Archive For: March 2014

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Obama’s Dumbest Plan Yet

Washington and Brussels … used a Nazi coup, carried out by insurgents, terrorists and politicians of Euromaidan to serve the geopolitical interests of the West.”

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European Border Changes Over Last 1000 Years

To help put the Russia-Ukraine battle over Crimea in proper perspective, here's a long historical look at European borders.Link if video does not play: European Border Changes over Last 1000 Years Mike "Mish" Shedlockhttp://globaleconomicanalysis.blogs...

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What The Hell Is That Ticking Sound In My Head! Household Wealth – The Real Story

Yesterday the media got all bulled up over the Fed’s new data on household wealth showing that it hit a record in the fourth quarter of 2013. They missed the real story.

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Hillary, Hitler, and Cold War II

Now we hear new calls for Ukraine and Georgia to be brought into NATO. Are these people sane?

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Staples Disaster Is No Fluke

There is undoubtedly a high degree of resistance to the idea that the economy is slowing, or, much worse, has already slowed considerably. For the most part, counter explanations (more narratives than evidence) revolve around the silly to absurd – snow, cold, government shutdown, etc. Office retailer Staples’ latest announcement of a sales disaster, however, [...]

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Ukraine Is A Cesspool Of Corruption And Plundering Oligarchs

Transparency International ranks the Ukraine as one of the most corrupt countries on earth, on the same rank as Nigeria. Now the EU, the US, and the IMF are scrambling to throw money at this cesspool of corruption.

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Correlation and Causation Deniers, Chickens and Eggs

...there are instances where the denial of any linkage between correlation and causation proves only that the deniers have their heads in the sand. That's particularly true in the case of central banks and financial market direction.

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Bernanke Says Policymakers Too Smart For Markets

The economists at the Federal Reserve, ECB, BoE, BoJ and elsewhere see themselves as scientists, the equivalent of nuclear engineers sitting inside the control room of a nuclear reactor.

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2014: A YEAR OF INVESTING DANGEROUSLY

...unseen by the economic mainstream, severe damage is being done to the global economy, in various ways, with the financial market consequences highly likely to be felt in 2014, and in the years to come.

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Bernanke’s Not Wasting Any Time – Earns $250,000+ for a Speech in Abu Dhabi

Ben Bernanke isn’t wasting any time cashing in on what might be the greatest transfer of wealth in history from 99.9% of the world’s population to a handful of connected oligarchs and their political minions. Cronyism does indeed pay well, …

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