Fat Cats Get More Cream! Meow…

What was that single that soul singer Otis Clay brought out in 1980? Oh yeah, ‘The only way is up’! Well, if ever there were a more fitting signature tune these days for CEOs in the USA, then that’s what I’d be betting (my bottom) dollar on! Someone said to me yesterday in the midst…

Political Polling Popularity?

Popularity is something that can be determined by two things. Firstly, it doesn’t last! When too many people start liking you anyway, there is always someone that is there ready to knife you in the back. ‘Heil Caesar!’ soon turns into ‘Et tu, Brute’! Secondly, it depends on not what you tend to do but…

USA: Unemployment Down

The new unemployment claimant figures are just out today and were issued by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics a few moments ago. If anything is going to help us gauge the feel of the market and the (un?)economic climate at the present time, then it’s going to be those figures. The number of US…

USA: Unemployment Figures Expected to Fall

Read all about it! Read all about it! The new unemployment claimant figures are just out today and were issued by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics a few moments ago. If anything is going to help us gauge the feel of the market and the (un?)economic climate at the present time, then it’s going…

The Biggest Market Sell-Offs in History

As stock markets are poised to open or close around the world and we see exactly what damage has been done to the major indexes due to the Chinese fake-data scandals that have come to light coupled with the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting, we are waiting with baited breath: Buy! Buy! Buy! Or: Sell!…

Hyperinflation – 10 Worst Cases

I have a neat little app on my smartphone that I like to look at when I’m feeling bored. It won’t change anything in my life, but it makes me think as I see the numbers clocking up, and then suddenly stopping for a few seconds. It’s the app that tells me the how much…