Sound Economics or Loony Tunes Economic

So the cash for clunkers is a success. Wow, Congress is over the moon at the success of giving taxpayer money to you or your neighbour to buy a new car. Why not do it for fridges, couches, big-screen TVs. $1Bn was set aside for the “cash for clunkers” and was supposed to last for several […]

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I’m Back from My Overseas Trip

It seems like a distant memory now 🙁 only three days after getting back from a 6 week trip overseas. I’ll slowly get back into writing posts for this blog again and hopefully provide valuable information that might help others as I try to help myself protect my retirement nest egg. Thanks for staying with […]

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I’m Off Overseas for 6 weeks

I am going on an overseas trip starting tomorrow. Whilst overseas I will still be maintaining this blog. However the posts may be a little shorter or I may just point to some articles I have read that I found useful rather than write a long post. Either way I want to keep the blog […]

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Green Shoots and The Great American Collective

There has been a lot of talk about green shoots lately. It seems we have to talk in metaphors as “financial-speak” is politically incorrect. In fact it is becoming downright treason to use words like profit, financially responsible, bankruptcy, bonuses etc.. It was Mr Bernanke who coined the term “green shoots” on the CBS “60 […]

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I have subscribed to Trident Confidential

I have decided I will see how Trident Confidential works for me. I have taken out the subscription and am now getting the newsletter. There are also about 30 books covering a range of topics that I need to go through. More importantly though I am setting up my trading account with their preferred broker […]

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Investing the Trident Confidential Way – Transparently

This the the name of a 40 page FREE Report from Lance Spicer the author of “Investing the Trident Confidential Way” and the editor of the World’s highest returning Stock Market Newsletter, “Trident Confidential Investment Newsletter“. If you feel you are ready to get back into the markets it might benefit you to download the […]

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The Destruction of Copyright and Investment Returns

“More important, their selfish desire to “stick it” to the greedy corporate interests who control the production and distribution of intellectual property undermines not just the possibility of an independent literary culture but threatens the future of civilization itself.” The statement above is an extract from the book description of a book entitled, “Digital Barbarism“. […]

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Bankers Can Fool All of the People Some of the Time…

The magic of creative accounting sanctioned by government and assisted by free money courtesy of the tax payer has produced record profits in the minds of the bankers. Mix in a little less mark to market, declare as much bad debts and write-offs as you can in a bad quarterly result you could not avoid, […]

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