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THE CIA CAMPAIGN TO STEAL APPLE’S SECRETS. Interesting Article.

[ 0 ] March 10, 2015 |

THE CIA CAMPAIGN TO STEAL APPLE’S SECRETS BY JEREMY SCAHILL AND JOSH BEGLEY The Intercept Web Site. March 7, 2015 RESEARCHERS WORKING with the Central Intelligence Agency have conducted a multi-year, sustained effort to break the security of Apple’s iPhones and iPads, according to top-secret documents obtained by The Intercept. The security researchers presented their […]

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Don’t “Audit The FED”, Reign It In. By Brian Wesbury. Good Read

[ 0 ] March 4, 2015 |

Don’t Audit It: Reign It In Some in Congress want to “Audit the Fed.” But an audit, unless the word is used in a very broad sense, would be redundant and basically irrelevant. The Fed is already audited, by Deloitte & Touche LLP and it releases an annual report that includes the auditor’s opinion, each […]

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The ISM Manufacturing Index Declined to 52.9 in February And The Implications. By Brian Wesbury.

[ 0 ] March 3, 2015 |

The ISM Manufacturing Index Declined to 52.9 in February Brian S. Wesbury, Chief Economist Robert Stein, Deputy Chief Economist Date: 3/2/2015 The ISM manufacturing index declined to 52.9 in February from 53.5 in January, coming in slightly below the consensus expected level of 53.0. (Levels higher than 50 signal expansion; levels below 50 signal contraction.) […]

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Personal Income Increased 0.3% in January And It’s Implications By Brian Wesbury.

[ 0 ] March 3, 2015 |

Personal Income Increased 0.3% in January Brian S. Wesbury, Chief Economist Robert Stein, Deputy Chief Economist Date: 3/2/2015 Personal income increased 0.3% in January (+0.5% including revisions to prior months). The consensus expected a gain of 0.4%. Personal consumption declined 0.2% in January (-0.1% including revisions to prior months). The consensus expected a decline of […]

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10 Reasons Bank of America Merrill Lynch is Bullish on the S&P 500!

[ 0 ] March 3, 2015 |

March 2, 2015, 12:46 P.M. ET 10 Reasons Bank of America Merrill Lynch is Bullish on the S&P 500 By Chris Dieterich Lots of investors likely are dealing with a nagging, cautious feeling about the U.S. stock market as major indexes continue to thunder higher. Stocks can’t go up forever, right? Reuters: In just one […]

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Economic Comments From Brian S. Wesbury, Top Economist For First Trust

[ 0 ] January 26, 2015 |

GDP, Strong Again Brian S. Wesbury, Chief Economist Robert Stein, Deputy Chief Economist Date: 1/26/2015 With all the focus on Europe in general and Greece in particular, it’s important to keep in mind that the US economy continues to move forward. After real GDP dropped in the first quarter of last year, some analysts were […]

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Lange Financial Services “Favored Stocks” List For 2015. January 25, 2015

[ 0 ] January 25, 2015 |

LANGE FINANCIAL SERVICES Presented below is our FAVORED STOCKS list for 2015. Last year’s list did exceptionally well, readily outperforming all major indices. These equities are regarded as good to high quality. Selections can be used for both investment and trading purposes. FAVORED STOCKS LIST January 25, 2015 Actavis Plc (ACT) American Express Co (AXP) […]

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10,535 Pages Of Obama Care Condensed Into 4 Simple Sentences.

[ 0 ] September 17, 2014 |

Here are the 10,535 pages of Obama Care condensed to 4 sentences… As humorous as this sounds…..every last word of it is absolutely TRUE! 1. In order to insure the uninsured, we first have to uninsure the insured. 2. Next, we require the newly uninsured to be re-insured. 3. To re-insure the newly uninsured, they […]

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Tapering Has Not Hurt The Economy Which Means The QE Stimulus Really Was Not Worthwhile. Brian Wesbury Of First Trust.

[ 1 ] August 26, 2014 |

Tapering Has Not Hurt The Economy. Brian Wesbury of First Trust. Watch Video From Link Below. Conventional wisdom focuses way too much on Federal Reserve policy. Many believed that the world was coming to an end in 2008, only to be saved by the Fed and their QE policy. Those same people feared that the […]

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T Boone Pickens On Crude Oil. Will Be Above $100 Forever.

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014 |

Pickens: Brent crude will be above $100 forever Jackie DeAngelis | @JackieDeAngelis Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 11:19 AM ET CNBC.com Oil and gas entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens thinks international oil prices will stay high indefinitely—over $100 a barrel—despite recent declines in the futures market. At the Investools 4th Annual Investor Education Conference in Dallas, […]

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The Fed’s Massive Power Grab. By Brian S. Wesbury, Top Economist

[ 0 ] July 28, 2014 |

The Fed’s Massive Power Grab July 28, 2014 Take your pick of these two jobs. You get to manage a $4+ trillion bond portfolio and have omnipotent control over banks and other financial institutions. Or, you can manage an $800 billion portfolio, control the level of the federal funds rate and manage some regulatory issues. […]

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Apple Making 80 Million New iPhones In Initial Order.

[ 0 ] July 22, 2014 |

Apple to suppliers: Gear up for the next iPhone LEARN MORE By Lorraine Luk Apple Inc. is preparing for its largest initial production run of iPhones, betting that larger-screen models will lure consumers now attracted to similar phones from Samsung Electronics Co. and others. The Cupertino, Calif., company is asking suppliers to manufacture 80 million […]

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Trading And Investing Perspective For The Week Ending July 18, 2014.

[ 0 ] July 19, 2014 |

A Week That Had It All The week that just concluded had it all. There were earnings results, economic data, a monetary policy report, M&A activity, calls for tax reform, geopolitical conflict, and volatility. It was a remarkable week, and when it was all said and done, it was another winning week for the S&P […]

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Trading And Investing Radar For July 21-25, 2014. BIG Earnings Week!

[ 0 ] July 19, 2014 |

Trading Radar: Potential for Global Crises, Corporate Earnings to Dominate Next Week’s Action Although US risk assets sustained a strong bounce on Friday, market participants will still be looking towards the Sunday political TV talk shows to see what the US response will be to the plane shootdown in Ukraine and the Israeli invasion of […]

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Leon Cooperman: ” Stocks Are Not Overvalued” CNBC Video. July 16, 2014

[ 0 ] July 16, 2014 |

Cooperman: Market ‘in a zone of okay’ Lawrence Delevingne | @ldelevingne Leon Cooperman, the founder of $10.7 billion hedge fund firm Omega Advisors, doesn’t believe stocks are overvalued. “There are pockets of overvaluation,” Cooperman said during a “Squawk Box” appearance at the Delivering Alpha conference presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor Wednesday. “But….the market is […]

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Rick Santelli Blows A Gasket On CNBC In Debate With Steve Liesman. Video

[ 0 ] July 14, 2014 |

Is The Fed Behind The Curve? CNBC Debates, Santelli Blows A Gasket July 14, 2014 By Michael Aneiro Has the Federal Reserve been too slow in reacting to an improving economy and withdrawing its stimulus measures? That’s been the subject of some high-minded debate among economists and strategists in recent months. It was also the […]

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