Archive For: April 2015

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21% LinkedIn Plunge-----The Mania Stocks Are Starting To Crack

It's tough predicting the end to manias. Tonight I ponder a 21% plunge in extended hours trading in LinkedIn. Is the mania over?

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Punk Q1 GDP Wasn't Surprising---It Extends A 60-Year Trend Of Exploding Money And Imploding Growth

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The "Scariest Spreadsheet In Fed Possession" Just Revealed A Very Scary Number For Q2 GDP

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Markets and the FOMC – the Game of Chicken Continues

  The Most Non-Surprising FOMC Statement Ever Kremlinologists were probably a bit baffled by the brevity and complete lack of surprises in yesterday’s press release by the preeminent US central economic planning agency. What else was supposed to happen though? Readers can compare the statement with the previous one with the help of the WSJ’s […]

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The Government War On Cash----Its Going Global

But banks and governments seek total control of money, and this can only be achieved if they possess a monopoly on the flow of money......If a worldwide system can be implemented in which currency transactions can only take place electronically through banking institutions, the banks will then have total power over the ability of a people to function economically.

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After Damascus Falls-----The Carnage Will Be On Senator McCain And His Neocon/R2P Cohorts

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Inside The Q1 GDP Report------Consumers Are Dropping, Not Shopping

Both Keynesians and monetarists are almost entirely focused on demand, aiming squarely at spending as the means to economic growth. Since 2008, and really 2007, the amount of “stimulus” recorded in that attempt to beckon “aggregate demand” is unlike anything ever seen before. Trillions and trillions of QE-drawn magic have been unleashed as well as...

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Government Stats Both Hide and Reveal Situation Fraught With Peril

Don’t ask me how they come up with this stuff. Like GDP growth of 0.2%. Here we go again with the usual headline seasonally adjusted (SA) nonsense. They take a couple dozen fictional seasonally adjusted components for quarterly change, from an admittedly limited sample that they warn will be updated and revised, and then they crunch…

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Trillions Of Stimulus But Nothing To Show----Q1 Nominal Final Sales Went Negative

These are strange economic times, with an undeclared (and unrequited) recovery existing apparently alongside an undeclared (and strengthening) recession. The economy is superficially partly one thing and partly the other, producing innumerable inconsistencies that should be more troubling than they are taken. Maybe that relates to the fact that almost six full years after the...

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Obama Green Energy Loans--------Swamped In Red Ink

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