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Archive for November, 2012

Bring Back a Better Twinkie and Much Less Union Rules

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Hostess may or may not be liquidated as I type this.  However, if it survives into 2013 (more…)

Debt and the New Bizarro World or Is it the New Normal?

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Recently, both Exxon Mobil and Johnson & Johnson bond yields sank below comparable U.S. treasuries, implying (more…)

Capital Gains Tax: Business Selling Pressure

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

The current capital gains tax rate is 15%.  On January 1, 2013 it may go as high as (more…)

Pensions and Unfunded Liabilities

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Corporate and government pensions are under attack.  They are massively (more…)