Crossing the $10 Trillion Mark

2017-09-12T18:49:08+00:00

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Now that the global tally of negative-interest debt issued has passed the $10 trillion mark, it might be worth taking a moment to reflect the yet unknown implications posed by the intrusion of…reality.

Interest rates in the EU, Switzerland, Japan, and now Germany have dipped […]

Crossing the $10 Trillion Mark 2017-09-12T18:49:08+00:00

Election 2016: Alien Queen vs. Swamp Thing

2017-07-13T16:53:51+00:00

Sludgefeast ’16 (otherwise known as the US presidential election) has finally shaken out all fellow-traveling parasites in favor of two alpha vermin—the Alien Queen and Swamp Thing.

As the face of their respective political parties, each boasts a distinctive pedigree: the former a career politician who consistently shows that […]

Election 2016: Alien Queen vs. Swamp Thing 2017-07-13T16:53:51+00:00

What Is The Subduction Zone?

2017-07-13T16:53:51+00:00



Six years after the legislative abortion otherwise known as Dodd-Frank was excreted into being, its tentacles show no signs of tiring.

The latest arm-twistings of the financial sector by regulators now infesting corporate boardrooms manifest as an arbitrary failing grade for most banks for attempting to […]

What Is The Subduction Zone? 2017-07-13T16:53:51+00:00

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2017-07-13T16:53:51+00:00

Consider two recent developments in the energy sector. In the first instance, shareholders in oil-producing giant Chevron (ticker: CVX) voted to give the largest amongst themselves (those lucky few owning 3% or more shares for three years minimum) the ability to nominate directors for up to 25% of the seats on the board.

SLICK 2017-07-13T16:53:51+00:00