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Tag: Financial

Stock Pick – February 6, 2019

I purchased 10 shares in AppFolio (APPF) for $63.25 today. They do not pay a dividend but are a growth company. AppFolio is a cloud services company. They provide Software As a Service (SAAS) to 2 different vertical markets. Their main product is for property management companies. They are one of the largest (I think […]

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Stock Picks – December 5, 2018

Stock Pick It’s hard to believe that it’s been several months since I last posted a stock pick. The market has been very volatile of late however, making stock picking difficult. US security markets are closed today. This will give you some time to research my latest stock pick to see if it would be a good […]

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Is Anyone Minding the Store at the Federal Reserve?

This is a high quality version of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing of May 5, 2009. Rep. Alan Grayson asks the Federal Reserve Inspector General about the trillions of dollars lent or spent by the Federal Reserve and where it went, and the trillions of off balance sheet obligations. Inspector General […]

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Collapse of the Government of Iceland

Yesterday, the government of Iceland collapsed.  This collapse was caused by the “global financial crises”.  In 2007 and 2008, Iceland was ranked by the UN as the “most developed country” in the world.  Now?  Not so good. 

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Doctor asks federal judge to stop bailout

http://www.madisonrecord.com/news/215294-doctor-asks-federal-judge-to-issue-restraining-order-stopping-bailout-bill 10/10/2008 2:11 PM By Steve Gonzalez EAST ST. LOUIS-A Belleville doctor is asking a federal judge to bar President George W. Bush from enforcing the congressionally-approved financial industry bailout bill. Dr. Randy J. Jung filed the request for a restraining order Friday, arguing Congress and Bush exceeded their constitutional authority when passing H.R. 1424, […]

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The Dave Ramsey Plan

The Dave Ramsey Plan Years of bad decisions and stupid mistakes have created an economic nightmare in this country, but $700 billion in new debt is not the answer. As a tax-paying American citizen, I will not support any congressperson who votes to implement such a policy. Instead, I submit the following three steps: Common […]

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Darrell Castle: Something Wicked This Way Comes

SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES by Darrell L. Castle Constitution Party 2008 Vice Presidential Candidate Laws, originally evolving out of the New Deal legislation written in response to the great depression, once protected the American financial system. Starting in the 1990’s, in response to intense lobbying efforts by the financial industry, those laws were stripped […]

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McCain Urges Treasury to Act Without Legislation on Bailout

Republican Presidential candidate John McCain “Speaking on morning television, the Arizonan urges the Treasury Department to address the economic crisis on its own by buying $1 trillion in mortgages and tapping its exchange stabilization fund. Also backs raising the FDIC insurance cap to $250,000.” http://thepage.time.com/2008/09/30/“i’m-not-going-to-parse-every-answer”/ So, in other words, Congress failed to pass an unconstitutional […]

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