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Desperate Measures for Not-So-Desperate Times 05-26-15

Desperation best describes the Obama stance on trade. Please realize that in saying this, we assume no political stance one way of the other on the legislation itself. Far more intriguing to us: why the President, the fervent champion of inequalities, has pushed legislation that most liberals view as potentially harmful to the little guy. Read more about Desperate Measures for Not-So-Desperate Times 05-26-15

The Limits of Technology 05-18-15

The apotheosis of technology provides an apt description of American rationale for its global preeminence. The danger in this belief: most importantly, it exaggerates technology’s power and its ability to solve all our woes. We presume great technological feats ipso facto to solve many more problems than they can. Read more about The Limits of Technology 05-18-15

China’s Energy Near-Obsession 05-11-15

I want to share a few experiences with you that bear on investments you should make. You should not witness many surprises from this recommendation but my sources may surprise you—at least a little. I recently attended a lecture—actually more like a seminar in that fewer than 20 people came. I am unsure why I was invited. Read more about China’s Energy Near-Obsession 05-11-15

Crude Oil: Two Wrongs That Will Make a Right 05-04-15

Several events and stories caught our attention this past week. First we look at a May 1 story from Bloomberg on, you guessed it, oil. It offered yet another reason that we need not worry about oil prices surging back. Read more about Crude Oil: Two Wrongs That Will Make a Right 05-04-15

The Powerful Case for Oil 04-27-15

The case for higher oil—or, more precisely, much higher oil prices—continues to grow. One needs no magical powers to see why. One major source of market oversupply has been “tight” oil from U.S. shale formations. The general consensus has been that growth in fracking would slow with lower prices. Right and wrong. Read more about The Powerful Case for Oil 04-27-15

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