Can Cowboy Capitalism Save America?

The independent streak in America runs deep.

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Is A 50% Top Tax Rate coming To The U.S.?

It was announced by members of the British media yesterday that the amount of income tax revenue in the UK fell sharply last month. This comes on the heels of the UK’s newly implemented 50% top tax rate. Under this new rate, earners with incomes of more than £150k will pay on average, an extra £18,000 per year. Accounting for the exchange rate between the US Dollar and the British Pound, that rate is the equivalent of earners making more […]

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The Possible Reality For Facebook’s IPO

By Louis Basenese (Wall Street Daily | Original Link) There’s no middle ground when it comes to Facebook’s IPO. Analysts either believe it’s the next Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) – a true internet innovator destined to book billions in profits and reward shareholders in the process. Or they believe it’s the next AOL – a company with no real long-term future that’s destined to disappoint. Given my two previous articles – “Three Reasons to Avoid the Facebook IPO” and “The Greatest […]

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55 Interesting Facts About The U.S. Economy In 2012

How is the U.S. economy doing in 2012? Unfortunately, it is not doing nearly as well as the mainstream media would have you believe. Yes, things have stabilized for the moment but this bubble of false hope will not last for long. The long-term trends that are ripping our economy and our financial system to shreds continue unabated. The following are 55 interesting facts about the U.S. economy in 2012….

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Today’s Big Stock: Seabridge Gold Inc. (NYSEAMEX: SA)

Seabridge Gold Inc. is engaged in acquiring, exploring and developing gold deposits. The company’s principal projects are located in Canada. Seabridge holds six properties with gold resources and its material properties are its KSM Project and its Courageous Lake Project. The KSM project consists of two contiguous claim blocks in the Iskut-Stikine region in British Columbia, approximately 20 kilometers southeast of the Eskay Creek Mine. The Courageous Lake project is a gold project covering approximately 67,000 acres located in the […]

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Is $6 Gas Coming?

Reports from Gasbuddy.com reveal major pain at the pump for Florida motorists. According to the website, drivers are paying $5.89 for regular gas, with premium customers paying $5.99 per gallon.

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Is The Federal Reserve Doing A Good Job?

Have you noticed that very few people in the mainstream media ever directly criticize the Federal Reserve? But why should that be the case? Criticizing top politicians from both major political parties has become a national pastime. Most Americans love to throw mud at either the Republicans or the Democrats. Isn’t it about time that we evaluated whether the Federal Reserve is doing a good job or not?

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Why did the airline stocks take such a big hit yesterday?

Due to the significant rally in crude oil prices over President’s Day Weekend, the airlines stocks got pummeled yesterday. United Continental (UAL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), and JetBlue Airways (JBLU) fell about 10%, while US Airways (LCC) was down 12%. Over the weekend Iran announced that it would stop selling oil to Great Britain and France in retaliation for a planned European oil embargo this summer. The move was mainly symbolic, as Great Britain and France import almost no oil […]

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How You Can Buy Silver At A Steal…

By Luke Burgess (Investment U | Original Link) Most investors are skeptical when you tell them that they can actually buy silver below spot prices. But it’s absolutely true. And there’s no word play, or gimmicks. Anyone can do it right now. The only caveat is, to buy silver below spot prices you have to make bulk purchases of the right silver vehicle. Standard silver bullion – like American Eagles and Canadian Maple Leafs – can often carry high premiums above […]

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No Love for Japan? Think Again…

I know what you’re thinking… Why in the world would I invest in Japanese stocks?

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