At Least They’re Upfront About It

The University of California wants to enslave students:

The students’ proposal fits right in. Instead of paying tuition – currently at $12,192, not including mandatory fees, room, board or books – the “UC Student Investment Proposal” would require that students commit to paying 5 percent of their annual income for 20 years after graduating.

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The Coming Dollar Downleg And Gold Upleg

The 200 day moving average acts like the pull of gravity on prices. The FRN$ is currently very expensive while gold, silver, platinum and palladium have presented great buying opportunities. As the fiat currency and precious metals reassert their positions based on the 200 day moving average it will power the next gold upleg . . . → Read More: The Coming Dollar Downleg And Gold Upleg

First Act of Greek Default Proceedings Drawing to a Close

Global stock markets are up about 10% since the beginning of the year, volatility has collapsed, US economic data continue to defy even the mild slowdown proponents and the ECB seems to have backstopped the European banking system.

Yes, my dear reader. This is how quickly you move from away from the apocalyptic abyss . . . → Read More: First Act of Greek Default Proceedings Drawing to a Close

Survivor Bias and TBTF Tyranny

London Banker “has been a central banker and securities markets regulator during a varied and interesting career in global financial markets” and is a very credible commentator IMO. From his latest:

“Perhaps gold is being used as collateral for margin and cash liquidity, sold by counterparties to bring the price lower, leading to margin . . . → Read More: Survivor Bias and TBTF Tyranny

Raising your children

Thanks to Darwin Barton

There’s something to be said for raising your kids on a daily basis and that’s what I’m working on doing. A few years back my husband and I made the tough decision for me to quit my job and it’s been really nice, actually, since we’re able to have me . . . → Read More: Raising your children