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UK elections and the equity market

According to the FT, “Investors fret over UK general election” (http://on.ft.com/1BtSstg) and the main concern is the risk of exit from the EU. This is a very odd concern. 611 more words

Financial Markets

The Federal Reserve

About a month ago I did a Google search on the Federal Reserve.  I had always wondered what exactly it was and wanted to find out more.   1,215 more words

Philosophy

Week that was..

Feb 24

HSBC Flash PMI for China showed the reading as 50.1 from 49.7 final reading in January. It’s a positive sign for the market as it was first reading above 50 in the past 4 months. 217 more words

Chairwoman Janet Yellen

They Should Have Occupied the Fed.

(Article by Skyler Miller Originally Published in The Bullet)

The Occupy Wall Street movement was the result of well-intentioned frustration on the part of the protesters, but was that frustration directed at the right target? 1,403 more words

Politics

Observations

According to Obama, the economy is doing fine. Perhaps somewhere it is, but not in the USA. Productivity fell to 2.2% of GDP from %5 in the third quarter. 249 more words

Politicians

Banking: The Oldest Form of Greed and Theft

I walked into the First Convenience Bank at Krogers to perform a simple transaction of getting a money order so that I could pay my rent on Saturday morning.   414 more words

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