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  • The Entrepreneurial State, or, You Didn’t Build That

    President Obama received a lot of outraged criticism from the right during the 2012 campaign for his remark, “You didn’t build that.” What he meant, though he uncharacteristically said it in a fairly clumsy way, was that for every proudly self-made entrepreneur there is a huge web of...
    Posted to Global Emerging Markets (GEMs) by Charles Krakoff on 09-13-2013
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  • Unrealistic Expectations

    Unrealistic Expectations Nominal or Real? Voting versus Weighing Chicago, Bismarck, Denver, Etc. "In the short run, the market is like a voting machine, tallying up which firms are popular and unpopular. But in the long run, the market is like a weighing machine, assessing the substance [intrinsic...
    Posted to Thoughts From The Frontline by John Mauldin on 09-07-2013
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  • America is Turning Into a "Part-Time Nation"

    IN THIS ISSUE: 1. Economy Gaining Ground Or Treading Water? 2. America is Becoming a “Part-Time Nation” 3. Will the Fed Start to “Taper” on September 18? 4. Welfare Pays More Than Work – Revisited O verview Part-time work accounted for a whopping 77% of the jobs the US economy created from January through...
    Posted to Forecasts & Trends by Gary D. Halbert on 08-27-2013
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  • France: On the Edge of the Periphery

    France: On the Edge of the Periphery “No: France Is Not Bankrupt” – Really? So What Is the Catalyst for a French Crisis? France Cannot Be France Without Greatness San Antonio, Chicago, Bismarck, Denver, and Toronto "The emotional side of me tends to imagine France, like the princess...
    Posted to Thoughts From The Frontline by John Mauldin on 08-26-2013
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  • We Can’t Take the Chance

    We Can’t Take the Chance A Few Impossible Things Thinking About Alternatives 14 Years and Counting Montana, San Antonio, Chicago, Bismarck, Denver, Toronto, NYC... What would it have been like to be in the decision-maker's seat at a central bank in the midst of the crisis in 2008-09? You'd know...
    Posted to Thoughts From The Frontline by John Mauldin on 08-12-2013
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  • Can It Get Any Better Than This?

    Can It Get Any Better Than This? A Korean Black Swan? Maine, Montana, San Antonio, and Bismarck What in the world is going on?! As I write this letter from the Maine woods, the S&P 500 has just cleared 1,700 for the first time. The German DAX continues to set all-time highs above 8,400. The United...
    Posted to Thoughts From The Frontline by John Mauldin on 08-05-2013
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  • New GDP Revisions to Boost US Economy by 3%

    IN THIS ISSUE: 1. About the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) 2. Major GDP Calculation Revisions Coming Tomorrow 3. Research & Development Becomes Capital Investment 4. Artistic Originals – Art, Movies, TV Shows, Books, Etc. 5. Changes Needed, But Can Be Tricky in Practice Overview Tomorrow...
    Posted to Forecasts & Trends by Gary D. Halbert on 07-30-2013
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  • World Economic Growth Forecast Down Once Again

    The International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for world economic growth for a third time this year due to slowing emerging markets, the prolonged recession in the Eurozone and weaker forecasts for US economic growth in the second half of this year. In an update to its World Economic Outlook, the IMF...
    Posted to Gary D. Halbert's Between the Lines by Gary D. Halbert on 07-30-2013
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  • What's Your Exit Strategy?

    "The global economy remains too weak and unemployment is too high in many countries. There has also been an increase in financial market volatility and tightening of financial conditions." — Christine Lagarde, President of the International Monetary Fund The Group of Twenty (also known as the...
    Posted to Uncommon Wisdom by Tony Sagami on 07-26-2013
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  • Any Bonds Today?

    A Temporary Problem Any Bonds Today? Newport, NYC, Maine, and Montana By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens. By this method, they not only confiscate, but they confiscate arbitrarily; and, while the...
    Posted to Thoughts From The Frontline by John Mauldin on 07-22-2013
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  • Knee Jerk Reaction Is Reversed .

    .........But First, A Word From Our Sponsor.......... WHY RUSH INTO METALS WHEN YOU CAN WALTZ? The rarity of precious metals helps drive their value and potential significance to your portfolio. But for those not interested in making a mad rush to metals, EverBank has unearthed an exciting and equally...
    Posted to Daily Pfennig by Chuck Butler on 07-12-2013
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  • Bad Omens

    We have clearly been in a recent run of higher interest rates, with a looming "threat" that there might be less quantitative easing before the end of the year. It would appear now that Bernanke wants to leave his successor to implement what everyone knows must be coming at some point: a return...
    Posted to John Mauldin's Outside the Box by John Mauldin on 07-10-2013
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  • “This Country Is Different”

    “This Country Is Different” What’s the Deal? Is the Trend Your Friend? Croatia, Geneva, Las Vegas, and Rhode Island Panics do not destroy capital; they merely reveal the extent to which it has been destroyed by its betrayal into hopelessly unproductive works. – John Mills, "On...
    Posted to Thoughts From The Frontline by John Mauldin on 07-01-2013
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  • A Message from Lord Vader

    As long-time readers know, I have a very eclectic group of friends and associates. Colorful, opinionated, generally both fun and funny, they make for interesting times and discussions wherever I go. I am not certain why they associate with such a mild-mannered, soft-spoken, Muddle-Through Texan like...
    Posted to John Mauldin's Outside the Box by John Mauldin on 06-26-2013
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  • Hot Profits as Aussie Economy Cools Down

    One of the regular themes that I’ve been preaching in this column for years is that, if you want to make some memorable (and ongoing) returns, you want to get long whatever China is buying. As my subscribers have found time and again, the best way to do that is to invest in companies that get a...
    Posted to Uncommon Wisdom by Tony Sagami on 06-17-2013
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