“Remember, Remember the Fifth of November…” V for Vendetta Tuesday’s mid-term elections will not be a turning point for the United States. That happened when we elected Donald Trump in 2016. The roots of Trump’s win were seeded back in 2008 with Ron Paul. And today the words I wrote then I think hold the … Continue reading What Price Crazy?
This morning's Market Report focuses on the potential for Hessian elections to upset the German political system in a way that few in Europe want to contemplate. Also I give some advice on how to trade gold and Bitcoin for the mid-terms. You can join the Private Blog club by pledging just $4/month at my … Continue reading Private Blog — Market Report 10-28-2018
"When your enemy is making a mistake, why interrupt them?" - Napoleon. Elizabeth Warren's national political career is over. And malignant narcissist that she is she keeps trying to score rhetorical points against Donald Trump, thinking if she can just get in a good one, she'll stop being a laughing stock. But, that's not going … Continue reading When Warren Woke Up to A World Without Her
In case you haven't been paying attention, the Republicans are going to remain in control of both the House and the Senate in a couple of weeks. Since their flawless victory over the Democrats in the fight to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the Republican base is more energized now than at … Continue reading As U.S. Polls Tighten the Signs All Point to Hillary
So, let's talk Germany v. Italy in a no-holds barred, tag-team grudge match for control over the future of the European Union. Because, make no mistake, that is exactly what is on the table when we analyze what is happening in the EU. Man of Many Hats, Matteo Salvini, is in the driver's seat pushing … Continue reading Salvini Stoking Italian Risk on Eve of Bavarian Elections
The real danger to the current institutional order was just demonstrated in Sweden. While I've talked at length about the potential financial contagion stemming from the implosion of multiple emerging market currencies it is the growing political crisis in Europe that will shape our future. Sweden is The Land where Socialism Works, or so I … Continue reading The Real Contagion Threat is Political
If there’s one thing that makes this job difficult it is the endless smokescreens. Filtering out the noise is draining. From the double-speak of politicians to the endless manipulations of financial markets by central bankers the world is awash in fake news, fake prices and fake geniuses. So, when a series of events occur … Continue reading Clarity on the Road to Civil War
Do you remember the Zune? I barely do. Do you remember the iPod? Silly question. The iPod changed everything. While the Zune was technically superior in nearly every way to the iPod, the iPod became a phenomenon. Why? Because Apple focused on how the iPod made your life better. In marketing there is something called … Continue reading Trump Crosses the Black Chasm, Ends Democrats