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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Gold: The Solution To The Banking Crisis?

Authored by Eric Sprott and David Baker of Sprott Global Resource Investment, The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is an exclusive and somewhat mysterious entity that issues banking guidelines for the […]

The Wageless, Savingsless US Consumer

For a country in which the consumer is responsible for 70% of GDP, one wonders: without savings and without wages where will this “recovery” we hear so much propaganda about and […]

Goodbye Petrodollar, Hello Agri-Dollar?

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 11/24/2012 09:50 -0500 ZeroHedge Then it comes to firmly established, currency-for-commodity, self reinforcing systems in the past century of human history, nothing comes close to the petrodollar: […]

HP: Do The Math

Jonathan Weil HP said that more than $5bn of yesterday’s gargantuan write-down was due to “serious accounting improprieties” but as Bloomberg’s Jonathan Weil states “the numbers don’t make sense”. With only […]

The Looters Are in Control

The Looters Are in Control Submitted by RickAckerman on 11/19/2012 16:40 -0500 [And now it’s time for Mr. Obama to start paying for all those votes by reaching deep into our pockets. […]

The Government Lies About Your Taxes

Via Simon Black of Sovereign Man blog, In 1936, the US government began circulating a series of pamphlets to explain its brand new Social Security program, plus the associated taxes. Initially, the Social […]

Closing Housing Compression Trade

We are closing our  October 18th “Housing” Compression Trade: Buy 3000 PHM Pulte Group at $16.20 and Selling 2000 USG Usg Corp at $26.00 for a $13,300 per Unit Gain.

The Fed’s Model Is Broken

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 11/15/2012 18:59 -0500 ZeroHedge One of the most commonly cited ‘bullish’ memes for stocks is the so-called Fed Model (or Equity Risk Premium) or more simply – the fact that […]