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Republicans Extend Gov’t Budget

The Republican-controlled House today approved legislation that will prevent a government shutdown on March 27 and blunt the impact of newly imposed spending cuts [...]

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Rand Paul – Filibuster – A Historic Day

Senator Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky, began a truly old-school filibuster, speak-until-you-drop on Wednesday just before noon. This truly a historic day when [...]

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New Highs on Dow – Low Volume?

We have to keep in mind that the world economy has not fully recovered. Trading volume on a global scale is about half of what it was in 2007. The Dow is ONLY [...]

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February Record Sales of Gold from Funds

The Exchange Traded Funds were dumping gold significantly with the largest outflow to date. This is good for reducing the long-positions opens the door to future [...]

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The Human Cost of Fiscal Mismanagement of Government

During the Great Depression, there were countless suicides. People jumping out of buildings because they lost everything and could not face a future that was [...]

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Gold Backwardation – The Real Story

The Gold backwardation has been distorted as all sorts of reasons for everything. Normally, this is the market condition wherein the price of a forward or futures [...]

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Indirect v Direct Taxation – a Lesson From China

The SHANGHAI Daily has reported one of the greatest problems with taxation. China has been trying to curb real estate speculation. In Singapore, the passed [...]

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The Dow High Nobody Believes

The Dow Jones Industrials has rallied in the face of incredible skepticism with a litany of reasons why it shouldn’t be happening, that are of course all [...]

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Understanding Correlations

Understanding correlations is important. EVERYTHING fluctuates! There is absolutely nothing that remains constant. You MUST understand that correlations are NOT one [...]

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Dow Makes New Highs?

The Dow makes new highs. Sorry: This is an international market NOT simply domestic. The key to REAL forecasting is global NEVER in isolation. You simply cannot [...]

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