IN THIS ISSUE: 1. Obama’s 2013 Budget Targets the “Rich” 2. Is a Greek Debt Default Inevitable? 3. Greek Parliament Approves Latest EU Bailout Demands 4. Default Averted For Now, But Elections Loom in April Introduction Some weeks there is so much to write about, it is difficult to...
The Last Chapter Let's Look at the Rules Six Impossible Things Killing the Goose Home and Then Europe This week you will get a kind of preview as this week's letter. I am desperately trying to finish the first draft of my book and am one chapter away from having that draft. I have promised my...
Sell in May and Go Away? The End of the Recession? Is the US Consumer Back? A Dangerous End Game A Few Thoughts on Swine Flu The old adage that one should "sell in May and walk away" has been around for years. I mentioned that bromide about this time last year, urging readers to head for the...
Thoughts From The Frontline
Filed under: Filed under: Recession, GDP, Market Valuation, S&P 500, Consumer Spending, Deficit, Consumer Confidence, Automotive Industry, Obama, Swine Flu, Prieur du Plessis
October 10, 2008 Dear, Dear Reader, In last week's edition of this meandering missive, I mused as follows... "What, I wonder, will the government do when next week, or the week after maybe, the U.S. stock market takes another header for 500 points? Stay tuned. Meanwhile, gold is at $826, down...
Filed under: Filed under: Credit Crisis, Subprime Loans, Gold, Depression, The Fed, McCain, Obama, Deficit, Bailout, Bud Conrad, British Pound, LIBOR, Iceland, Fascism