Three economic warnings

Portugal’s inevitable default

Sell Portugal. I call this the “pessimism premium”; warnings like the above are never absorbed fully enough by the market because of all the propaganda efforts by Government/Media’s professional soothers.

GM channel-stuffing to fake sales numbers

Sell GM. I said a while back that anyone who thinks the numbers coming out of Government Motors are meaningful for making stock buying decisions is deluded.

Fed doesn’t even know how to print money

Sell dollars. I don’t have any faith that this $100,000,000,000.00 in misprinted currency will really all be burned, especially since they admit only about a third of it is actually misprinted and they are burning it all because it would be too expensive to go through by hand and find the bad bills. Where’s the Joker when you need him?

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4 Responses to Three economic warnings

  1. FortitudineVincimus says:

    Where does one place one’s assets now?

    Stocks are going to crash. Bonds give a rotten return. Commodities are overpriced as it is.

    Should I start investing in South America?

  2. rebelliousvanilla says:

    FV, stocks and commodities aren’t going to crash if the US government continues on this path.

  3. Polymath says:

    Ron Paul, despite his annoying Republicans by defending Julian Assange, has finally gotten named to chair the House monetary policy subcommittee, where he will get to oversee the Fed and the currency. This is going to be extremely interesting.

    Rep. Ron Paul, G.O.P. Loner, Comes In From Cold

  4. Polymath says:

    Here’s another person saying it’s time to sell dollars:

    Short Treasuries: America’s Debt Default Will Happen Sooner Than Anyone Thinks

    This is an EXCELLENT article, take my recommendation and click on the link because there’s too much good stuff to just excerpt.

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