Category Archives: Politics

Transports And North Korea On The Radar

On August 1st we warned in our post, Watch This Space – Industrials v Transports, to monitor the Dow Industrials-Transports divergence: Not as relevant as it used to be,  but something to keep on your radar.  Transports approaching 200-day moving average … Continue reading

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Build More Statues Of These Heroes

“They won.  Helped save the United States.  I like winners”.    Who could have said that? I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles … Continue reading

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Uncle Carl Out!

  Carl Ichan Issues Statement . August 18, 2017 CARL C. ICAHN 767 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10153 The Honorable Donald J. Trump President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20500   … Continue reading

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QOTD 2.0: Bannon Going Nuclear

Those who think Bannon leaving the White House creates greater domestic political stability maybe should rethink that proposition. “Steve is now unchained,” said a source close to Bannon. “Fully unchained.” “He’s going nuclear,” said another friend. “You have no idea. … Continue reading

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QOTD: Bad Politics And Immorality Of “Watch It Fail”

Even conservatives are coming around to my ideas in the last post on health care. A “watch it fail” approach to Obamacare, when the crisis is real and the consequences for poor children are so enormous, is not just bad politics; … Continue reading

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How Brazil’s Once Mighty “Lula” Has Fallen

There doesn’t seem a day that goes by without a political scandal in some emerging market rocking the tape.  Check that.  Add also developed markets.    Brazil, Pakistan, Mozambique, and, yes, even the United States. But today’s nine and half year … Continue reading

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Memo To Republicans

To:         The President and Congressional Republicans From:    Joe and Jane Sixpack Date:     June 27, 2017 Re:         Health Care Act _______________________________________________________________ Get over it!    America wants universal health care. Please fix it or replace Obamacare with something better. Your most … Continue reading

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Headline of the Day: Bookies Swallow the Doughnut Again

Bookies declare the U.K. election is all over but the shouting Bookies now give Theresa May, Tories an 85% chance to win an outright majority.   –  Market Watch, June 8, 2017  

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God Bless Our British Brothers and Sisters

We are with you during these dark days.   Only time can heal and then never fully.   I know, my family experienced a similar tragic hate crime several years ago.  Try not to let the bitterness, which is only natural,  … Continue reading

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How Presidential Scandal Endangers Global Stability

In our latest post, Beware Shorting Impeachments,  we noted: Bad things tend to happen in the world when the U.S. administration is distracted and looks weakened by political scandal.  And, believe us, there is a legion of bad things out there … Continue reading

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