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That would be the price of gasoline these days. I don't know about where you live, but I do know I went away...

How would you like to have the answers to a quarterly report before other participants have even thought that the activity is occurring, data...

If the American consumer represents 70% of our economy, shouldn't economists study consumer spending as much as possible? Well, one individual, and he is...

When regulators are in bed with industry, bad things happen. When regulators actually go to work for the industry, then really bad things happen. Evidence...

Despite overwhelming efforts on the part of Uncle Sam, the simple fact of the matter is the program to successfully and permanently modify mortgages...

What is the real economy doing? While yesterday's GDP printed a surprisingly strong 3.5%, are we to take that on face value? If we...

The American public is becoming increasingly wise to the ways of Wall Street and Washington. Many Americans were duped by financial practices and products emanating...

Will the failure of a small bank in a small community truly impact America? Analysts discount the impact that the expected massive number of...

There is a gaping hole in our recovery and more and more of Main Street America is falling through it. And that gaping...

People are understandably wary about the government handling our health insurance. That would be the CLUNKER program. I trust you have heard...

“Usurers” is a dirty word. In dark streets, we call them “loan sharks.” Otherwise we call them “credit card companies.” ...

The Senate is getting ready to address the bill that was initially intended but they broke their promise to rein in thieving credit...

An optimist has been defined as one who would, should a ton of crap be dumped on his doorstep, jump right in and rummage...

Can you imagine putting money into a bank and agreeing to accept a minus 5% rate of interest? Well, the Federal Reserve believes the...

Pretty much everyone you know has already been gouged by credit card companies while the Band Played On. Congress said nothing, the President said nothing....

John McLaughlin has disturbing facts on unemployment. From his PBS show: ... Four-point-four million jobs have disappeared since this recession began 15 months ago. That's...

Calculated Risk's choice California Jim the Realtor posts today a surprising...

BUMPED DOWN . PROGRAM CONCUDED . LISTEN to ARCHIVED SHOW! (Editor's Note: Paulie Abeles is taking Monday night, April 13th, off to be with family.) Please...

PROGRAM CONCLUDED . POST BUMPED DOWN . LISTEN to the ARCHIVED SHOW! (Editor's Note: Paulie Abeles is taking Monday night, April 13th, off to be...

Any investor or manager with a degree of experience knows that the "first loss is the best loss." What do I mean by...
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