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Are Central Banks Robbing You While the MSM Covers It Up?

Phil Davis | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Up 1.25% is very impressive. Unless, of course, you look at the volume, which is what we usually get on a holiday. This is why, for the most pa...

Helicopter Kuroda: A Bonus for Workers, Not Japan Inc.

Lyric Hughes Hale | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Lyric Hughes Hale

This week the central bank of Japan continues its unprecedented adventures in qualitative and quantitative easing. In the absence of true structural reforms, the burden of boosting Japan's economy has fallen upon the shoulders of Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda.

Monday Market Manipulation - BOJ Now Owns 10% of the Nikkei

Phil Davis | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

This is getting silly. The Bank of Japan is already a top shareholder in 90% of the Nikkei's 225 companies so, on any given day, if you're selli...

Free Money Friday - Japan Goes Negative and "Saves" Asia (for now)

Phil Davis | Posted 01.29.2017 | Business
Phil Davis

More free money? No, the BOJ did not increase stimulus this morning. What they did is join Switzerland, Denmark and Sweden in the negative reserv...

The New Yankee Mess

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.07.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

After a flurry of expensive free agent signings the Yankees have upgraded modestly in center, and significantly behind the plate, but they have gotten much worse at second base and have done nothing about big holes at shortstop and third base.