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Evo Morales’s Downfall Shows the Value of Term Limits

Bolivian President Evo Morales was in office too long and had become obsessed with staying – which is exactly the scenario term limits are meant to prevent. On Sunday he resigned amid allegations of election rigging. go to Article >

The Road To Retirement: Millennials Put Their Faith In Bitcoin But Goldman Says Go With Gold

5 Days ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

The Road To Retirement: Millennials Put Their Faith In Bitcoin But Goldman Says Go With Gold "Drop Gold" - the ever-present tagline of Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust TV commercial - appears to be working its magic on a certain cohort of... read more

"The Fed Was Suddenly Facing Multiple LTCMs": BIS Offers A Stunning Explanation Of What Really Happened On Repocalypse Day

5 Days ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

"The Fed Was Suddenly Facing Multiple LTCMs": BIS Offers A Stunning Explanation Of What Really Happened On Repocalypse Day About a month ago, we first laid out how the sequence of liquidity-shrinking events that started about a year... read more

"It Was A Coup. Period": Tulsi Gabbard Slams US 'Interference' In Bolivia

21 Days ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

"It Was A Coup. Period": Tulsi Gabbard Slams US 'Interference' In Bolivia Democratic Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has come out swinging on Bolivia, following an initial period of being silent and reflection on the issue... read more

Here Are Goldman's Top Trades And Themes For 2020

22 Days ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

Here Are Goldman's Top Trades And Themes For 2020 It's that time of the year when every Wall Street bank publishes its year ahead forecast, and few are as anticipated as that of Goldman Sachs (if mostly for sentimental reasons from... read more

What's Behind Our World On Fire?

25 Days ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

What's Behind Our World On Fire? Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, When the wildfires of California broke out across the Golden State, many were the causes given. Negligence by campers. Falling power lines. Arson. A... read more

Ex-BOJ Chief Regrets Not Hiking, Hated QE, Says Sub-1% Interest Rates Don't Work

15 Days ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

Ex-BOJ Chief Regrets Not Hiking, Hated QE, Says Sub-1% Interest Rates Don't Work Things are going from bad to worse in Japan: 7 years after BOJ chief Kuroda launched QQE (subsequently with yield curve control) while monetizing tens... read more

Dalio: The Next Logical Steps In A Dangerous Journey To War, The 1935-45 Analog

74 Days ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

Dalio: The Next Logical Steps In A Dangerous Journey To War, The 1935-45 Analog Authored by Ray Dalio via LinkedIn.com, Regarding that classic dangerous journey, you have heard me describe it many times but, at the risk of boring... read more

The most surprising formal protocol presidents and first ladies have to follow during official state visits

85 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

State visits are a key diplomatic tradition and the highest-ranking form of diplomatic exchange, as only heads of state qualify for the lavish public ceremony. Every detail of the visit is carefully coordinated to honor American history as... read more

US Futures, Global Stocks Slide On Lack Of Trade Optimism, Hong Kong Violence

33 Days ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

US Futures, Global Stocks Slide On Lack Of Trade Optimism, Hong Kong Violence After 5 straight weeks of market gains (as a result of 5 straight week of Fed balance sheet growth) which pushed the S&P to new all time highs, traders... read more

Struggling Nordstrom is going all-in on New York City in a major turnaround attempt — but the market doesn't seem to care (JWN)

50 Days ago Finance Source: Feedproxy.google.com

Nordstrom opened its new flagship New York City women's store on Thursday.  Shares sank as much as 2.24% by mid-morning.  Wall Street reactions to the store were positive but didn't translate into share gains — most analysts still have... read more