While these ‘let us take the worry out of investing for you’ strategies appear to simplify the investment approach, they actually make it more complex.
If you’re still eating dinner, a bottle of Malbec makes almost any stockmarket rout more bearable. Such was the case on Friday.
Is it true that the Fed is really going to follow through with its promise to return interest rates back to normal?
Yellen is supposed to announce a tiny increase in the Fed’s key lending rate…currently sitting at 0.25%. Analysts will examine every word.
Today, we continue our philosophical look at what you should do if you are running out of time and money. Where do we begin? With how to add wealth? Or how to lose it?
China has just gone through the most astounding credit binge in history, and most of it at a tremendously misplaced interest rate.
When this sell-off intensifies, Mr. Trump, Wall Street, and the One Percent will lose money. The feds’ fictitious capital will go back where it came from — nowhere.
The Dow plunged 588 points yesterday — a nearly 4% drop…and the second straight day of losses of more than 500 points.
Stocks have been going up for the last eight years. From whence cometh so much buying pressure? Did people save so much with rising profits and wages that the real economy produced…that they ended up with trillions of dollars in unhoused money in need of a good home?
And finally, as the sun set over the river…we bid farewell to our host…and walked up the gangplank. It was then that tragedy struck...
The US is an empire that runs on debt. Nobody wants to stand between the Deep State and the money it needs. And now that the flood has begun, the next stage of the great wingy-dingy hullabaloo can begin, too.
Is it possible that President Trump will start his own political party? Yes, it is. He may do so partly because he will be rejected by the Republicans, who are getting tired of pulling knives out of their backs.
The debt ceiling is the one and only thing that might prevent the bankruptcy of the US government. It is the only ammunition fiscal conservatives have left. Mr Trump may shake things up after all — in a way almost no one expected. To take away true conservatives’ last bullet.
Mr Trump tells us that his administration has ‘added a million new jobs.’ That figure comes from the Labor Department, which is responsible for fudging these numbers.
Behind the flurries lies a much bigger storm. There, the howling winds of fake finance blow up so much dust that the typical person cannot see clearly.