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Does Any of This Make Sense?

Does any of this make sense? No. But it’s so darn profitable to the oligarchy, it’s difficult to escape debt-serfdom and tax-donkey servitude.We rarely ask “does this make any sense?” of things that are widely accepted as beneficial– or if not benefic…

Retail Sales Marked By Revisions

Retail sales rebounded 0.8% in October 2018 from September 2018, but it’s the downward revisions to the prior months that are cause for attention. The estimates for particularly September were moved sharply lower. Total retail sales two months ago had been figured last month at $485.8 billion (unadjusted) originally, but are now believed to have […]

In A Booming Economy, You Borrow And Build

We often forget, the middle 2000’s was not uniquely a housing bubble. It commanded our attention because that’s what ended up affecting so many Americans personally; whether foreclosures or just the negative “wealth effect” of declining real estate values. This was also pretty easy to understand, an asset bubble though complicated in its full manifestations […]

Market Squalls Are a Warning To Prepare for Stormy Seas. Here’s How

I’m in the fourth day of my Transatlantic crossing to Europe and a Nor’easter has been chasing following our departure from the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, right across the East River from Wall Street.

The storm is hot on our tail and due to catch up with us tomorrow. The skies have been dark; the seas choppy and threatening. But the big storm is yet to come.

No doubt, Queen Mary 2, a fortress of a ship designed especially for crossing the stormy seas of the North Atlantic, will handle the big waves just fine, as she always does. She’s built for this kind of thing.

Have you built a fortress ship to prepare for the stormy seas ahead for your portfolio? I hope so! You know how bearish I have been over the past year. If you have followed my advice you’ve gone mostly to cash.

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Meanwhile, there’s more news from Federal Tax data published this week that will help you decide how you want to weather the storm ahead.
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