“Modern” money for nothin’

Buenos Aires, Argentina “That ain’t working, that’s the way to do it Money for nothin’ and your chicks for free.” …

The “intrinsic value” myth

The US “Russiagate” investigations into alleged collusion appear to have come to a dead end. Much of the media is …

“Oh Jesus, make it stop!”

Yawn. Zzzzzzz….. Take a deep breath (literally), and read the following aloud…. “At its January meeting, the Committee stated that …

Is China about to implode?

Buenos Aires, Argentina Last night I was at a party. It was an elegant crowd, gathered in a garden around …

MAGA: Mission Accomplished?

Well that was easy! After less than two years in office, Trump says it’s “mission accomplished.” A presidential tweet: I …

Turkey gets roasted

Just last Thursday I highlighted how Turkish stocks were approaching their 2009 lows, in dollar terms. But I also said …

Impolitic politics

Back to Argentina…back to the big city…back to a massive new corruption and bribery scandal. It’s sweeping up senior functionaries …