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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Raising Taxes Is No Solution

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, Raising taxes is the “solution.” Too bad incomes are declining. What will raising taxes do to household savings, spending and the economy? We all […]

An Hour Of Your Time Has Never Been Worth Less

Whether it’s deleveraging, spare capacity, dollar debasement, productivity gains, or just plain old obesity, in real purchasing power terms, an hour of your time has never been worth less. In […]

QE and PE

There is little doubt that asset prices have responded to Central Bank promises and actions. Even as bottom-up fundamentals are fading, top-down index ‘nominal prices’ rise on the back of […]

Three Scenarios For Gold

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 10/17/2012 13:48 -0400 Even though we have presented comparable scenarios looking at the coverage of the US money base in gold terms previously, aka “gold coverage” ratio, […]

111 Years Of Federal Tax And Spending

With US Federal tax (mostly) and spending (far less) policy having become two of the key issues of the ongoing presidential debate, we wish to present to our readers 111 […]

Are We All In

  The Net Long Interest in S&P 500 Futures (the most liquid equity trading vehicle in the world) is now at its highest since December 2008. The last time investors […]

Closing SI vs S Compression Trade:

Closing our Silver vs Soybean compression trade. Sell Dec SI 34.68 to close long from 27.46. Buy Nov S 1521 to close short from 1593. Over $40,000 per unit gain.