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Wolf Richter On The Keiser Report
"Debtonomics and the NSA"

Wolf Richter on the Keiser Report
"Where Is The Fear"

Wolf Richter on Max Keiser's "On The Edge" 
"The Pauperization of America"

Wolf Richter on the Keiser Report
"Where the Money Goes to Die"

Clarke and Dawe: European Debt Crisis
Two favorite Australian Comedians

Clarke and Dawe: Quantitative Easing
Big industrial-strength printers, all facing the window

The Fastest Drive Ever Through San Francisco
Don't try to do this yourself
 

humanERROR - by "Frying Dutchman"
Powerful, lyrical appeal to the Japanese. Slams nuke industry, MSM, bureaucrats, and politicians.

Entries in Wall Street shenanigans (206)

Thursday
Jul032014

‘It's Like We've Developed An Inability To Even See Risks’

My convo with a wealth manager at a megabank who's been at it for 30 years, has seen three crashes while on the job, but unlike others in finance, hasn’t re-forgotten the lessons for the third time.

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Wednesday
Jul022014

How Wall Street Manipulates The Buy-to-Rent Housing Racket

The smart money had a goal, which it now reached via the “multiplier effect” by which a small number of sales can have extreme consequences in price for the rest.

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Tuesday
Jul012014

Economic Growth in America’s “Two-Tiered Society”

It's been glorious: global M&A in Q2 soared 47% to $1 trillion, highest since 2007, just before the financial crisis. In California, 30% of the people making less than $40k were in worse financial shape than last year, despite all the bubbles being inflated around them.

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Friday
Jun272014

Last Time Lenders Did This, They Triggered The Financial Crisis

Whipped into a frenzy by the sweet smell of usury.

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Wednesday
Jun252014

Federal Regulator Details Crazy Risk-Taking By Banks, Blames Fed

Banks are again taking the same risks that triggered the financial crisis, and they’re understating these risks. It wasn’t an edgy blogger that issued this warning but the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. And it blamed the Fed’s monetary policy.

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Friday
Jun202014

Canary In A Handbag: Why Coach Hit The Skids

By David Stockman: Coach just had an earnings fiasco. Sales plunged 21%. Prospects are worse for the period ahead. Store closings are coming. That's the payoff for playing the destructive game of the Wall Street casino.

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Friday
Jun202014

Last Time Corporate America Did This, The Stock Market Crashed

So what happens when these huge and reckless buyers with their nearly endless resources start cutting back after a phenomenal peak? Well, we know what happened in 2008.

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Wednesday
Jun182014

Argentina’s Impending Default: Fancy Footwork is a Bad Idea 

By Bianca Fernet, Argentina: The clock is ticking. Fast. June 30 is a mere 12 days away.

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Tuesday
Jun172014

A Horror-Show Called ‘Fed-Gate’ May Come To Your Bond Fund

By David Stockman: The headline is a thunderbolt: “Fed Looks At Exit Fees On Bond Funds”—exit fees designed to stop small investors from exiting bond funds in a crisis. But it could trigger the very kind of run on bond funds it’s designed to prevent.

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Tuesday
Jun172014

Fed Issues Surreptitious Payments to Bank Welfare Queens At Taxpayer Expense

By Lee Adler: Here’s something I missed that started back in May, and it just got bigger. It makes me mad as hell. And it should make you mad as hell too.

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Tuesday
Jun172014

Housing Hit the Wall of Wall Street in May

It always starts with a toxic mix: Home sales plunged and inventories jumped in May. The housing market is buckling under its own inflated weight.

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Wednesday
Jun112014

Why I'm Selling Warren Buffett's Stock

By Dan Ferris: Buffett is the greatest investor, the "gold standard" for ideas about corporate governance, the bastion of good corporate behavior, a virtuoso capitalist, an unbeatable teacher. Or was. And now, I'm telling readers to sell his stock.

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Monday
Jun092014

Last Time this happened, The Financial Crisis Broke Out

There comes a time when risk just disappears, when nothing can go wrong, when there are no dark clouds on the horizon. The Fed has a measure for it: the Financial Stress Index.

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Saturday
Jun072014

Selling Your European Stocks Before Everyone Sees This Chart?

The European economy has been on a phenomenal roll since 2012, according to the soaring Stoxx 600 stock index. Recessions, unemployment fiascos, toppling banks, collapsing auto sales... they didn’t exist. But what the heck is wrong with this picture?

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Friday
Jun062014

Even The Record Stock-Market Bullishness Is Fake

Record bullishness about the S&P 500! But beneath the largest stocks, volatility has taken over ruthlessly, the market is in turmoil, people are dumping stocks wholesale, dreams and hopes are drowning in red ink, and Wall Street doesn't want you to see it.

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Thursday
Jun052014

Giant Sucking Sound: Russian Money Yanked From US Banks

Russians learned a lesson in Cyprus: don't wait till your money gets confiscated.

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Wednesday
Jun042014

Top 8 Reasons To Be Nervous About Stocks At These Levels

By Tim Biggam, Benzinga: As if we didn’t already have enough to worry about.

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Saturday
May312014

The Big Hoax Of The Wall Street Hype Machine

How the most important “data” Wall Street hands out via its army of analysts to rationalize lofty stock valuations is consistently (chart!) the biggest hoax out there.

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Friday
May302014

Here Comes QE In Financial Drag: Draghi’s New Monetization Ploy

By David Stockman: The ECB launches QE in financial drag by purchasing the kind of “toxic-waste” that took down the US financial system; but it proclaims it’s not “monetizing” any stinking sovereign debt! What it’s really up to is snookering the German sound-money camp.

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Thursday
May292014

Why The Promise Of American LNG Exports Is Gassy Hype

This chart shows how the vision of US liquefied natural gas exports to free Europe from Russia’s clutches or make big bucks off energy-starved Japan is nothing but a juicy lure in the big money game.

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