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“The S&P 500 Is Now Overvalued On 18 Of 20 Valuation Metrics”

After last week’s brief FBI “memogate” inspired volatility spike, some have asked if the resulting market decline (down a “whopping” -0.4% on the week) has made stocks more attractive. Here is the quick answer according to Bank of America: based on the 20 most widely used valuation metrics, the S&P remains significantly overvalued on 18 […]

Trump’s Budget Will Slash $1.7 Trillion In Entitlements, Cut Food Stamps By 25%

More details from President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal are trickling out via a flurry of overnight reports from The Washington Post, Associated Press and Bloomberg News. Here are some of the highlights from the latest batch of trial balloons: The budget will slash $1.7 trillion in spending on entitlement programs, according to Bloomberg. Trump’s […]

How To Stick It To Your Banker, The Fed, & The Whole Doggone Fiat Money System

Authored by EconomicPrism’s MN Gordon via Acting-Man.com, Bernanke Redux Somehow, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke found time from his busy hedge fund advisory duties last week to tell his ex-employer how to do its job.  Namely, he recommended to his former cohorts at the Fed how much they should reduce the Fed’s balance sheet […]

It’s Time To Become Your Own Banker, Here’s How

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Sometimes I wonder why most of the giant mega-banks are based in New York. They should be here in Las Vegas, the gambling capital of the world. Because that’s precisely what they’re doing with your money. Actually it’s not even your money. From a legal perspective, every single penny […]

Is Blockchain A Gold & Silver Launchpad?

Authored by David Smith via MoneyMetals.com, A new day is dawning for precious metals. Gold and silver – the world’s oldest money – are “connecting” with the newest money, digital cryptocurrencies. The final outcome of this nexus is unpredictable, but it is foolhardy to ignore what is taking place. Central governments around the globe have […]

The Other Shoe Drops: Prime Auto Loan Losses Surge As Recoveries Tumble

When we looked at subprime auto delinquencies most recently, we found some troubling trends: first, in February, we showed that 61+ day delinquencies in General Motors’ subprime securitization book would support a rather bleak thesis for future auto sales, and specifically the demand side of the equation, with January 2017 delinquency rates soaring to the […]

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