Archive for the ‘Financial Markets’ Category

The Bankster Candidate

Monday, July 25, 2016 6:10 No Comments

The Big Banksters are behind Hillary. She is the candidate of Wall Street, not Main Street. It is true that the Republican National Convention delegates approved a platform that calls for reinstating the Glass-Steagall Act and scaling back the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul, calling it the Democrats’ “legislative Godzilla.” This is why you find so many [...]

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Janet Yellen’s Ticking Sound

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:28 1 Comment

This article on Yahoo provides some good analysis on the state of the Fed’s no-exit strategy: no matter which way it turns, there are land mines between that beast and all of its purported save-the-day fiscal policies. Here’s a mouth full of marbles from Yellen on the rate hikes, yesterday, in her semi-annual purple prose to [...]

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“It Isn’t 2008″: Greatest Hits & Headlines

Sunday, February 14, 2016 7:21 No Comments

Pater Tenebrarum puts together a hilarious piece on the media “awareness campaign” to remind us that it isn’t 2008.

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Stock Buyback Frenzy, Part 119

Monday, January 18, 2016 6:27 1 Comment

Balance sheet beheading – one of the many variables pointing to the fact that things are on target to go boom all over again. Tom Woods: are you at the ready to pen “Meltdown” Part 2? The same Goldman Sachs report showed buybacks totaling just $155 billion in 2009, the nadir of the financial crisis. The [...]

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How to Keep Up With the Stock Market Crash

Monday, August 24, 2015 10:39 No Comments

For best efficiency, put your browser on WSJ.com and hit the refresh button every 60 seconds.

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Auto-Bankster Bailout News

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 8:17 No Comments

Ketchup is out and cars are in. Heinz is going private and it is celebrated that Government Motors is now back in the S&P 100. As a friend’s young son would say, whoopee ding dong. I’m buying a Volkswagen. Oh – and an old Bankster friend, AIG, is also back in the game. Wall Street [...]

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Bankster Revolving Doors? What Revolving Doors?

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 7:36 1 Comment

I had a “spitting coffee” moment this morning when I came across today’s piece in the Bankster Street Journal about Mary Schapiro, the ex-SEC head whose revolving door spin landed her a job at a top doctor for Banksters, Promontory Group Financial LLC. I couldn’t believe this was actually quoted in the article: “In my [...]

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Mass Monkey Rinse & Repeat

Friday, July 20, 2012 15:48 4 Comments

The financial news, along with Capitol Hill, has lots of comedy to offer up these days. Unfortunately, I have been a wee bit too busy to properly dissect it and comment here on my blog, or elsewhere. Truth is, I’ve taken almost a month off to nurse a whole host of injuries and spend a whole lot of [...]

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Sasquatch of Wall Street

Monday, October 10, 2011 20:23 4 Comments

Sasquatch of Wall Street – the corn-fed Bankster. Click on the image for a larger view. Thanks to Graham Dugas for the link.  

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Federal Reserve Fail

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 6:42 1 Comment

Karl Denninger gets another nod here. His comments on the minutes of the FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting are a hoot. From the FOMC minutes: The information reviewed at the August 9 meeting indicated that the pace of the economic recovery remained slow in recent months and that labor market conditions continued to be [...]

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