Using Women’s Photos To Lure Dumb Men
Economic Policy Journal | 28 January 2015
Opposite of Rickards’s…

America the Relatively Beautiful
Bloomberg | 29 January 2015
The U.S. is merely winning the Least…

Everyone is scared: Nobel Prize winner Shiller
Yahoo | 28 January 2015
Leave something for them because…

RMB breaks into the top five as a world payments currency
Swift | 28 January 2015
Chinese yuan overtook…

Insurance Industry Adjusts to Earthquake Risk Caused by Fracking
All Gov | 27 January 2015
Before insurance companies set…

Russian Central Bank Deputy Head Shoots 3 Dead In The Far East Of The Country Before Killing Himself
Business Insider | 27 January 2015
The discussion focused on…

How to Start a Business With Very Little Money
WSJ | 26 January 2015
By financing the company with…

US Trustee in GM Case Throws Up All Over Evercore Fee App; Calls Fee Demand “Staggering” and “Incredible”
Zero Hedge | 26 June 2009
Taxpayer rape…

“No Money For War”–IMF to Ukraine
Fort Russ | 27 January 2015
Factories are being…

Inflation Since 2000
The Preservation Portfolio | 08 July 2014
Expenses in excess of…

Swiss Franc Yield Curve Negative for 12 Years; Bond Crash – Austrian Bank Raiffeisen; Another One Bites the Dust
Mish’s Global Economic Analysis | 27 January 2015
It only takes one wrong macro…

S&P Cuts Russia’s Rating to Junk; Sanctions and Oil Slump Hammer Ruble
Bloomberg | 26 January 2015
There’s likely going to…

UK Gov’t in $9m Bid to Win Contract to Help Run Saudi Prisons
Arabian Business | 26 January 2015
Saudi Arabia has come under…

Bank Regulators Have Ethical Problems of Their Own
American Banker | 26 January 2015
Both officials noted the public’s…

IMF’s Lagarde rules out special treatment for Greece
Reuters | 23 January 2015
Greece still needed…

Austerity Age Fades as Road Work Pushes Atlanta to Borrow
Bloomberg | 22 January 2015
This bond is intended…

15 Best Stocks of the 21st Century
Fidelity | 14 January 2015
Some winning stocks…

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Manager ‘Truly Sorry’ for Blowing Up Hedge Fund

Bloomberg | 21 January 2015
I acted…

ECB Seeks to Inject Up to 1.1 Trillion Euros Into Economy in Deflation Fight
Bloomberg | 21 January 2015
Governors must also…

Is Dollar Next? Investors Reassess After Swiss Shock: Currencies
Bloomberg | 21 January 2015
those two could conspire” to hurt…

S&P Suspended and Fined $80 Million in SEC, State Mortgage Bond Cases
Bloomberg | 21 January 2015
Agreed to be suspended from rating the…

Swiss Franc Remains at Sky-High Levels; Swiss Stocks Regain Some Stability
WSJ | 19 January 2015
Credit Suisse economists…

Chinese Stock Market Suffers Biggest Fall since 2008 – As it Happened
Guardian | 19 January 2015
Chinese regulators imposed…

The Geopolitics of Finance Heats Up: Russia and China Launching New Credit Agency
Giza Death Star | 17 January 2015
The bottom line with all this…

In Praise Of Price Discovery—–The Market Is Off Its Lithium
David Stockman’s Contra Corner | 16 January 2015
Casino players will learn…

LA Residents Need to Make $33 an Hour to Afford the Average Apartment
Southern California Public Radio | 15 January 2015
In order to afford to purchase the median-priced home…

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Alibaba in Major Initiative to Court China Consumer for U.S. Retailers
Yahoo Finance | 16 January 2015
At the heart…Alibaba’s and…

Forget Emerging Markets. Hot Topic at Davos 2015 is the U.S.
Bloomberg | 15 January 2015
“If you want to participate in innovation, you have to be in”…

Russia Picks New Monetary Policy Chief as Currency Plummets
Bloomberg | 15 January 2015
CBR will now try to…

Swiss Central Bank Stuns Market with Policy U-turn
Reuters | 15 January 2015
SNB said it would expand its three-month Libor target range to…

China Pledges $35 Billion to Latin America
World Affairs Journal | 14 January 2015
An ambitious 10-year regional…

Truth or Skepticism Featuring Dylan Ratigan | Bring in the Lefty
YouTube | 13 January 2015
Money is made…

