Government

LIES, LIES AND OMG, MORE LIES

May 2, 2016 0

It’s that time of year again. It’s open enrollment for health plans at my employer. They are biggest employer in Philly and have the most leverage possible with the insurance companies. They have such good […]

Financial

Imploding Pensions Take The Rest Of US Down With Them

April 1, 2016 0

by John Rubino on March 31, 2016 It’s the same story pretty much everywhere: Cities and states promised ridiculously generous (by today’s standards) pensions to teachers, cops and firefighters, failed to sufficiently fund the plans […]

Wealth Abuse

Epic Battle: Hedge Funds Versus China

February 2, 2016 0

by John Rubino on February 2, 2016 George Soros’ successful bet against the British pound back in 1992 remains one of financial history’s epic tales. The short version of the story begins with Britain linking […]

Wealth Abuse

OPEC Threatens, Market Yawns

January 12, 2016 0

by John Rubino It seems that at least some OPEC members are starting to panic: War of words breaks out among OPEC members (CNN Money) – Is the pain of low oil prices becoming unbearable […]

Commentary

Perfect Storm!

January 7, 2016 0

by John Rubino on January 7, 2016 One of the (many) fascinating things about this latest global financial crisis is that there’s no single catalyst. Unlike 2008 when the carnage could be traced back to […]

Wealth Abuse

Risk Off! For Now

January 4, 2016 0

by John Rubino The sound money community woke up this morning to a world finally behaving rationally — which is to say cowering in abject terror at the prospect of insane levels of debt, criminal […]

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