Archive For: July 2015

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How Medicaid And Pensions Are Crushing State Budgets

But at some point states won’t be able to cut their employment roll to make ends meet. Rising Medicaid and pension costs won’t decline anytime soon, and the funding issue is only going to get worse. That means they’ll have to find other ways to plug their budget gaps.......It might take time, but eventually states will use the same tactic as California – a “temporary” tax hike that somehow becomes permanent

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Chinese Auto Sales Collapse At Fastest Rate In 3 Years----Vast Fields Of Unsold Vehicles

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Portugal's Experiment In Drug Decriminalization-----A Policy Success Story

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Is Shanghai A Leading Indicator For The S&P 500?

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Similarities Between China's Stock Market Crash and 1929 Are Eerie

For students of history, the China stock market crash looks eerily familiar. It's playing out much like the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929.....

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Chris Christie-----320 Pounds Of Neocon Bile

There’s a group of GOP presidential aspirants who have a next-to-zero chance of clinching the nomination who’ve decided that their main issue, the central organizing principle of their campaigns, is going to be needling Rand Paul. While Lindsey Graham is competing for the prize in this contest, the latest entrant in this subset of losers […]

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The China Crash Is Not Over-----Five Viewpoints On The Turmoil Ahead

This weekend's reading list is a collection of analysis as to the potential impact of the deflating of the Chinese bubble. Will the interventions by the Chinese government stem the tide of selling or only postpone it? More importantly, is history set to repeat itself.

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Bubble Fracture Alert-------Junk Bond New Issue Market Has Shutdown

“Holding cash as one searches for dislocations will pay off.”

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Why China's Market Isn't Fixed And The Global Bubble Will Keep Imploding

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China's Other Crash------Massive Excess Steel Capacity Has Driven Prices Per Ton Cheaper Than Cabbage!

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