World Bank Cuts 2015 Forecast for Global Economy
Business Week | 13 January 2015
The bank sees risks that…

Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan to join Beijing-backed development bank
Reuters | 13 January 2015
Total number of founder nations…

China’s Yuan Shifts into Currency Major League
Reuters | 14 January 2015
Bankers in London say…

China and Russia to Launch New Credit Rating Agency in 2015
RT | 13 January 2015
Each member will hold…

China Pledges US$250bn in LatAm Investment in Next Decade
BN Americas | 12 January 2015
Latin America has increased…

A Rare Bull Emerges Among All the Oil Bears
WSJ | 12 January 2015
The strength of the U.S. dollar…

Shale Drillers Can Brag About Their Holdings. Investors Ask: How’s Your Debt?
Bloomberg | 12 January 2015
“If you’re in the industry long…

This Guy Called Bonds in ’14. You Listening This Time?
Bloomberg | 12 January 2015
Major dismisses concerns about…

Japan Joins Germany With Five-Year Government Yield Evaporating
Bloomberg | 12 January 2015
That’s forcing the bond market to…

It’s Amateur Hour in the Booming Chinese Stock Market
Bloomberg | 11 January 2015
Trading at 1.68 yuan on Oct. 8, has since surged…

New Findings Point to Private Credit “Perfect Storm” Brewing in Your Financial Future
Naked Capitalism | 10 January 2015
Up until the 1970s, the ratio…

The 10 Most Important Econ Charts of 2014 Show Ongoing Looting By the Top 1 Percent
THE//INTERCEPT| 09 January 2015
“The best response to Charlie Hebdo attack”…

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World’s Best Forecaster Targets Euro-Dollar Parity: Currencies
Bloomberg | 08 January 2015
Few investors will want…

Greek Crisis Jolts QE Juggernaut as ECB Ponders Deflation
Bloomberg | 08 January 2015
Justice will publish an opinion on…

Crude Collapse Seen Boosting China’s South American Clout
Bloomberg | 08 January 2015
China supports Venezuela’s efforts to…

EU Offers 1.8 Billion Euros for Ukraine as Germany Seeks Reform
Reuters | 08 January 2015
George Soros urged…

Record Global Oil Demand: Even as the Price of Oil Declined
SRSrocco Report | 08 January 2015
High-cost U.S. Shale Oil Industry is about to receive…

The WSJ Looks At “Non-GAAP” Earnings, Is Horrified By What It Finds
Zero Hedge | 08 January 2015
According to Charlie Evans is “catastrophically”…

Good News: 3rd Year of President’s Term is Best for Stocks
CNN Money | 07 January 2015
Pullbacks are quite common during…

6 Reasons Why Stocks may Tank in 2015
Fortune | 06 January 2015
Slow start has some market analysts declaring…

Operation Helicopter: Could Free Money Help the Euro Zone?
Spiegel | 06 January 2015
“It would be the ultimate”…

Germany Wins Race to Negative Yields on 5-Year Bonds; Japan Leads Germany in 10-Year Yield Race
Global Economic Analysis | 06 January 2015
But the smart bet is on…

Ukraine Bonds at 60 Cents Seen Signaling Risk of Default
Bloomberg | 06 January 2015
Investors are…

Funding of S&P 1500 Plans Slipped 9% in 2014
Plan Sponsor | 06 January 2015
Wiped out in 2014 by…

Chinese Locomotives Reach Thailand, to Replace GE
The Brics Post | 05 January 2015
Thailand aims to…

Why 2014 Looked Nothing Like the Tech Bubble: Chart of the Day
Bloomberg | 05 January 2015
The Fed’s concern came…

Saudi Slashes Monthly Oil Prices to Europe; Trims U.S., Ups Asia
Yahoo Finance | 05 January 2015
Saudi Arabia shipped 54 percent…

JPMorgan Worth More In Pieces? Goldman Analysts Think Breakup Makes Sense
Forbes | 05 January 2015
“A breakup could”…

France Seeks End to Russia Sanctions over Ukraine
BBC | 05 January 2015
Sanctions have raised fresh…

US Oil Price Falls below $50 on Supply Glut Fears
BBC | 05 January 2015
Increase in production has come just…

Jeffrey Gundlach: A Bold Prediction on U.S. Interest Rates and Deflation
Wall Street On Parade | 05 January 2015
If the U.S. economy was actually…

Christine Lagarde | The right choice for 2015
Live Mint | 05 January 2015
Most important, the…

