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Market Update

News this past week

• Eurozone GDP growth outpaces expectations
• US-North Korea tensions ease
• Japan reports strong GDP growth
• UK records negative inflation in June… 144 more words

Market Commentary

To Confront China, The West Must First Repudiate Neoliberalism

Neoliberalism, understood as the doctrine of a self-regulating market separate from government intervention, is the root of the West’s political and economic weakness. Ever since it emerged in the 1970s, neoliberal ideology has undermined the achievements of the Golden Age of Capitalism (1950-1970), when Western countries grew at a rapid pace, successfully reduced unemployment and inequality, and consolidated democracy as a political system. 1,791 more words

Portfolio Update & Watch List Wonderings

There are a few companies that I have on my radar that I could potentially pull the trigger on if the price action works in my favor. 3,230 more words

Investment Hypotheses

A Different Kind of Border Wall

To slow mass migration, stop the illicit capital flight from poor to rich countries.

An asset manager called ____ Capital recently sent out this email seeking referrals: 1,806 more words

Demography

The United States and The Myth of Free Market - The Role of the Government In Historical Perspective

In his bestseller Free to Choose economist Milton Friedman offered a vision of American economic history that revolved around the idea of freedom. He wrote: 2,831 more words

We Have Been at War in Iraq for 27 Years by William Rivers Pitt

Every bullet fired, every bomb dropped, every missile launched, every gallon of fuel burned, every HumVee destroyed by an IED, every helicopter shot down, every boot on the ground, every private military contractor’s paycheck, every MRE, every Kevlar vest, every pill, every helmet, every uniform, every body bag, every coffin and every American flag draped over it throughout all those many long years of war represents money taken from you and given to a small group of people you’ll never meet. 1,563 more words
Militarism

Gold Set To Rise While Debt-Based Assets Collapse

In a previous article, I have shown how economic conditions, today, appear very similar to that of the early 80s (circa 1983). These similar conditions show up on the long-term gold and Dow charts, as shown in that article. 335 more words

Fractal Analysis