Archive For: July 2017

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Chart of the Day: Why Worry---Black Tuesday Already Happened and Black Monday, Too!

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Bull's-Eye! Trump's "No Insurance Bailout" Tweets Nail It Again

The nation's tweeter-in-chief is on a roll. He laid a hard punch on the Warfare State last week by tweeting down the CIA/McCain War in Syria, and now he has leveled a haymaker against the Welfare State.

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July 31: Daily Contrarian Reads

My daily contrarian reads for Monday, July 31st, 2017.

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Chart of the Day: Income Challenged Consumers Are Dipping Into Their Reserves

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Bravo Trump! The Tweet That Is Shaking The War Party, Part 2

Syria was never meant to be a real country. Its borders were scratched on a map in 1916 by Messrs. Picot and Sykes of the French and British foreign office, respectively, and was an old-fashioned exercise in dividing the spoils of war amidst the collapse of the Ottoman Empire. It was most definitely not a product of what in the present era Imperial Washington is pleased to call “nation-building”.

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July 28: Daily Contrarian Reads

My daily contrarian reads for Friday, July 28th, 2017.

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Bravo! Trump, For The Tweet That Is Shaking The War Party, Part 1

Most of the Donald's tweets amount to street brawling with his political enemies, but occasionally one slices through Imperial Washington's sanctimonious cant. Indeed, Monday evening's 140 characters of solid cut right to the bone...

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July 27: Daily Contrarian Reads

My daily contrarian reads for Thursday, July 27th 2017.

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The Mother of All Melt-Ups

This is getting hideous. As of the moment, the S&P 500 is trading at 24.7X LTM net income, the Russell 2000 have soared to 90X, Amazon to 198X and Netflix to 227X. It's just one rip-roaring melt-up and according to the casino's most servile weathervane, it's all because of booming earnings.

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July 26: Daily Contrarian Reads

My daily contrarian reads for Wednesday, July 26th, 2017.

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