Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Pundit and the Plutocrat

A public exchange between a billionaire and a financial journalist nicely conveys the corrosive economic effects of Obama’s policies. In November 2011 hedge fund impresario Leon Cooperman wrote Obama an open letter criticizing the “divisive, polarizing tone of your rhetoric” … Continue reading

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Obamacare: What Wall Street Economists Can Learn from Senator Rubio

In his State of the Union’s response, Senator Marco Rubio said: For example, Obamacare was supposed to help middle class Americans afford health insurance. But now, some people are losing the health insurance they were happy with. And because Obamacare … Continue reading

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Republicans Look Smart for a Change

Yesterday was a bad day for Democrats on the Sunday shows.  Like an unprepared college student taking an oral exam from Professor Christopher Wallace PhD, Nancy Pelosi haltingly rambled from one stale talking point to the next.  Dick Durbin trotted … Continue reading

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Clear Blue Skies over Beijing (in 2030) – Stock Market Plays

A wacky but wise Wall Street wag used to tell his clients, “After living standards in the third world improve, people will want to live longer.”  That is bullish for healthcare stocks but also, less obviously, for a broad range … Continue reading

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