carney and the next day, wit…
Live Feed From Japan Which Wakes Up To Destructive Earthquake Aftermath
The massive magnitude 7.3 earthquake that struck Japan this afternoon, the strongest since the devastating quake of 2011, took place at night local time, and as such there was little available media coverage. As Japan wakes up, much of the destruction …
America’s Imperial Overstretch
Submitted by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org,
This week, SU-24 fighter-bombers buzzed a U.S. destroyer in the Baltic Sea. The Russian planes carried no missiles or bombs.
Message: What are you Americans doing here?
In the South China Sea, U.S. planes…
How To Trade The Coming Helicopter Money: Deutsche Bank Explains
Now that not only Mario Draghi but also Ben Bernanke have joined in the loud and growing chorus of “economic experts” debating the arrival of the monetary paradrop and suggesting that that helicopter money “may be the best available alternative”, it is…
Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 4.15.16
Succinct Summations for the week ending April 15th 2016 Positives: Initial jobless claims came in at 253k, down from 267k previously. S. and global stocks finished the week higher. CPI rose 0.1% m/o/m and 0.9% y/o/y. Core inflation rose 0.1% m/o/m. Bloomberg consumer comfort index came in at 43.6, better than the 42.6 expected. Mortgage…
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Weekend Reading: Sagacious Discombobulation
Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com,
I noted in yesterday’s post that individuals, while still fully invested in the financial markets, are saying they are extremely bearish on the market. To wit:
“Speaking of the Fed,…
Slim Majority in U.S. See Good Local Job Market Conditions
Fifty-one percent of U.S. adults believe the job market in the city or area where they live is good for job seekers. Those employed full time and nonwhites are far more likely to think that now is a good time to find a good job.
Silver Soars, Stocks Roar On 2nd Biggest Short-Squeeze Since 2011
After a week like this:
Retail Sales Tumble
Industrial Production Plunge
30Y Yield UNCH
Small Caps +3%
This seemed appropriate:
This was the worst two-week period for US Macro surprises since Dec 1st 2015…..
Mike Corbat now entangled in banking Catch-22
The Citigroup boss aced both the living will and stress tests. He also has fashioned an efficient operation, evidenced by Q1 results. To improve on a 6.4 pct return on equity, though, will require…
Why All Central Planning Is Doomed To Fail
Authored by Bill Bonner of Bonner & Partners (annotated by Acting-Man.com's Pater Tenebrarum),
[ed. note: this article was originally published on March 5 2013 – Bill Bonner was on his way to his ranch in Argentina, s…
Which Are The Highest Paying Trading Jobs
As the following chart showing the collapse in trading revenue across the banks who have reported Q1 earnings so far shows…
… it has been a very bad start to the year for America’s largest, too big to fails/too big to prosecute.
It has bee…
"It’s Turning Into A Ghost Town" – One In Five Calgary Offices Is Now Empty
As we’ve covered extensively in the past (here and here), home prices and vacant offices in Calgary have been a complete disaster as a result of the collapse in oil prices. Recall the troubling divergence in home prices that Calgary is experiencing in …
Real Estate Agent Responsibilities & Duties – What to Do If You’re Mistreated
Buying or selling a home is often the single biggest financial decision people make in their lives. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, are looking for a second home, or need to sell property, you will likely hire a real estate agent for assistance…
Exposing The False Promises Of The Socialist "Poison That Bernie Is Peddling"
Excerpted from 50-Year Wall Street Veteran Joe Rosenberg's Op-Ed via The Wall Street Journal,
It takes an immigrant like me to parse the poison that Bernie Sanders is peddling to the naive youth of this country. It takes someone who has experienced…