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From: You Can’t Make This Stuff Up – Into – Maybe They Actually Do

If one has ever perused most “business” or “investing” centered programs (cough,CNBC™,cough) and wondered why their bulls–t meter keeps going from zero to 11? This is your moment for clarity, provided by none other than one of the leading “investment” commentators paraded across the financial media of television, radio, and print: Dennis Gartman. Personally, I…

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February’s FOMC Meeting: A Powder Keg In Search Of A Match

On February 1st the Federal Reserve will conclude its scheduled two-day meeting. No one expects any change in policy to be announced, especially since the Fed. has since hiked rates at the preceding meeting. And with there being no press conference scheduled, that’s been a pretty reliable indicator for all to assume it’s steady-as-she-goes. Although…

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Why Is The Media Perplexed? Because This Is What Business Looks Like – And They Don’t Get It

I was asked by a colleague the other day for my take on what has been roiling out of the mainstream media as it pertained to the now president, from the previous. In particular to the conversation was his questioning on the way in which the executive order process, along with photo ops, are being…

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Why A Forced Yellen Resignation Could Move From Possible To Probable

One of the arguments, along with its calculations, have been what many perceive as the inevitable clash broiling on the horizon with the now president Trump and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. The president has made no-bones about his feelings when it comes to the Fed, and Fed policy during his campaign. While simultaneously it…

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The Problem With Kids Today: They’re 26!

(Note: Usually Mark doesn’t “repost” older articles but we were asked for permission on this one in response to a current discussion about millennials and their current work ethics. And after reading it once again we thought it was worth another post. It was originally written in 2012 although it seems to carry just as…

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A Thought (Or Warning) About Future Advertising On Social Media

Over the last few years social media has been used as a pummeling stone for many an activists tool box. It doesn’t matter the organization or affiliation. All that mattered was whether or not the “activist” could impose their will upon what ever the subject matter was which they deemed as “their” movement of choice….