Monthly Archives: January 2015

Keystone Kops Cuff the Middle Class; Will GOP Bail It Out?

Among Barack Obama’s many failures none is more stunning than his purported effort to reduce income inequality, which he calls “the defining issue of our time.” While the nefarious 1% prospers (and pays 35% of U.S. income taxes), the bottom … Continue reading

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The Big Money Loves Tech & Healthcare, Not Industrials and Consumer

I like to check out the biggest holdings of the major mutual funds, for two reasons.   It shows which names are already loved by the Street and at risk of becoming less loved, and vice versa. Second, the guys and … Continue reading

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Cotton, Capitalism and Poverty Reduction

“Dyed in Blood: A Harvard historian shows how every stage of the industrialization of cotton rested on violence.” So reads the headline in last Sunday’s New York Times Book Review, regarding Sven Beckert’s volume, Empire of Cotton. The book is … Continue reading

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