International counterfeiters are fully aware of this, and over the past few years, they’ve been ramping up their efforts in order to flood the markets with counterfeit gold pieces.
From an odds standpoint, retail customers should realize that being “long” in a market gives them a one-in-three chance of winning. That’s because equity markets can do one of three things: they can go up, they can go down, or they can stay the same.
Of course, we have now advanced technologically to the point that actual physical activity is a thing of the past, since kids can sit and play with their PCs, laptops, Xboxes, and probably a dozen other devices that don’t require them to move at all, other than to shift their fingers.
It was very entertaining to watch a dedicated, consummate politician work the room. In this case, the politician was Kathleen Sebelius, the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the “room” was the entire state of Florida.
It’s always fun to look back and play Monday-morning quarterback, especially if you weren’t involved.
What happens when the youth of America, namely the 25-and-under crowd, finally wake up? What happens when they ultimately take their eyes off their smartphones, stop texting, and realize that they’ve been had?
I’m just a simple journalist and economist who once taught junior high school math following my college graduation. However, it seemed to me that the math didn’t add up three years ago when Obamacare was first proposed, and it certainly doesn’t make any sense now.
If they really wanted to be rich, easy rich, what I should have done was teach my kids how to be politicians.
Indeed, when it comes to sports trivia, the president is certainly a well-informed authority. But when it comes to world events, economics, and providing much needed leadership as he attempts to run this country, Obama is totally clueless.
When it comes to negotiations involving the so-called federal regulators (U.S. Justice Department) and the big-money-center-too-big-to-fail-national-institutions better known as banks, it seems that it really isn’t rocket science.
Since taking office, Obama has been highly successful in turning our country into a food stamp-reliant, disability-dependent, and part-time jobs mecca.
I am the people—the mob—the crowd—the mass. Do you know that all the great work of the world is done through me?
Am I kidding myself, coming to the defense of Alan Greenspan? But apparently if I don’t do it, no one else will.
We’ve learned from our so-called political leaders that between now and February of next year, they will sit down in a “bicameral moment” and resolve all their differences. . .
I write this column with a heavy heart as once again our so-called American political leaders have abandoned their principles and responsibilities in favor of their own personal gain.
NBC sportscaster Bob Costas recently took to the television airwaves in order to exclaim that the NFL’s Washington Redskins nickname is “an insult” and a “slur.” Mr. Costas, do you really want to go there?
Correct me if I’m wrong, but to me, but furlough sounds like an unscheduled paid vacation.
Fundamental to the Bernanke-Yellen-Keynes philosophy is that credit (debt) is the main pathway to growth, and that the manipulation of interest rates and ease of access to money will somehow be the linchpin for a flowing and growing economy.
So, it would appear that a business owner’s decision as to what they will pay their employees is about to be taken out of the business owner’s hands.
As the high drama continues to intensify in Washington, D.C., my confusion also continues to increase. According to the Treasury Department the borrowing limit will be reached a little later this month, on October 17th. But the real problem would be reached on October 31st, as all the Treasury Department tricks will have been exhausted.
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