Thanksgiving Frontrunning And Market Summary

European shares remain higher though are off intraday highs. Italian, Spanish markets are the biggest gainers among larger bourses, Swiss the worst. Euro is stronger against the dollar. Commodities decline, with soybeans, zinc underperforming and wheat… [...]

Thai Capital Plagued By the Biggest Anti-Government Protests in Years

More than 100,000 protesters congregated at Democracy Monument in Bangkok yesterday to protest Thai PM Yingluck Shiniwatra’s consideration of an amnesty bill to pardon her banned brother Thaksin Shiniwatra, the former Thai PM ousted from the country … [...]

The Obamacare "Glitch" Explained In 25 Quotes

While some have proclaimed the 36,000 enrollment in The Affordable Care Act "a good start," the online marketplaces that Obamacare has become more infamous for have been plagued with problems in the brief two weeks since launch. Politico prov… [...]

The Obamacare "Glitch" Explained In 25 Quotes

While some have proclaimed the 36,000 enrollment in The Affordable Care Act "a good start," the online marketplaces that Obamacare has become more infamous for have been plagued with problems in the brief two weeks since launch. Politico prov… [...]

Born Libertarian: Doug Casey On Ron Paul And The Price Of Freedom

Via The Gold Report of Doug Casey Research, The Gold Report: Doug, we are at your conference in Tucson, Arizona, the day after former Congressman and presidential candidate Dr. Ron Paul gave the keynote speech to a sold-out crowd. How did you two firs… [...]

What Are The Unintended Consequences Of A Government Shutdown?

When it comes to the intended consequences of a goverment shutdown, they are rather simple: a shut down government (which to many is the best news possible). So what about the unintended consequences? Here is Bank of America with a quick summary of wha… [...]

20 Ordinary Americans Take About Their Economic Despair

Yesterday we highlighted the plight of Tom Palome and his cohorts as they face a need to work well into once-thought-retirement age. However, there are hundreds of formerly prosperous communities all over America that are being steadily transformed int… [...]

Mostly Cloudy With Occasional Drones In The Afternoon

Wolf Richter   www.testosteronepit.com   www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter Marseille, the second largest city in France, has a crime problem. “Account settlements,” as the French call them, regularly make the national ne… [...]

Mostly Cloudy With Occasional Drones In The Afternoon

Wolf Richter   www.testosteronepit.com   www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter Marseille, the second largest city in France, has a crime problem. “Account settlements,” as the French call them, regularly make the national ne… [...]

Rainy-Day Economics…

Originally Posted http://www.tothetick.com/rainy-day-economics Margaret Thatcher might have been the perfect housewife that got Britain off to a good start or at least that’s what she would have liked us all to have believed when she was in powe… [...]