Guest Post: Krugman’s Adventures In Fairyland

Submitted by William L Anderson of The Ludwig von Mises Institute, After studying and teaching Keynesian economics for 30 years, I conclude that the “sophisticated” Keynes­ians really do believe in magic and fairy dust. Lots of fairy du… [...]

5 Things To Ponder Over Thanksgiving

Submitted by Lance Roberts of STA Wealth Management, With the "inmates in charge of the asylum" during this holiday shortened trading week it seemed to be an apropriate opportunity to share a virtual cornucopia of topics to consider while enj… [...]

Guest Post: Zombies Make Dangerous Neighbors

Submitted by Doug French via Casey Research, On March 16, 2009, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), a private-sector organization that establishes financial accounting and reporting standards in the US, turned the stock market around and … [...]

Howard Marks: "Markets Are Riskier Than At Any Time Since The Depths Of The 2008/9 Crisis"

In Feb 2007, Oaktree Capital's Howard Marks wrote 'The Race to the Bottom', providing a timely warning about the capital market behavior that ultimately led to the mortgage meltdown of 2007 and the crisis of 2008 as he worried about "c… [...]

Margin Debt Soars To New Record; Investor Net Worth Hits Record Low

The correlation between stock prices and margin debt continues to rise (to new records of exuberant "Fed's got our backs" hope) as NYSE member margin balances surge to new record highs. Relative to the NYSE Composite, this is the most &qu… [...]

Americans Are Finally Learning About False Flag Terror

Painting by Anthony Freda Governments Admit They Carry Out False Flag Terror Governments from around the world admit they carry out false flag terror: A major with the Nazi SS admitted at the Nuremberg trials that – under orders from the chief … [...]

And Today’s Other Anniversary…

With all eyes glued to the anniversary of the assassination of JFK 50 years ago, we thought it worth noting that the death of another important American figure – the USDollar – began exactly 100 years ago. Today in 1910 Sen. Aldrich, 1 yr after introdu… [...]

Frontrunning: November 21

When it fails, do more of it – Bank of Japan hints at extending ultra-loose monetary policy (FT) PBOC Says No Longer in China’s Interest to Increase Reserves (BBG) Fed casts about for endgame on easy-money policy  (Hilsenrath) Big trucks still … [...]

Sign Of The Times – Wal-Mart Launches Employee Food Drive

Submitted by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog, You may find what is happening at one Wal-Mart in Ohio very hard to believe.  At the Wal-mart on Atlantic Boulevard in Canton, Ohio employees are being asked to donate food items so that o… [...]

This Explains A Lot

Moments ago, the following news broke across various news feeds: BREAKING: Princeton U. to distribute meningitis vaccine not approved in the US to halt campus outbreak. — NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) November 18, 2013 This is great news. But we wo… [...]