Posts Tagged ‘prices’

  • We Have a New Bitcoin in Town. It’s Called the NBP

    15.12.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on We Have a New Bitcoin in Town. It’s Called the NBP

    Gas prices for same-day delivery at the National Balancing Point (NBP) – the name of the UK’s natural gas market – jumped to their highest level since early 2013, from just 57p a unit before the shutdown of the Forties pipeline on Monday to nearly 100p

  • Forget 2007 – The Real Crisis Is Coming in 2018

    15.12.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Forget 2007 – The Real Crisis Is Coming in 2018

    In 2007, millions of American families unable to repay their debts were thrown out on the street with no roof over their heads. Entire neighborhoods devoid of life, occupants either handing over keys or forcibly evicted by the police. You're about to see that

  • How the Feds Doomed the Economy

    15.12.2017 • United StatesComments Off on How the Feds Doomed the Economy

    We’ve seen that you only know if something is real money or not ex post facto. We’ve seen, too, that today’s dollar is fundamentally different from the dollar the world trusted as “real money” before 1971 (when President Nixon severed the dollar’s

  • Money Patterns You Can Bank On

    07.12.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Money Patterns You Can Bank On

    How ‘bout that bitcoin! It went up another $2,000 last night. Does it go down, too? We think we know the answer. But let’s look at more familiar ESPs. This week, we’ve been focusing on Extremely Simple Patterns, or ESPs.

  • “Real Wealth” Won’t Come From the Recent Bitcoin Boom

    06.12.2017 • United StatesComments Off on “Real Wealth” Won’t Come From the Recent Bitcoin Boom

    Prices float on a sea of liquidity. Which prices rise depends on where the money flows. Either way, there is no reason to believe that just adding “money” – dollars, euro, or bitcoin – adds to real wealth. Real wealth must be earned… by someone.

  • You Shouldn’t Believe the Fishy Numbers in India’s Real Estate Market

    13.11.2017 • IndiaComments Off on You Shouldn’t Believe the Fishy Numbers in India’s Real Estate Market

    If prices have fallen by 25%, why are real estate transactions not happening? Why has the total number of unsold homes of real estate companies only continued to grow? It is worth remembering here that a 25% fall within a year, is a huge fall. Falls like

  • You May Not Want a 15-Hour Work Week After All

    27.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on You May Not Want a 15-Hour Work Week After All

    We may get our 15-hour work weeks after all. With half of our work taken by robots, there may only be 15 hours of work each week to go round. And that’s why the idea of a universal basic income (UBI) is gaining so much traction around the world.

  • Indian Real Estate Can’t Wait Any Longer for Lower Interest Rates

    16.10.2017 • IndiaComments Off on Indian Real Estate Can’t Wait Any Longer for Lower Interest Rates

    We have seen delusional optimism among India's real estate entrepreneurs. For the last five to six years, they have been saying that a recovery in the sector is just around the corner, and the fact that it hasn't happened yet because the RBI refuses to cut

  • Even Trump’s Tax Plan Couldn’t Get Us out of Our Hole of Debt

    06.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Even Trump’s Tax Plan Couldn’t Get Us out of Our Hole of Debt

    Why can’t Congress pass a serious tax reform measure? Because the feds need money. They can only get money from the people who have it – the rich. But the rich control the government and its tax-writing committees. So, the feds are stuck. And so is the

  • Debt Ceiling About to Rise Higher

    06.09.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Debt Ceiling About to Rise Higher

    Since the bottom of the 2008 financial crisis, federal debt has increased five times faster than the economy that supports it. And stock prices have been going up 10 times as fast. There is no way the Deep State would ever allow its credit to be cut off.

  • Japanese Girlfriends Won’t Help You Buy Your First House

    01.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Japanese Girlfriends Won’t Help You Buy Your First House

    If you're under 35, odds are that you won't ever be able to buy a house, especially not on your own. You could ask your girlfriend for help, but if she's Japanese, she'll know better...

  • Don’t Be Fooled

    28.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Don’t Be Fooled

    Rising stock prices can make it seem like the economy is growing, but in reality, they are two very different things. The economy is measured by capital... which hasn't budged in decades.

  • Today’s Stock Prices Defy Common Sense

    18.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Today’s Stock Prices Defy Common Sense

    Historically, companies tend to trade around 15 times their profits...but today, companies on the S&P trade at 21 times their profits... and 23 times their profits on the CAC 40.

  • The Japanese Blame Amazon for the Failure of Abenomics

    24.07.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on The Japanese Blame Amazon for the Failure of Abenomics

    Personally, I’d have thought a national debt load in excess of 600% of GDP and an ageing population who are opposed to debt-funded consumption would have been the root causes. No, it’s that pesky Jeff Bezos who’s to blame…

  • Five Practical Insights From Our Real Estate Guru

    30.06.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Five Practical Insights From Our Real Estate Guru

    What if there was a missing piece of the real estate puzzle that - like magic - suddenly helped you see what other people can’t… and make a fortune in the process?

  • How High Will the Market Fly Before Its Wings Melt?

    26.06.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on How High Will the Market Fly Before Its Wings Melt?

    Share prices in the S&P 500 are at 40 times company profits...far higher than historical averages. Will prices continue to rise? This famous investor, who predicted the 1987 crash, thinks otherwise...

  • Why Aren’t You More Worried About a Recession?

    09.06.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on Why Aren’t You More Worried About a Recession?

    The US market has the capacity to fall 75% or more in value. As unlikely as it sounds, it has happened…and it will again.

  • Why Big Pharma Is the Face of Crony Capitalism

    17.05.2017 • FranceComments Off on Why Big Pharma Is the Face of Crony Capitalism

    The European Commission is investigating the prices charged by the South African laboratory Aspen Pharmacare, suspected of price-gouging in five anti-cancer treatments, particularly against blood cancers.

  • Ten Stocks Fortune Said Would ‘Last the Decade’

    17.10.2016 • InvestingComments (0)

    All in all, the Fortune portfolio lost 65% of its value over the subsequent decade. Three of its favoured companies went bankrupt, and one was bailed out.

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    Earnings Betray False Market Prices

    15.09.2016 • The EconomyComments (0)

    The politician – no matter how mild-mannered – always has a loaded gun in his britches. The terrorist merely brings it out and waves it around.

  • Rigged Deck and Loaded Dice – Blame the Casino Bosses

    12.09.2016 • InvestingComments (0)

    Over the past 40 days, the Dow Jones has traded in its tightest range for nearly a century…up or down 2.27%. We have a temporary (and, rare) standoff between the house and the players.

  • Buy Gold… And Hold Your Nerve

    01.09.2016 • Gold and Natural ResourcesComments (0)

    From Merryn Somerset Webb – MoneyWeek (Great Britain) – If there is a more volatile asset class than gold mining, I’d like to know what it is. It’s feast or famine. If you bought a sensible, large-cap gold mining company in late 2000 or early

  • Market Prices Are Out In Timbuktu

    12.08.2016 • InvestingComments (0)

    From Daily Pro (Brazil)- I’m a little more technical today. Sorry. We all have our mundane days. I slept very badly, attacked by a ruthless sore throat. I know. You have nothing to do with it, but someone has to pay the bill. Life is not really fair. I