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2009: The Year of the Great Vampire Squid

I just published an excerpt from my upcoming 2009 Year-End Wrap-Up proclaiming the best investment of the decade was President Obama’s election.

Bloomberg recently announced that gold was the best performing investment for the decade. They failed to mention that gold’s near 300% rise since 2000 could not compare to the exponential multiplication achieved in a much shorter period by the "squid’s" financing their Presidential candidate into the White House. Electing a Harvard lawyer who inspired the hopes and dreams of those who had been most brutally drained by the housing bubble and drug wars clearly was a stroke of financial genius.  Read my complete blog post here ...

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On this week's Solari Report, I'll be doing a year-end wrap-up looking back at events in 2009, discussing the outlook for 2010, and translating the bigger picture into the risks and opportunities before us. Topics include:

  • 2009: The Year of the Great Vampire Squid
  • 2010: The Road Turns East
  • The Grand Chessboard
  • USA: The Grinding of the Gears
  • Cartel Watch, including Swine Flu, Health Reform, Cap & Trade and Food Safety
  • Navigating Markets
  • Family and Community Wealth
  • Risks and Wildcards
  • Opportunities

This will be a great report for understanding the trends driving successful strategies for both family and business. Don't miss it!

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Catherine Austin Fitts' Blog  

Gold Ends At $1,096, Up 24.8% in 2009

Credit Suisse Sued for $24 Billion by Property Owners

For First Time, Plurality Believes Stimulus Plan Hurt the Economy

Banks ‘Making A Killing’ On Government Toxic Asset Program

Banks Bundled Bad Debt, Bet Against It and Won

The North Dakota Model For Capitalizing Community Banks

Pakistan Has Gold Reserves Worth Trillions Of Dollars

Colorado’s Minimum Wage Becomes 1st In US To Drop

Is the US Government Preparing the Lifeboats for the Next Financial Disaster?

Senate Food Safety Bill - Take Action
The Weston A. Price Foundation has produced an action alert regarding the Senate Food Safety Bill...

Faith & Finance: A Boom in Religious Funds
What if Jesus were a stock picker? It’s a question more investors seem to be asking these days...

Leveraging Global Warming
I’m offering an experimental hypothesis here, based on how markets work. I’m talking about trading markets—stocks, commodities...

Goldman Sachs Faces Probes
Investigators in the U.S. Congress and at the Securities and Exchange Commission have launched probes into Goldman Sachs for deliberately selling risky structured securities to clients, and then betting on the securities failing...


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