Economics

Where is the Stock Market Headed?

The list of looming black swans and immediate issues continues to grow as markets advance. This fearless market will not crash into the “wall of worry” until the bears, “justifiably” cautious and concerned about the unprosecuted fraud and unsustainable debt, finally capitulate and jump into the cesspool. The bearish brokers and analysts who …

Economics

Why Putin has Obama by the Short Hairs

Russia’s leverage in the tit-for-tat ego fight over Ukraine is founded on the systems we built and now depend – the Petrodollar and SWIFT system. In the world of international trade, you can think of the SWIFT system as the exchange and the petrodollar as the medium. What happens if Russia suddenly …

Economics

March Madness

With Russian soldiers chaperoning them to the polls, citizens of Crimea voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to have Mother Russia take care of them from cradle to grave (it’s amazing what people will sacrifice for a little perceived security). The ministers of defense for Russia and Ukraine declared no military actions …

Constitutional Neglect

Insider or Useful Idiot?

The so-called independent media continues to obstruct and lie about the massive fraud/corruption in govt and the economic destruction being caused by govt and their bosses in major corporations. For example, CBS reporter Cheryl Atkinson has resigned because of the out of control bias she witnessed and the difficulty of getting …

Constitutional Neglect

Why Are There Only $10 Bills in ATMs?

It’s hard to not write acrimoniously when you know beyond a smidgen of a doubt that fraud and corruption are rampant, and unlike economic theories, trickles down to destroy a society. Whether its Amazon trying to rip off its “Prime Customers” or the false advertising at beer concessions, when govt and …

Constitutional Neglect

One Imperative to Prevent Economic Collapse and War

Most of you already know the one imperative, but permit me to list a few factoids about our current situation to see if others can figure out what must be done first before even attempting any solutions. Without acting on this imperative, it is a virtual certainty that we will …

Constitutional Neglect

A Sustainable Alternative to Socialism & Corporatism

“In the same way, those who possess wealth and power in poor nations must accept their own responsibilities. They must lead the fight for those basic reforms which alone can preserve the fabric of their societies. Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” – John F. …

Constitutional Neglect

NSA, Patriot Act, Bail-in’s, Govt Lies, & Poor Economy – It’s All Related!

A report was delivered to the President this week by a group of outside advisors regarding the NSA’s unconstitutional data collection techniques. Among many of the complaints cited in the report, the most unreported consequence of the NSA’s surveillance is the impact on commerce, and therefore capital flows and growth. The report …

Economics

A Lesson from a World Class Trader

Martin Armstrong, who at one time may have been the most sought after money manager in the world, always assumes his trades are wrong. This skepticism forces him to quadruple check his assumptions and rationale. If only the mainstream media, pundits, and almost all of us would have the same discipline before offering …

Economics

Black Friday, Stocks, and the Flexing of Russia’s Muscle

Let me save you all the grief of trying to analyze the drop in Black Friday sales. The consumer has less discretionary income, and some have learned that debt is bad (for people and govt’s). Wow, that was hard!?! The big misconception (actually deception) by those in the media is that all …