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Goldman Building Robo-adviser to Give Investment Advice to Its ‘Poor’ Clients

If you have ‘only’ have $1 million investable assets and are always thirty for Goldman Sach’s advise, you are in luck!

March 21, 2017
In-depth topic: Automation
Finance & Economy

Deutsche Bank Prices €8 Billion Stock Offering At 35% Discount

In its fourth capital infusion since 2010, Deutsche Bank plans to raise €8 billion through the sale of equity. Existing shareholders can expect a massive dilution of 35%.

March 20, 2017
In-depth topic: Bank bail-in
Finance & Economy

Misreading the Tea Leaves – the Fed Policy Shift

The immediate market celebration of a continued accommodative Fed at the last FOMC meeting might be premature. The pundits might have missed the cues buried in the Fed’s tea leaves.

March 19, 2017
In-depth topic: Monetary reset
Finance & Economy

Crashing “Post-Obama Era” Gun Sales Lead To Remington Mass Layoffs

Regardless of which side of the gun control debate you happen to be on, this action-and-consequence is counter-intuitive. Lesson learned: if the ‘end’ is more important than the ‘means’, one might want to re-think how one should get there. While the th …

March 15, 2017
Misc

Arizona Committee Passes Bill to Treat Gold and Silver as Money, Remove Capital Gains Taxes

Arizona takes a step in eliminating the FedEx’s monopoly on money by introducing competition into the monetary system.

March 12, 2017
In-depth topic: Monetary reset
Finance & Economy

First Residential House Printed On-site in Under 24 Hours

This concrete house became the first house which was constructed, 3-D printed rather, completely on-site by a mobile robot. Previously all printed houses were done in a factory and then transported to location where they get assembled. It took 24 hours …

March 7, 2017
In-depth topic: Automation
Finance & Economy

How Much Are Drivers Willing to Pay to Save Travel Time?

Forget those hypothetical surveys. Nothing speaks louder than when one has to put money where the mouth is.

March 5, 2017
In-depth topic: Urban planning
Transportation

Fiscal Stimulus? How About a Fiscal Bloodbath Instead?

This interview with David Stockman describes a likely outcome of the much anticipated yuge fiscal stimulus and resulting market reaction.

March 2, 2017
In-depth topic: Peak debt
Finance & Economy

Fuse is Lit! Target2 Imbalances Hit Crisis Levels

Eurozone Target 2 imbalances have touched or exceeded the crisis levels hit in 2012 when Greece was on the verge of leaving the Eurozone. What gives?

March 1, 2017
In-depth topic: Monetary reset
Finance & Economy

Is The Bakken a Bust?

This latest piece from Peak Oil Barrel provides additional insight into the state of decline of the Bakken oil production. Bakken and North Dakota December 2016 oil production data Bakken production down 86,150 barrels per day to 895,330 bpd. Bakken an …

February 27, 2017
In-depth topic: Tight oil Shale gas
Fossil fuels