Monthly Archives: December 2016

Stock Market Fireworks Starting Tomorrow

Before the mob gooses the stock market, they always feign weakness, draw in short sellers, then load up on bullish derivatives.  The measure I use as an indicator is an index of total ETF volume divided by total Russell 3000 … Continue reading

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How High Will The Stock Market Go?

How high will the stock market go? In Fantasy Free Economics, there are no constants nor independent variables. Most variables do not lend themselves to numerical values. An example of a non numerical  independent variable is the level of stupidity … Continue reading

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Organized Crime Runs Healthcare

I frequently make the case that organized crime owns the United States government. That is not so you say? Just answer a few questions honestly and you will change your mind. Other than through the use of government, is there … Continue reading

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Nature’s Little Gift to You

Life’s basic questions have never been answered. With mainstream economists those questions don’t matter. For those of use who prefer being right to being popular, basic questions make a world of difference. All issues academia does not wish to deal … Continue reading

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Seeing is Believing

Americans  are prepared to die for their fantasies. Our fantasies as they have been translated into military adventures have already killed many in foreign lands. I believe that many Americans will die. The reality we all have is the stress … Continue reading

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Elections and Herding Instinct

How do I know that during an election season reasoning goes out the window as the human herding instinct takes over everyone’s behavior? I watch, just as if I were studying a herd of horses. Thinking stops and efforts that … Continue reading

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Understanding the Panic

It is important to understand the exact engine that produces huge profits. For the last two decades that engine has been in the area of herding people and managing their opinions. The panic on the part of the world’s elite … Continue reading

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Banning Fake Opinions?

O.K. I get it. Fake news will be banned. There will be no use for court cases that involve slander, libel or defamation. No problem there, legal standards are only enforced on a selective basis anyway. Heck look at immigration. … Continue reading

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Changing Faces of Welfare

The welfare we provide the rich through the Federal Reserve system in just one year is many time greater than all of welfare we have provided the poor in all of our history. To that we have to add the … Continue reading

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Billionaire’s Next Cash Cow

When Wall Street is completely mined out, the mob is going to need a new hustle. Climate change is the ticket. The American public has been fleeced many times but global warming may provide the best opportunity yet. Public private … Continue reading

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