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November 2010



Investing is Getting Harder

November 30, 2010 – Comments (5)

Obviously having bad information will make for bad investments, but what happens when your information directly conflicts with other data.  This isn't as obvious as unemployment is up but consumer spending is increasing.  This is something far more difficult.  Take todays news headlines as an obvious example:

#1 September home prices fall faster than expected#2 Home Prices in U.S. Cities Rose Less Than Forecast




Another Drug Analogy

November 23, 2010 – Comments (1)

Everyone is saying it - the FED, economists, Schiff, Krugman, Roubini, etc. - this economy is in the slow lane.  It's anemic and barely moving.  That's hard to believe with the FED injecting $3 trillion + into the economy and the debt adding $1.4 trillion last year and this year.  [more]



Call Me Crazy. It's Your Best Argument

November 10, 2010 – Comments (7)

After my last blog, concerning the massaged unemployment and inflation numbers the gov't provides us, one of the comments referred to consipiracy theories.  The purpose of the comment was clear, to make the messenger appear crazy.  After all, why would anyone listen to a crazy person.  [more]



You can FOOL Most of the People!

November 09, 2010 – Comments (8)

It's well known that the CPI index is calculated completely differently today than 40 years ago.  It's also well known that unemployment is completely different as well.  [more]



Making Real Money

November 05, 2010 – Comments (3)

If you want to make money - REAL money, not small potatos - you need to follow this advice.  [more]



Middle Class Millionaires

November 04, 2010 – Comments (0)

You've heard the saying "Money can't buy happiness.", well we're fast approaching a time when "Money won't buy anything."  [more]



Mugged By Debt - Krugman

November 01, 2010 – Comments (2)

Krugman's latest argument for increased debt is a fascintating look at rationalizing.    [more]

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