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February 25th, 2017 8:30 pm
There's a cold war raging.
No, not the one between the US and Russia. That’s old news.
We're talking about the NEW cold war: the one for the soul of the West.
On one corner we have the globalists, basically political and financial elites who after the disasters of World War II decided that eliminating borders was the way to ensure a peaceful future. Increasingly diverse (multicultural) societies would now be governed by suprana...
February 25th, 2017 7:54 pm
By The Foundation for Economic Education. Originally published at ValueWalk.
For perhaps only the second or third time in 30 years, I care what movie is bestowed with the Academy’s “Best Picture” award this weekend. My unqualified vote goes to Mel Gibson’s biographical war drama, ...
February 25th, 2017 7:04 pm
Maybe Joshua Brown's quite period is over? He did at least emerge from his vacation to post Proudly Permabullish, which is a reminder to look at the stock market between reading depressing news articles from me. (5-year S&P 500 chart from Yahoo.)
Courtesy of Joshua M Brown
It’s become fashionable in the age of social media to derisively sneer at our fellow investors who are too optimistic and refer to them as “permabulls.” This sort of thi...
February 25th, 2017 1:49 pm
Courtesy of Jean Luc
Good article about facts and why we reject them:WHY FACTS DON’T CHANGE OUR MINDS
New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason.
By Elizabeth Kolbert
In “Denying to the Grave: Why We Ignore the Facts That Will Save Us” (Oxford), Jack Gorman, a psychiatrist, and his daughter, Sara Gorman, a public-health specialist, probe the gap between what science tells us and what we tell ourselves. Their concern is with those persistent beliefs which are not just demonstrably false but also potentially deadly, like the conviction that vaccines are hazardous. Of course, what’s hazardous is not being vaccinated; that’s why vaccines were created in the first place. “Immunization is one of the triumphs of modern medicine,” the Gormans no...
February 25th, 2017 4:37 am
Courtesy of John Rubino.
US stocks finish at record high. Gold and silver at multi-week highs. Bitcoin near all-time high. Trump national security adviser scandal evolving, EPA chief controversy ramping up after email release. Debate over Putin and fake news intensifies.Best Of The Web
It’s bubble time! – Peak Prosperity
February 24th, 2017 9:40 pm
Courtesy of Mike Shedlock (Mish)
Bitcoin hit an all-time high over $1200 today.
Traders are happy because the SEC is expected to rule on a Bitcoin ETF by March 11.
Meanwhile, Bloomberg reports China Is Developing its Own Digital Currency.
After assembling a research team in 2014, the People’s Bank of China has done trial runs of its prototype cryptocurrency. That’s taking it a step closer to becoming one of the first major central...
February 24th, 2017 2:40 pm
Courtesy of Chris Kimble.
Could Energy stocks be suggesting the next big move in Crude Oil again? Which direction are they suggesting?
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At this time the intermediate trend in Cru...
February 23rd, 2017 11:44 pm
The Manchurian President
As the Trump presidency unravels, unraveling the country along with it, there is no real political antecedent, no lessons from American history on which to draw and provide guidance. We are in entirely uncharted waters.
But there is an antecedent in our popular culture that provides a prism through which to view the contemporary calamity, especially the alleged collusion between Trump’s henchmen and Russian intelligence to deny Hillary Clinton the presidency. I am not the first observer who has ...
February 23rd, 2017 11:00 pm
Courtesy of Benzinga.Related AGN After Merck Stops Study, What Remains Of The Alzheimer's Drug Pipeline? 6 Biggest Foreign Acquisitions Of American ...
February 23rd, 2017 6:32 pm
Courtesy of Declan.In early morning action it was a clear swing to sellers after yesterday's non-event. However, buyers came back and were able to make a good chunk of these losses into today's close.
February 20th, 2017 10:33 am
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January 23rd, 2017 1:20 pm
Learn option strategies and how to be the house and not the gambler. That's especially apropos since we'll be in Vegas....
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December 9th, 2016 12:32 pm
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I'm seeing huge insider buying in the biotech company The Medicines Company (MDCO). The price has already moved up around 7%, but these buys are significant, in the millions of dollars range. ~ Ilene
Insider transaction table and buying vs. selling graphic above from insidercow.com.
Chart below from Yahoo.com.
May 13th, 2016 2:40 pm
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