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The Fed Met This Week Facing Alarming Bond Market Bubble

December 19th, 2014
in Op Ed

by EconMatters, EconMatters.com

The Bond Market Bubble is Reaching Epic Proportions

The 10-Year Bond now has a Yield of 2.08% right before the all-important Fed Quarterly Meeting and Press Conference this Wednesday, the 10-Year basically lost 24 basis points in a week, and mind you the week right after the strongest Employment Report (a positive 321,000 jobs added for the month) since the Financial Crisis, capping what has been a remarkable year in added jobs to the US economy, even wages spiked 0.4 % with strong upward employment revisions for the prior months.

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US 2nd District Court of Appeals Issues the Economic Equivalent of the Dred Scott Decision

December 18th, 2014
in Op Ed

from Jesse's Cafe Americaine

In their zeal to exonerate some Wall Street wiseguys associated with the infamous insider trading ring involving SAC Capital, the sophists on the 2nd US Court of Appeals, located in lower Manhattan near Wall Street, just issued the equivalent of the Dred Scott decision for US markets.

"Although the government might like the law to be different, nothing in the law requires a symmetry of information in the nation's securities markets." Barrington Parker, 2nd U.S. Circuit of Appeals Judge

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Four Reasons I Won't Have a Prostate Cancer Blood Test

December 18th, 2014
in Op Ed

by Ian Haines, The Conversation

Cancer Council Australia and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia yesterday released new draft guidelines to help GPs counsel men who ask about prostate cancer tests. They advise GPs to explain the pros and cons of testing and, if the man wants to proceed, to give him a prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test every two years between the ages of 50 to 69.

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Orion: to Boldly Go, so Long as the Wind Blows Fair and the Weather Holds

December 17th, 2014
in Op Ed

by Monica Grady, The Conversation

Generations of mariners have spent time anxiously watching the weather, waiting for the right conditions. It seems that despite all the high-tech advances we’ve made, spacecraft are still subject to the vagaries of the weather.

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Religions

December 17th, 2014
in Op Ed, syndication

Written by

After discussing Civilizations and Human Races, let's focus on religions, political correctness notwithstanding.

Note: all my articles under the framework of WMDs, Germs, and Economies are for two main purposes:

1) Predicting the future, 25 years ahead.

2) My next book "China vs. America".

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