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Surprise! Wall Street Goes “All In” for Hillary Clinton

Hordes of industry executives will descend on the city to celebrate Hillary Clinton’s nomination for president and renew close associations that vexed the Democratic standard-bearer throughout her primary battle with Bernie Sanders.  Blackstone, one of the nation’s largest private equity firms, will hold an official reception in Philadelphia on Thursday featuring its president, Tony James, […]

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Monetary Insanity: When It Doesn’t Work------Just Promise To Keep Doing It Until It Does

On July 14, 2006, the Bank of Japan raised its benchmark overnight rate off zero for the first time since introducing the world to ZIRP in 1999. In doing so, the BoJ noted that the Japanese economy in its view continued to “expand moderately” and that risks inside the economy were “balanced.” The central bank...

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Janet Says No Bubbles In Sight---Just Crowdfunded House Flippers Borrowing At 14%

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$195 Billion Asset Manager: "The Time Has Come To Leave The Dance Floor"

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Memo To Kuroda: It Doesn’t Work!

What good is a target or even an emphatic commitment to it if you have already proven you can’t achieve it? So far the only “market” that really counts isn’t buying the new promises, either. We’ll see if that is just a knee-jerk reaction or if it re-ignites the contrary “dollar” trend that had so...

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"We Haven't Seen This Since The Great Depression" - Gallup CEO Destroys The "Recovery" Lie

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Trump And The Press----A Death Struggle The Latter Won't Win

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The Economy, the Stock Market and the Fed

John Hussman on Recent Developments We always look forward to John Hussman’s weekly missive on the markets. Some people say that he is a “permabear”, but we don’t think that is a fair characterization. He is rightly wary of the stock market’s historically extremely high valuation and the loose monetary policy driving the surge in […]

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The Keynesian Deflation Humbug-----A Reality Check

Surprise, surprise, surprise. Following a string of unexpectedly poor economic reports, GDP estimates for third quarter are slowing ratcheting lower. …

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Earnings And Valuations Update; Still Nowhere Near Good

At the end of July with a majority of the 500 companies included in the S&P 500 index having reported their earnings, the tabulated EPS (as reported) was figured around $24.09. That was already down sharply from just a month earlier when compared to analysts’ expectations from just before Q2 earnings season started. In late...

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