Quinn Signs Small-business Retirement Plan Bill into Law
Chicago Tribune| 04 January 2015
2.5 million private-sector employees do not…

Investors Bought into Nearly $250 Billion in Global I.P.O.s in 2014
NY Times: Dealbook| 04 January 2015
Technology and… sectors alone making up…

US Should Enjoy Afternoon Sunshine While it Lasts
Financial Times| 04 January 2015
The contrast with…

Barbarians at the Farm Gate
The Economist | 03 January 2015
Hardy investors are…

The Gloves Come Off: Germany Says Grexit “Manageable” As Tsipras Demands Greek Debt Writeoff
Zero Hedge | 03 January 2015
Things in the coming weeks…

Corporate Pension Funding Weakened in 2014
Plan Sponsor | 02 January 2015
The most significant pension event of the year…

AAA Sees U.S. Drivers Saving $75 Billion on Gasoline
Global Economic Analysis | 01 January 2015
“Gasoline prices are going…

Bluff of the Day: Germany Warns “Greece is No Longer of Systemic Importance For the Euro”
Global Economic Analysis | 31 December 2014
The idea that Greece is…

Pension Funds Playing Bigger Role in Reinsurance
NY Times: Dealbook| 31 December 2014
Increasingly, some states have…

Commodity Prices are Cliff-Diving Due to the Fracturing Monetary Supernova – The Case Of Iron Ore
Zero Hedge | 30 December 2014
Not merely the unique local supply and…

China Tackles First-World Quandary as $800 Billion is Freed Up for Lenders
Bloomberg | 29 December 2014
“The new rule is”…

Munis Dominate in Yearlong Advance Wall Street Analysts Missed
Bloomberg | 28 December 2014
“High-income individuals can”…

Alternate Inflation Charts
Shadowstats | 17 December 2014
Moving the concept of the CPI…

Christine Lagarde Warns US over IMF Reform Failings
Financial Times | 12 December 2014
The US risks losing…

TDFs Expected to Capture 90% of 401(k) Contributions
Plan Sponsor | 09 December 2014
Retirement market assets grew to $21 trillion in…

The Controversial Strategy of a Bargain-hunting Bond Trader
The Economist | 27 November 2014
Big asset manager, made a shrewd…

Trans-Asean Ambitions Dented by LNG
Interfax Energy | 27 October 2014
It is unrealistic to expect…

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Why American Entrepreneurship has Been Dying for Decades
The Fiscal Times | 26 November 2014
More businesses are…

Seattle Tenants Beat Back Plan to Quadruple Public Housing Rents
Undernews | 28 December 2014
Housing Authority’s decision to retract a controversial…

Russia Debt One Grade Above Junk With Downgrades Coming, How Likely is Default?
Global Economic Analysis | 27 December 2014
U.S. severely underestimates…

122 Things Everyone Should Know About Investing and the Economy
Business Insider | 12 December 2014
Literally the opposite…

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China to Launch Yuan Swap Trading With Russian Rubles on Monday
Zero Hedge| 26 December 2014
Then things will…

Banker Death Update: Slain Mass Mutual Executive Melissa Millan had “Trade Secrets”
Giza Death Star| 17 December 2014
It confirms that…

Yield Curve (30Y – 5Y) Collapses To Lowest Level Since June 2008 (Recession Ahead?)
Confounded Interest | 24 December 2014
A rapidly declining yield curve slope…

Yuan Has Real Shot at IMF Blessing on Reserve Status
Bloomberg | 11 December 2014
Reserve-currency status for the yuan would…

Russian Warning: No Gas for Ukraine if it Fails to Pay $1.65bn Debt by Next Week
RT | 23 December 2014
Novak has threatened Russia may…

Russia Under Attack: Letter from CEO of Genoil to CEO of JPMorgan Chase on US Foreign Policy Blowback
Global Economic Analaysis | 23 December 2014
Russians’ strength is that they can…

IMF raises fears of global crisis as Russian bank forced into bailout
The Guardian | 22 December 2014
Predicting a wave of corporate…

China Offers Russia Help With Currency Swap Suggestion
Bloomberg | 22 December 2014
China is promoting the yuan as…

Ruble Swap Shows China Challenging IMF as Emergency Lender
Business Week | 22 December 2014
The ruble jumped…

Russia Moves to Avert Banking Crisis
Reuters | 22 December 2014
Mark-to-market rules will…

Belarus In Full-Blown Hyperinflation Panic: Blocks News, Online Stores; Bans All FX Trading For 2 Years
Zero Hedge | 22 December 2014
Authorities have blocked…

Slumping Russian Ruble Threatens German Economy – Top Exec
RT | 21 December 2014
“At the moment, I expect a 20 percent fall…

The IRS Wants both Taxpayers and its Staff to Know This: It’s Only Going to Get Worse
The Hill | 21 December 2014
IRS’s smallest budget since…

Coming Emerging Market Debt Meltdown
Armstrong Economics | 20 December 2014
Now we will see this VERY..

