Month: September 2018

zerohedge September 30, 2018

Authored by Hal Snarr via The Mises Institute, In a free society, income and wealth gaps are driven by variations in skill, knowledge, talents, independence, creativity, drive, and willingness to take risks. People who are satisfied with safe and secure occupations – like economics professor, school teacher, nurse, dentist or tax return preparer – expect […]

zerohedge September 30, 2018

Authored by Bill Bonner via Bonner & Partners, We arrive at the end of the week. Yesterday morning, the yard crew were putting up a stake on the Capitol lawn and laying around it a supply of tinder. It was to be a small fire… hot and slow. Brett Kavanaugh was duly tied to the […]

zerohedge September 30, 2018

The uncertainties in the real estate market are causing people to shell out big bucks – sometimes over $10,000 per month –  to rent properties, instead of purchasing them, according to the New York Times. The report followed several couples who are prime examples of this trend, like Aimee Raupp-Temple and her husband, Ken Temple. They chose […]

zerohedge September 30, 2018

Authored by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, There are more than 300 PhD Economists working on staff for the Federal Reserve. The central bank tells us that they “represent an exceptionally diverse range of interests and specific areas of expertise.” Perhaps, but they are all PhD Economists, aren’t they? These highly educated people cover […]

zerohedge September 30, 2018

After the FBI was instructed by the White House to interview two of the women who claim Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted them – ignoring a third accuser represented by lawyer Michael Avenatti, The Wall Street Journal attempted to independently corroborate the 3rd accuser’s story.  Julie Swetnick – whose checkered past has called her character into question, […]

zerohedge September 30, 2018

Authored by Bryce Coward via Knowledge Leaders Capital blog, Sooner or later, higher mortgage rates (which are keyed off of the 10-year treasury yield) were always bound to start slowing the housing market. It was more a matter of what level of rates would be necessary to take the first bites out of housing. We […]

zerohedge September 30, 2018

Kanye West was laughed at and booed by the audience during Saturday Night Live’s 44th season premiere, after the rapper filled in as a last-minute replacement for Ariana Grande.  The 41-year-old West, wearing a red Make America Great Again hat in support of President Trump, began to lecture the audience – chastising the Democratic party for […]