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Fraud by any other name is still fraud

Aug
28

By Chris Hamilton

Once upon a time, there was a thing called a “free-market” and for a time nations strove toward this ideal. To wit, a free market economy was a market-based economy where prices for goods and services would be set freely by the forces of supply and demand and allowed to reach their point of equilibrium without intervention by government policy, and it typically entailed support for highly competitive markets and private ownership of productive enterprises. But power and belief shifted and faith now resides in governmental fiscal policy (spend more, tax less) and central banker interest rate policy (make money ever cheaper) to avoid the free markets down-cycles and extend its up-cycles infinitely. The central bank high priests have determined free markets are better replaced by command economies and further the priests’ purport they know appropriate levels of demand and supply…and absent the achievement of these levels, they will enforce their will even if the Fed’s programs are the likely cause that retards the Fed’s from achieving their stated goals! READ MORE

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Biderman joins Bloomberg’s Pimm Fox and Carol Massar on “Taking Stock” to talk hedge funds

Aug
18

TrimTabs’ President and CEO Charles Biderman joined Pimm Fox and Carol Massar of Bloomberg on their “Taking Stock” podcast last week to talk about hedge fund investing. You can listen to the full audio here.

US is Bankrupt: $89.5 Trillion in US Liabilities vs. $82 Trillion in Household Net Worth & The Gap is Growing. We Now Await the Nature of the Cramdown.

Aug
04

There are many ways to look at the United States government debt, obligations, and assets. Liabilities include Treasury debt held by the public or more broadly total Treasury debt outstanding. There’s unfunded liabilities like Medicare and Social Security. And then the assets of all the real estate, all the equities, all the bonds, all the deposits…all at today’s valuations. But let’s cut straight to the bottom line and add it all up…$89.5 trillion in liabilities and $82 trillion in assets. There. It’s not a secret anymore…and although these are all government numbers, for some strange reason the government never adds them all together or explains them…but we will. READ MORE

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Biderman on CNBC: Job numbers boosted by end of extended unemployment

Jul
31


TrimTabs’ Charles Biderman joined Rick Santelli on CBNC to talk about the “underutilized” labor market and millennial investment habits.

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Biderman on FOX Business: Concerned about new stock buyback announcements

Jul
23


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Biderman on CNBC: Earnings have never predicted future stock prices

Jul
15

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

Jun
23

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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Biderman with Santelli: “Lest we forget debt only works when debt creates growth greater than the cost of borrowing.”

Jun
20

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

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