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The Game We Know is Over – A New Game About to Begin!?!


Since 2009, a lot of analysts have learned the hard way not to play Chicken Little and scream the sky is falling. However, after last week’s FOMC meeting as a capper to so many other economic and geopolitical issues brewing, seems things are getting serious. Take a looksee at yet another chart…READ MORE

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Global Rates collapse – Who(s) is behind this?


As yields collapse globally, equity markets hit cycle or record highs, and real estate again is stretching for new records…What gives on the dislocation of bonds vs. risk? Click here to read more

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The Story of America’s Economic Illiteracy – Truth hidden in Plain Sight…Yet We Choose to be Blind?


Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life*…” and never has this been more apropos than now. American’s may have occasionally tied one too many on and certainly have enjoyed more than their share of McFatty meals. Less visible but possibly of greater importance is the toxic combined lack of educational push and/or individual pull to understand the finances and economics in which we live, work, and perhaps hope to raise a family. American’s are simply economically irresponsible and clueless. Click here for more.

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U.S. Government Guilty of Financial Fraud


If the U.S. government were subject to the same laws, such as Sarbanes Oxley, as is a public company Barack Obama and Timothy Geithner would be guilty of financial fraud. How can I make such an outrageous claim? Simple, it is the truth. Read More

Actual US Deficit $8 Trillion, Greater Than $6.6 Trillion After Tax Income


Two former Clinton Economists had uncovered, buried in the annual Medicare Trustees Report, that the growth in today’s dollars of future Medicare and Social Security obligations is a whopping $7 trillion annually. What that means is if the US were a public company it would have to report a loss of $7 trillion this year, and that would boost the current budget deficit to $8 trillion. Read More

A Simple Government Fix – Eliminate States & Almost All Federal Agencies



By Charles Biderman


Over the past year I have been quite critical of our current form of government. My recent rant that governments are incapable of effectively providing services such as education and health care, was not the first time that I have said these things. So while it is much easier complaining about the way it is, here are my thoughts as to how to fix the mess. Read More

Bernanke Put Dead & Very Little Chance Stocks Avoid Year End Sell Off


By Charles Biderman

I officially declare that the Bernanke Put is dead and buried. Nobody even talks about it anymore. It has been a while since someone on CNBC said there is very little risk in being long stocks since Ben Bernanke has the stock market’s back. Read More

Biderman’s Daily Edge: If Obama Wins, Sell Your Winners


Intrade today was taking bets at odds of 1 – 2 that Barack Obama will be relected as President of the United States. Odds of 1 to 2 means you have to bet $1 to win 50 cents. To me that means if Obama wins as seems likely, I need to start selling my big winners. Read More

Charles BidermanCharles Biderman is the Chairman of TrimTabs Investment Research and Portfolio Manager of the TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (TTFS)