Archive for September 2012

Why You Shouldn’t Vote… And Other Touchy Subjects

September 28, 2012 Spain goes berserk… Germany inches towards the exit… Amoss fills us in on why “investors will soon be roused from their blissful trances”… Burma becoming the new economic goldmine? Mayer fills us in…and lets us in on… Read More

Wall Street: “We Want QE4”

September 27, 2012 As the war drums beat louder, The 5 asks why… gets more than we bargained for… How to make $25,000 in 20 minutes… and ride in your own private jet… it’s easy: Win an election! A curious… Read More

Where Will the Hoards Go?

September 26, 2012 Honduras’ cojones: one experiment “to be the most economically free entity on Earth”… Spain sticks another foot in the grave… riots in South Africa… gold production cut by 39%… The U.S. “economy doesn’t run on corn” (but… Read More

City of Contented Industries

September 25, 2012 “They’re playing mad scientist with people’s lives”… America’s most violent city lays off entire police force… Meanwhile, manufacturing jobs set to grow by the millions… will Corporate America beg Americans to take their jobs back? Heh. Is… Read More

Beating the Wrong Horses

September 24, 2012 “The U.S. is sinking”… Jeffrey Tucker discovers why the U.S. is now #18 in global economic freedom… The invisible bread line continues to grow… Eric Fry drops in from Nicaragua to explain why America refuses to teach… Read More

It’s Not A Bug… It’s A Feature

After a week of gloom and malaise… optimists respond… opportunities in tech and resources for your taking….Why, exactly, did Al Gore buy a condo below sea level…??? Read More

Something Wicked This Way Comes

September 20, 2012 “What are you guys smokin’?” and other gems from the mailbag… more serious than it looks… Viral email warns of troop buildup in Israel? The 5 surveys its own “chatter”… The Empire sews its own destruction… impending… Read More

The New Crisis Bank Bailouts Begat

September 19, 2012 The looming “fiscal cliff”… and the story that’s not being told about big bank bailouts… the next crisis to land at taxpayers’ door… Growing trends? Contrasting UHNWIs… with those who hide bodies to collect Social Security… Confusion… Read More

The Inanity of Groupthink

September 18, 2012 Pandemonium! What happens when the planet collectively goes insane all at once… Occupy Wall Street’s anniversary… three charts only a 1%er could love… Chaos in the Middle East rages on… Byron King makes a call… Patrick Cox… Read More

Stormy Monday

September 17, 2012 What a way to open the week: discouraged 20-somethings respond to Fed announcement… suicide rates on the rise… “F-you, Bernanke” and other encouraging words for young people… (plus, an invitation to join a live Whiskey Bar chat… Read More