How Central Banks Stoke Stock Prices

How Central Banks Stoke Stock Prices

Authored by Thorsten Polleit via Mises.org  (remixed by Halifax America)   Reading through Security Analysis, the roadmap for investing first published in 1934 by Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd, I learned something quite interesting: The basis of stock valuation...
The End Of (Artificial) Stability

The End Of (Artificial) Stability

-Zerohedge  The central banks’/states’ power to maintain a permanent bull market in stocks and bonds is eroding. There is nothing natural about the stability of the past 9 years. The bullish trends in risk assets are artificial constructs of central...
Are We Ripe for a 1987-Style Crash?

Are We Ripe for a 1987-Style Crash?

With the stock market recovering from its correction and once again approaching all-time-highs, it’s prudent to wonder how long this bull market can continue. And when it eventually comes crashing down, as all bull markets do, how bad might it be? Given the magnitude...
Fed President Sounds Panic Over Level of US Debt

Fed President Sounds Panic Over Level of US Debt

-Zerohedge The Federal Reserve should continue to raise U.S. interest rates this year in response to faster economic growth fueled by recent tax cuts as well as a stronger global economy, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said on Wednesday. “I...
US: Arizona Senate Passes Bill to Allow Tax Payments in Bitcoin

US: Arizona Senate Passes Bill to Allow Tax Payments in Bitcoin

Authored by Helen Partz via Cointelegraph The Arizona Senate passed a bill on Feb. 8 to allow residents in the state to pay their taxes with cryptocurrencies, public records indicate. The Senate Bill 1091, which intends to enable cryptocurrencies for tax payment, was...