Monthly Archives: November 2018

R.I.P., #41

The last true Republican president. President George H.W. Bush throws out the first pitch during Opening Day ceremonies at Memorial Stadium, Baltimore (April 1989) #POTUS #MLB #History — Baseball by BSmile (@BSmile) December 1, 2018  

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A life of boom and bust: Can Argentina break the cycle?

A century ago, Argentina was one of the ten richest countries in the world. But crisis after crisis has earned it the dubious distinction of being the only nation ever to regress to developing country status. With hyperinflation, devaluations and … Continue reading

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Mr. Market Goes Full Powell-Wow Over Fed Chair’s Cave

He caved.  At least in rhetoric. Interest rates are still low by historical standards, and they remain just below the broad range of estimates of the level that would be neutral for the economy‑‑that is, neither speeding up nor slowing … Continue reading

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Why is Canadian oil so cheap? – Financial Post

$10 Handle On WCS Wow!  Canadian crude traded with a $10 handle! That is frickin’ stunning.  Production is stranded and nowhere to go.  Can’t use oil tankers for storage as they can’t get it to port. Here’s to wishing we … Continue reading

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Geraldo’s Powerful Rebuke

wow — Geraldo Rivera’s commentary tonight on Fox about the treatment and depiction of migrants is pretty powerful. a must-watch for some against-the-grain perspective — J.D. Durkin (@jiveDurkey) November 26, 2018

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In Science We Trust!

Scientists have again landed a spacecraft on a proverbial dime on a planet 40 million miles away that rotates at 241 metres per second. Think I'm gonna trust them on this climate change stuff. — Scott Linnen (@ScottLinnen) November 26, … Continue reading

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What are Apple’s core problems? – FT

The iPhone maker has been hit as investors worry over sales and US-China tensions ► Subscribe to here:

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Week In Review – November 23

  Summary Ugly Thanksgiving week for equities. S&P led all major indices lower Philippines stocks were the only major index in the green as stocks broke out of a range on positive sentiment due to lower oil prices and expected … Continue reading

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The Interest Rate Paradox In Emerging Markets

In advanced economies, interest rates fall during recessions as investors replace risky assets such as stocks with safe assets such as bonds and cash. This makes fiscal stimulus easier. Everywhere else, recessions create fears of debt default or debt monetization … Continue reading

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Sector ETF Performance – November 23

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