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U.S. Natural Gas Weekly – May 4, 2012 | Tainted Alpha

May 4th, 2012 by Belisarius (For The Week Ending April 27, 2012) Total collapse because of oversupply this winter followed by a rebound in recent weeks. Working gas in storage rose 28 Bcf from previous week. Consensus was at 29 Bcf. Storage level is massive 810 Bcf higher than same time year ago and way above 5-year average. Abundance…

The Last Ponzi Game Standing

Lee Adler argues that the idea that US economic growth and European economic crisis proves that austerity is a bad thing is false. The US only looks good in comparison, because capital is flowing out of Europe to the last Ponzi game standing, the US Treasury market. The US Treasury magically and instantly converts foreign capital inflows into current spending creating the illusion that austerity is bad and profligacy and stealing from the future income of US taxpayers is good. Russ Winter chimes in on the flight of small investors out of US stocks, and away from the propaganda of mainstream TV financial infomercialism. This is a subscriber only podcast. If you are not a subscriber, click here to access the most recent free podcast posted on Monday, April 23. Subscribers can click the player at the bottom of this post (visible on Radio Free Wall Street main site only) to listen to today’s podcast, or use this link to download. If you are not a subscriber and would like to hear not only today’s podcast but all 8-10 podcasts each month, click here to start here to start your subscription. It takes less than a minute to complete the signup form and start […]

Student Loan Debt Clock

This clock reports an estimate of current student loan debt outstanding, including both federal and private student loans. Total student loan debt outstanding exceeded total credit card debt outstanding for the first time in June 2010. The seasonally adjusted figure for revolving credit in the Federal Reserve’s G.19 report (current report, historical data) was $826.5…