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How to Save Yourself from a Stock Market Time Bomb

With the Stock Market at all time highs, and the absence of a normal correction for over 5 years since the start of this Bull Market in 2009,...

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Lies, Damned Lies, and Greek Statistics11:11 AM

Yves here. Get a cup of coffee. This is a detailed account of the long and tortured history of budget fakery in Greece and how it is has been aggressively defended by successive Greek governments. A tidbit from the post: one section is labeled “When revisin...

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Dickensian Markets11:06 AM

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it...

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China is by far the world’s largest wine market10:58 AM

China is not exactly renowned as a wine producer, yet its citizens have a serious taste for the beverage. China’s wine consumption in 2014 was more than double that of the No. 2 consumer, the United States, according to data from research firm IWSR. Between...

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Retired Investors Don't Buy Bonds Until?10:47 AM

The primary attractions supporting investing in bonds or other fixed income instruments have traditionally been high income and safety. People invest their principal in bonds and receive a stated interest rate (coupon) over the life of the bond and are given ...

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