Author Archives: bullmarket

Junk Bonds Proliferate with Mergers and Acquisition Growth

There is a feeling in the air on Wall Street that is eerily reminiscent of the subprime boom a decade ago, and if you want to go a little further back, the Michael Milken 80’s era.  The junk bond party is in full swing. Earlier this spring, the Federal Reserve issued guidelines to banks and lending institutions that essentially gave ...

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Labor Participation Up, 213,000 U.S. Jobs Added in June

According to a Labor Department Report release Friday, more Americans are entering the workforce. The number of African Americans, in particular, looking for work has spiked by 62.2 percent in June. Four million African-Americans were either working or looking for work in last month. “Friday’s Labor Department report showed the share of American adults working or looking for a job ...

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Is Mexico’s leftist president-elect a closet Conservative?

Despite liberal outrage, he handed tiny evangelical party oversized power A small Conservative Evangelical party helped Mexico’s left-wing president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador win Sunday’s presidential election, dramatically increasing the party’s clout and raising allegations that Obrador is hiding his true socially conservative identity. The historic election was the largest in Mexican history. Some 18,000 offices throughout the country were ...

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Anti-Trump Leftist favored to win bloody Mexican election

A leftist, anti-Trump nationalist is favored to win Mexico’s presidential election Sunday after a campaign marred by the worst political violence the country has seen in a generation. The vote is the largest in Mexico’s history, with some 88 million Mexicans at home and abroad eligible to cast ballots. In addition to the presidency, a mind-boggling 18,000 elected posts also ...

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Winners and Losers in the Shale-Oil Production Boom

The price of WTI Crude oil at last look was trading around $65. This is good for some and not so good for others. As we know, the price of oil rises and falls, and with each cycle come similar results to similar businesses. If prices stay above $60 a barrel, this would spur a strong rebound in oil and ...

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HORIST: No downside to blowing up the Obama-Kerry Iran Deal

To understand what was wrong with the Iran Deal, we can gain insight by thinking of it in terms of World War II.  Think of Hitler’s death camps as weapons of mass destruction.  It is a very fair comparison. Suppose we cut a deal with Hitler only on the subject of the death camps. In return for temporarily abandoning his Final Solution ...

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Will the First Job of Robots be to Help the Elderly?

Science is taking the fiction out of robotics, with what once was only seen in the movies, is now coming to real life; Robots. The timing really couldn’t be better. As technology expands at an exponential rate, advances are now being utilized in the real world. We have seen such things as driverless cars and automated manufacturing as just the ...

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Chinese President Celebrates Karl Marx

Karl Marx is “the greatest thinker of modern times,” said Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday during a speech in Beijing. The speech was part of a week-long program honoring the 200th anniversary of German philosopher Karl Marx’s birth in 1818. “Writing Marxism onto the flag of the Chinese Communist Party was totally correct,” said Xi, who recently celebrated the 170th ...

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Trump Conservative to Present A Solution to Global Climate Change That Even Skeptics Will Like

For the last ten years, the global warming controversy has continued to inspire a public debate. Ever since the U.S. pulled out of the Paris accord, environmentalists and Democrats have been outraged claiming that the planet earth is now doomed.  While, on the other hand, climate change deniers often argue that there isn’t enough evidence proving that Climate Change is ...

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