Too Big to Tax: Settlements Are Tax Write-Offs for Banks
News Week | 27 October 2014
There is plainly a disconnect between what…

The Story of Japan’s Decline — and the Lessons for Europe
The Globalist | 19 December 2014
Japan acted just as the Keynesian…

China: Turning Away from the Dollar
FT | 09 December 2014
In a nutshell, three big and inter-related…

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The Reemergence of C Corporations
AICPA| 18 December 2014
if it appears that double taxation…

“It’s a Huge Crisis” – The UK Oil Industry is “Close to Collapse”
Zero Hedge| 18 December 2014
But hold on: wasn’t only Putin…

Russia Has Begun Selling its Gold, According To SocGen
Zero hedge| 18 December 2014
We won’t for sure until…

China Prepares
to Bailout Russia

Zero Hedge |17 December 2014
Russia could fall back on its 150…

Rouble Collapse Hits Finland, Forex Stops Buying Russian Currency
Yle Uutiset |18 December 2014
It is clear that this will…

Swiss National Bank will Cut Interest Rate to Minus 0.25%
BBC| 18 December 2014
“In the short term it gives them”…

California Senator Seeks to Require Calpers to Divest Coal
Bloomberg | 15 December 2014
“California is leading globally on”…

Hatch Outlines Priorities for Pension Reform and Retirement Savings in Speech at Financial Services Roundtable
U.S. Senate | 15 December 2014
401(k) plans and IRAs…has become the greatest wealth…

Surprise… Everyone was Wrong About the End of QE
Zero Hedge | 17 December 2014
I stated that interest rates would be…

What are the Odds of a Commodities-Led Global Financial Crisis?
Naked Capitalism | 16 December 2014
The offset is that…

The First Sellside Reactions Trickle In: “17% Rate Hike Not Enough” According To Citi, JPM ; Goldman Positive: “Removes CBR Uncertainty”
Zero Hedge | 15 December 2014
Two short hours ago Russia shocked…

Fed considers Time to End Free Money Pledge
Reuters | 14 December 2014
“It has to be done at…

U.S. Dollar Collapse? USD Index Trend Forecast 2015
Market Oracle | 14 December 2014
but rather that all currencies are in perpetual…

Bond Investors Are Writing Off Inflation for Years, If Not Decades, to Come
Bloomberg | 15 December 2014
The lack of price pressures has caused…

I.R.S. Asset Seizure Case Is Dropped by Prosecutors
New York Times | 14 December 2014
Curtailing seizures…where there is no suspicion… But…not drop cases that were already…

Gross Says Fed May Become ‘Dovish’ as Oil Prices Plunge
Bloomberg | 12 December 2014
“When levered money moves and tries”…

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‘Houston, We Have a Problem’
Bloomberg | 10 December 2014
It appears that the US is on the verge…

Insider Trading Prosecutions Just Got Harder as Court Raises Bar
Bloomberg | 10 December 2014
He didn’t tell the jury that…

Fed Aims to Signal Shift on Low Rates–Update
NASDAQ | 08 December 2014
If Fed officials do scrap…

Can the ‘Presidential Cycle’ Boost Stocks?
WSJ | 07 December 2014
The S&P Capital IQ data show that the third-year…

Banks Urge Big Customers to Take Cash Elsewhere or Be Slapped With Fees
Yahoo Finance | 07 December 2014
Designed to make banks…

Food-Tech Startup Dinner Lab is Crowdfunding a Cool $2 Million — From Its Customers
Entrepreneur | 03 December 2014
“It is really powerful when”…

EU Draws Up 1.3 trillion-euro WishList to Revive Economy
Reuters | 08 December 2014
The investment plan…

BP’s Appeal Fails to Interest Supreme Court, Cert Denied
The Legal Examiner | 08 December 2014
“When in doubt, file”…

BP’s Gulf Liability Nightmare Won’t be Stopped by Supreme Court
Business Week | 08 December 2014
The company has taken…

