Whilst we can imagine that the theatrical events may possibly have taken weeks of preparation, Cubans saw only the results – overnight emplacement of artillery.
He warned the two U.S. officials of a "contagion" - with the implication being close one bank and the whole economy could suffer. What happened? Federal prosecutors stood down.
We could see huge draw downs, and equally huge explosions to the upside. Unless you’re a very nimble trader, sitting it out could be your best play. Just sayin…
I don’t know if it’s the chemicals from the contrails, or the fluoride in our water, or what, but there’s a level of bizarre raging across our nation the likes of I could never have dreamed.
Indeed, the burden of government spending has climbed more than three times faster than inflation during De Blasio’s time in office. If this story sounds familiar, that’s because excessive spending is the cause of every fiscal crisis.
...monetary policy still operates under the existing assumption that such a tradeoff - i.e., a strong labor market and stable prices - actually exists.
...immediately post split, stocks can become volatile, or just trade sideways for a bit, or actually take a hit, or soar higher.
...the revolutionaries lack a sufficiently malicious counterforce to justify their loathing...
There’s a hundred places to buy a safe, and a million prices. But if you’re like me, you want the most value for the money you spend.
A coming crisis will likely be triggered by a collapse in the dollar’s value and a rejection of the dollar’s world reserve currency status.
But of course the UN Security Council is not interested in ending these threats to humanity. It is not interested in a peace which means that humanity is free from the clutches of the governments that seek to track, trace, control and sanction their every movement.
My guess is that we ARE going down to test that level. Whether it holds or not is anyone’s guess. But the play right now, is totally defensive.
...don’t wait for a loved one to pass before going down memory lane. Do it while they’re still here. Enjoy the memories together. It’s a welcome break from the madness of this current world.
And while no one of these stories itself amounts to an End of the Empire moment, taken together they point definitively to the tectonic change that is coming.