Tag: federal reserve policy

Strategy Lab – Andrew’s Portfolio is #2 because of this:

From my latest MSN Money – Strategy Lab Journal:

A scandalous number of problems plague our markets. From the supposed problems with naked short-selling to bad math at the rating agencies, we are experiencing historic volatility and an even higher level of investor anxiety.

The powers that be are doing what they...

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The Housing Bill: Uncle Sam is moving into the spare bedroom

Well, over the weekend the Housing Bill was passed by a 72-13 vote in the Senate. Now, we wait for President Bush to sign and all will be fixed it seems. Yeah right !

It must have been an interesting conversation that the Senators had when they discussed how the U.S....

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Banks failing, so they are changing the rules….

The Wall Street Journal is telling us that there is a new game being played by banks to help make their book of businesses, “look” better. It is a desperate move but the problem is the lack of regulation that continues to allow for this latest form of unethical behavior.

David...

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TDI Episode 48: LIARs, VISAs and BEARs – OH MY!

Guests: Zach Scheidt, Harry Dent and David Gaffen. Markets and the future with all that occurred this week is our initial topic. David Gaffen of the Wall Street Journal along with Harry Dent, famed author and economist, provide some clues as to where the markets and the economy is heading.

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Milli Vanilli Government: Latest Casualties – Bear and VISA

There is something odd, yet comforting when I watch a classic Bruce Lee or Godzilla movie. The people’s lips are moving and while I hear words, the two don‘t quite match up. In spite of that, somehow it works anyway and is a reminder that what is happening on...

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Bernanke’s Magic Hat

“The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.”...

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