A Stock-Picker’s Paradise Awaits as Correlations Fall
Bloomberg | 08 December 2014
This means that individual stocks …

Oil Tumbles to 5-Year Low
Bloomberg | 08 December 2014
You have to expect very…

US Loan Reserve Multiplier Declines Back to Nixon Era Levels – M2 Money Velocity at All-time Low
Confounded interest | 05 December 2014
How stalled is…

New Study Says US Fracking Boom Will Fade Quickly After 2020
Naked Capitalism | 05 December 2014
If the fracking boom indeed is…

Chart: What’s the Real Unemployment Rate?
CNBC| 03 October 2014
The U-6 rate fell…

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Why the US is (Temporarily) Outperforming, in Two Charts
Dollar Collapse | 05 December 2014
But next year is where…

Jim Grant: What the Fed calls ‘deflation’ is actually progress
Yahoo | 05 December 2014
It’s important to distinguish between a credit crisis and…

Seven Years Since the Recession Began: How America is Faring
The Economist | 03 December 2014
The labour-force participation rate is.,..

First U.S. Gas Station Drops Below $2 a Gallon
Bloomberg | 03 December 2014
Stations will cut prices by another…

Sears: Nothing Left But its Past
The Robin Report | 05 December 2014
The famous Sears catalog…

Japan Pension Fund Head Calls for $389 Billion Stock Revamp
Bloomberg | 05 December 2014
“I’m surprised how rapidly…”

A Premium for Risk
Economist | 06 December 2014
The bigger concern is…

It’s All Coming To An End, Bill Gross Warns
Zero Hedge | 04 December 2014
A few years ago, I wrote that this uncommonsensical…

WEF Offers Impact Investing Road Map for Wealthy Families
Bloomberg | 04 December 2014
Opportunities for impact investments are…

US Economy on a Roll, According to Survey of Finance Executives
CGMA | 04 December 2014
But there is rising concern about…

House Votes to Renew “Tax Extender” Breaks
Politico | 03 December 2014
The 10-year cost of the one-year bill is…

M&A Pros Expect Very Active Deal Scene in 2015
CFO | 02 December 2014
82% of respondents expect…

Mercuria, Citi in court over China Metals Financing Deals
Reuters | 03 December 2014
Citi agreed to purchase metal from Mercuria before selling it back…

Oil prices are plummeting: Who wins and who loses?
Yahoo | 02 December 2014
America’s fracking revolution adds $300…

Is $40 Oil Possible?
Bloomberg | 01 December 2014
Some U.S. shale producers may breakeven at…

Fed Leak Tipped Traders to Historic Stimulus Move, Prompted Secret Inquiry
Bloomberg | 01 December 2014
The story of the FOMC leak underscores…

The Three Reasons Why Moody’s Just Downgraded Japan from Aa3 to A1
Zero Hedge | 01 December 2014
Should support for Abe tumble, then all bets…

Reuters Discovers the Great Convergence of Global Stock Market Stimulation
The Daily Bell | 01 December 2014
Japan, Europe and China all…

Money is Not Wealth — But it Helps Create Wealth
Forbes | 30 September 2014
“Economic actors” are…

Japan Household Spending Down 4%, CPI Drops to 0.9%; Bankruptcies Soar in Yen Collapse
Global Economic Analysis | 28 November 2014
Japan once again borders on…

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Japan 2-Year Yield Drops Below Zero on BOJ Easing, Weak CPI Data
Bloomberg | 28 November 2014
“Yields went negative because…

Dollar Reaches 5-Year High as Oil-Linked Currencies Fall
Bloomberg | 28 November 2014
Everything is favoring…

China’s Biggest Money Fund Expects Further PBOC Loosening
Bloomberg | 27 November 2014
“Money-market fund returns depend…

At $40 Billion, Uber would Eclipse Twitter and Hertz
Bloomberg | 26 November 2014
Uber has run into controversies during…

CalPERS Retirees Outnumber Active Workers Soon
Calpensions | 14 November 2014
Employers are getting a much larger…

Global M&A Deals Top $3 Trillion for First Time Since 2007
Reuters | 21 November 2014
The United States led the way with…

Most of the World Panics — Is the US Next?
Dollar Collapse | 23 November 2014
Can the US remain aloof from the…

The Pros and Cons of a SWIFT Response
Forbes | 19 November 2014
SWIFT’s own rules allow it to cut off…

Goldman, Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan Named in Commodity Manipulation Investigation
Forbes | 19 November 2014
“It’s time to restore the separation between banking”…

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