Dan on June 23rd, 2013

I think the paranoia the government has sparked with all its secretive prosecution and spying allows for a little conspiracy theory to enter the minds of the american public.  The latest case involves Michael Hastings – the journalist who has written numerous articles critical of the US Government  and military personnel. After he died in […]

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Dan on June 21st, 2013

An interesting theory from a seeking alpha contributor on what Apple is up to – a new search engine. http://seekingalpha.com/article/1511322-apple-s-next-big-thing-probably-not-what-you-expected Apple has been spending a huge amount on capital expenditures over the last few quarters – and it is not publicly known what ‘innovations’ they are spending it on. http://appleinsider.com/articles/13/01/24/apple-to-spend-10-billion-on-innovation-expansion-in-2013 Apple is too dependent on […]

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Dan on June 15th, 2013

If you have any interest in economics, you have to pay attention to the grand experiment Japan is conducting on its economy.  This has to be the strongest test yet of using monetary policy to impact an economy, and the stakes are huge. Lots of interesting articles on this – my recent favorite is this […]

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