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Bottom call

December 17, 2010 – Comments (6)

This is an official bottom call for Treasuries. TLT is a buy.



TIP is a bargain!

December 10, 2010 – Comments (2)

Believe it or not, this treasury paper is a buy at the current price of 106 and a change. The government is always updating its methodology, which is why TIPS are not trading above par, but soon the reality of inflation will be so obvious that even the government will be forced to admit at least some of it. I think TIP is down because of the sell-off in the ordinary Treasury bonds, but that one will not last long...



Obama says congressional vote on the solar deal is vital

December 09, 2010 – Comments (6)

WASHINGTON (TMF) -- President Barack Obama says a congressional vote on the solar deal he negotiated with the Sun will determine whether the nation's economy "moves forward or backward."  [more]



That was the best joke from Bernanke ever

December 08, 2010 – Comments (7)

Confident that you can in theory raise rates in 15 minutes? So was Obama about his ability to repeal Bush's tax cuts for billionaires. How well did that play out?    [more]



Read my lips: no more tax cuts for billionaires. Oh wait, there is one more.

December 07, 2010 – Comments (14)

It may well be, in fact, even likely that the recovery happens anyway regardless of political manipulations in Congress. The tripling of the money base by the unelected president, Ben Bernanke, amounts to a 30 trillion dollar stimulus, which would rejuvenate even a cadaver. And Obama is right when he says that middle-class taxes will not go up (aside from the inflation tax, to be sure). However, this is not what was promised. The promise was to end the tax cuts for the top 2%. So what should one make of this tax deal? I thought it over (for about 1 second ;) and came up with this incredible conclusion: he just lied.    [more]