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March 14, 2016 by Matt McCracken
I came across two disturbing stories this morning on Bloomberg on how the link between fracking and earthquake activity is now undeniable. Finally, the scientific community is acknowledging what so many outside the scientific community have known...Read more
August 20, 2015 by Matt McCracken
http://www.cnbc.com/2015/08/19/divers-dig-up-300-year-old-gold-coins-worth-4m.html Divers dig up gold that went down on ships in the early 18th century. I'm wondering, do you think 300 years from now, people will risk life and limb to scour the...Read more
August 5, 2015 by Matt McCracken
From his speech today: We'd have to cut off countries like China from the American financial system. And since they happen to be major purchasers of our debt, such actions could trigger severe disruptions in our own economy, and, by way, raise...Read more
May 19, 2015 by Matt McCracken
Bill Gross has made a call to short the German Bund and in doing so has called up memories of the greatest trade of all-time - Soros' Breaking the Bank of England. I largely agree with Gross' fundamental outlook on the Bund. But what really...Read more
May 19, 2015 by Matt McCracken
It was 12 years ago last week the US sent troops to fight in Iraq. What do we know now about the war that we didn’t know then? It will ultimately cost many multiples of the $50B that was originally estimated. Currently, the tab is $1T and that is...Read more
May 19, 2015 by Matt McCracken
It was three years ago this month, that Larry Blankfein made the claim that “goldman was doing God’s work”. Which is an interesting thing for someone to say who was raised Jewish and presumably has some knowledge of the Torah. Because the Torah is...Read more
May 13, 2015 by Matt McCracken
I reluctantly watched Ron Paul’s interview on Porter Stansberry’s site. For years I’ve mistakenly hit on links to Stansberry’s site with some irresistible teaser just to be terribly disappointed when it became clear that whatever information was...Read more
February 23, 2015 by Matt McCracken
The headline story on Bloomberg yesterday was titled, "In yellen we trust is Bond Mantra as Inflation Dismissed.” This story line is obviously a play on the American patriotic motto “In God we Trust”. So in the minds of investors, has the FED...Read more
January 14, 2015 by Matt McCracken
In 1987, Charlie Sheen stared in Wall Street , a rivoting tale about bankers gone bad. Fast forward 24 years and I ask myself just how different is the present day Charlie Sheen (CS) and the present day Wall Street (WS):Read more