Bulls Charge Into Economic Slowdown 02-22-19

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Bulls Charge Into Economic Slowdown 401k Plan Manager Follow Us On: Twitter, Facebook, Linked-In, Sound Cloud, Seeking Alpha Last weekend, we discussed the two things driving the markets currently: “The first is the Fed. As we discussed with our RIA PRO subscribers (use code PRO30 for a 30-day free trial) last week,  “Today, [Cleveland Fed Reserve Governor Loretta… Read More

The Week Ahead

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After a dismal end of 2018, investors are faring better through the first two- thirds of the Q1 19.  Equity markets have recouped a good part of the late-2018 decline.   Bond yields, however, have not returned to where they previously were.  The tightening of financial conditions, which was both cause and effect of heightened anxiety… Read More

5 Ways to Make Money with Your Body (Legally)

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This post 5 Ways to Make Money with Your Body (Legally) appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Could you use some extra cash? Donating body materials can be akin to a part-time job. And the pay is often better than driving for a ridesharing company or working as a retail clerk.  We’ll start with the easiest… Read More

The Global Reach of Kuroda’s Premature Celebrations

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The unemployment rate isn’t just misleading in the US, though the gap between what it suggests here and what isn’t happening is now enormous. This idea of a labor shortage, or LABOR SHORTAGE!!!! as each case may be, was itself as global as synchronized growth when it showed up in later 2017. There were stories… Read More

The Fuse Has Been Lit. This Is The Path

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Watch what happens when fear is being dialed up with each passing day [Read more] The post The Fuse Has Been Lit. This Is The Path appeared first on Capitalist Exploits. Source: https://capitalistexploits.org/65.html

There are Billions to Be Claimed… Is Any of It Yours?

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This post There are Billions to Be Claimed… Is Any of It Yours? appeared first on Daily Reckoning. State governments are sitting on boatloads of unclaimed dollars.  Right now Florida alone is holding $1 billion, Washington … $1.3 billion, Illinois … $2.9 billion, California … a whopping $9.3 billion, New York … a jaw dropping… Read More

The Golden Trap

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You know the day destroys the night Night divides the day Tried to run, tried to hide Break on through, to the other side As I write this, gold is flirting with breaking through $1,350 and it’s getting everyone excited. Well, the gold bugs that is. But will gold break on through to the other… Read More

Markets Ending Week with A Whimper

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Overview:  The global capital markets are winding down what appears to be an inconclusive week quietly and on a mixed note.  The MSCI Asia Pacific Index is poised to snap a four-day advance but held on to a nearly 2% gain for the week.  European bourses are mostly higher, and although the weekly advance of… Read More

Three Cheers for the “Do Nothing” President

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This post Three Cheers for the “Do Nothing” President appeared first on Daily Reckoning. “Had the opposition party… won the election,” said the president Tuesday,“ the Stock Market would be down at least 10,000 points by now.” Instead, Mr. Trump exulted, “We are heading up, up, up!” And for the moment “we” certainly are. The… Read More

Sinking Shippers Signal Global Goods Troubles

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It infects every boardroom across the world. Big business requires decent forecasting, yet time and again it seems they are deprived of what they desperately need. Instead, even after this last decade, the world’s largest companies continue to be surprised by weakness that is far more prevalent than strength. It has been the one constant.… Read More

Ballooning Global Debt Will Undo Poverty Improvements

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Bill Gates recently tweeted a chart (see chart below) that showed the percentage of the world population living in extreme poverty since 1820. Thankfully, there has been a tremendous improvement in the past two centuries – 94.4% of humans lived in extreme poverty in 1820 versus only 9.6% in 2015. Of course, this chart started… Read More

12 Steps You Can Take if You Lose Your Job

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This post 12 Steps You Can Take if You Lose Your Job appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Losing your job is one of the most devastating life events both emotionally and financially. Open the paper or do a quick Google search online and you’ll see all the recent corporate layoffs happening in America. This month,… Read More

The “There Is No Recession In Sight” Chartbook

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Yesterday, Michael Lebowitz wrote an interesting piece discussing the “yield curve” and the message it is sending. To wit: “Recently, Wall Street and the Financial Media have brought much attention to the flattening and possible inversion of the U.S. Treasury yield curve. Given the fact that an inversion of the 2s/10s Treasury yield curve has… Read More

6 Must-Have Apps for Managing Debt

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This post 6 Must-Have Apps for Managing Debt appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Remember the old days?  When you’d sit down at your kitchen table with a stack of bills on one side and a checkbook on the other. Paper envelopes were opened and receipts saved as you desperately tried to organize your finances. Managing… Read More

[JUST IN] “FOMO” to Push Stocks Higher

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This post [JUST IN] “FOMO” to Push Stocks Higher appeared first on Daily Reckoning. “Bill, can you explain why you’re holding so much cash?” My boss and mentor was on the hot seat. And our investors weren’t happy. They felt like they were missing out on some key opportunities and wanted Bill to do something… Read More