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Weekly Update: Janet Yellen Comforts a Diseased Market

Stocks got absolutely trounced this week, saved only by ephemeral rumors of Janet Yellen making dovish comments behind closed doors. » Read more

Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014


Gold Hits One-Month High as Fed Stalls on Rates

Gold is trading at its highest level in a month, as stocks skid and Europe struggles. » Read more

Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014


"Rich Man's Row" Is Open To Anyone - Including You

Is This Legislated Class Warfare?

Drones and wiretaps may not be the most insidious tools of the federal government. There's been a law on the books for more than 80 years that clearly states who will have and who will have not. Guess which side of the equation you're probably on... » Read more

Posted: Wednesday, October 15, 2014


We've Found the Limit of Vladimir Putin's Power

Over the summer Vladimir Putin infamously bragged that Russia could conquer not just Ukraine, but five NATO capitals in just two days. But right now, it looks like he's lucky enough just to be holding Donetsk and Luhansk. » Read more

Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2014


The Private Sector Attack on Too-Big-To-Fail

Creative Destruction Finally Comes to Finance

Creative destruction is coming to the antiquated and failed banking system, and we're all better off because of it. » Read more

Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2014


Fracking Boom?

I started calling bullshit on the fracking "boom" earlier this year, citing rising costs and falling gas prices, and concluding that even though oil production is breaking records, the economic viability of fracking was scant to non-existent. People said I was crazy. » Read more

Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2014


Another American Ebola Victim

After one of the deadliest days on record, Dr. Thomas Frieden, the head of the CDC, says we're likely to see more Americans stricken with Ebola. » Read more

Posted: Monday, October 06, 2014