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What About Taxes

The 99% Solution There are lots of numbers being thrown out there. You hear that the top 1% pay 40% of the taxes collected by the Treasury and that the bottom 50% pay nothing. It’s all malarkey. We all pay [...]

October 17, 2011 Freedom by Friday

Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

The crisis that continues to play out in Greece is a wake up call. Last week, in the face of continuing austerity measures, much of the country shut down as strikes by labor and government unions shuttered businesses and transportation. The strikes are [...]

October 10, 2011 Freedom by Friday

The Perils of Trading this Market

Last week was a doosie. In fact the whole month of September has been a wild ride. And not just for stocks but for gold as well. Never in the history of the markets have we had so much sustained [...]

October 3, 2011 Freedom by Friday

Striking a Nerve

Well, well I am glad that there is life out there after-all. Politics is not the main focus of this forum. But, let’s talk about it anyway since it does have major implications vis a vis the markets today. Whether [...]

September 26, 2011 Freedom by Friday

Will The Real Republican Please Stand Up

If there is one thing that the recent Republican Party Debates have shown us, it is that there is still a no real viable option from the Party to win the 2012 election. The infighting has just begun and it’s [...]

September 19, 2011 Freedom by Friday

The Battle for Euro(pe)

Currency traders are a brave breed. They invest in trades based on moves of tenths of a point. It doesn’t sound like much, but when leverage of 100 to 1 is involved every move is magnified by a hundred times [...]

September 12, 2011 Freedom by Friday

To Retest or Not to Retest

That is the question. Markets, as I have previously noted, do not just bottom and then rocket upwards. Nor do they just top out and crash. Both events are processes and it takes time. Right now we are in what [...]

September 5, 2011 Freedom by Friday

Bubble Trouble

So, you thought gold was going to go to the moon last week? It broke $1,900 per ounce and it looked as if there was no end in sight. As a gold bull (look at my record if you have [...]

August 29, 2011 Freedom by Friday

It Just Got Hotter in DC

The clock is ticking and the pressure is on. This past week saw the emergence of a new candidate in the Republican field of nominees for the Presidency of the United States. Texas Governor Rick Perry announced, or rather proclaimed, [...]

August 22, 2011 Freedom by Friday

The Talking Heads

They’re back. I haven’t turned on CNBC for months. For the most part the information you get on that network is old news. They do have good interviews of company CEO’s though, and that is why I decided to tune [...]

August 15, 2011 Freedom by Friday