Investor Political Priorities - What's On Your Mind
Regulate The Regulators: Every scandal produces new levels of regulations and additional cadres of secret police who raise business costs in the name of compliance with "da law". Countless hours of non-productive time are mandated by broad-brush policies and procedural requirements that do little to protect the consumer --- in many cases they simply annoy the people they are supposed to assist.
China’s Rare Earths Monopoly – Peril or Opportunity?
The Predatory Partnership of Wall Street and the State
The Central State and Financial Plutocracy are bound in a mutually beneficial, highly predatory partnership.
The Mainstream Media is missing the Big Story in the SEC/Goldman Sachs filing: the Central State needs the predatory "too big to fail" investment bankers to churn out the credit, leverage and insider deals the State needs to survive in an era of exponentially rising debt.
Class warfare politics is America's shame. The majority of Americans want the opportunity to succeed at something, to become rich and famous, even. We don't want free; we want affordable. We want to be in control of our own destinies. We want jobs, world-class education, and healthcare that doesn't have to look over its shoulder for ambulance chasers.
Are you ready for the sequel to the blockbuster movie "Wall Street"? Shooting is scheduled to begin this week in Manhattan. The original film was shot in 1987 and co-starred Michael Douglas as the now infamous Gordon Gekko. The original movie was directed and co-written by Oliver Stone, who is also the director to the sequel.
Capitalism Rears its Bruised but Pretty Head as Q2 Earnings Roll Out (INTC, GS, UFPI, CCK)
Buffett & Munger: A Look Into The Future Of Investing
An interesting poll gauging our economic climate came out yesterday indicating that support for capitalism was waning in the midst of our economic crisis. Fiscal Frenzy takes a look at how the economic crisis has undermined the "American" notion of capitalism in today's economic sphere. For the rest, see http://fiscalfrenzy.com/