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Forget Gold Buy Platinum

Forget Gold Buy Platinum

Buy Platinum? via The Independent Trader Prices of gold and silver now relive their renaissance. Growing uncertainty in the market due to the ever more probable interest rate increase by the FED and another round of global QE made sure […]

Post Brexit

Post Brexit

On June 23rd, voters in the U.K. shocked global markets by voting to leave the EU. In this report, we will examine the various paths the country may take in the coming months with regard to this issue, discuss the […]

Book Review: Quantitative Analysis

Book Review: Quantitative Analysis

This article appeared first on The Stock Market Blueprint Blog. In Quantitative Value, Wesley Gray and Tobias Carlisle make a compelling case for a purely quantitative approach to value investing. As the title appropriately conveys, the book equally emphasizes the benefits of […]

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Of Coups And The Constitution

Of Coups And The Constitution Glenn Harlan Reynolds University of Tennessee College of Law June 29, 2016 Abstract: Military coups d’etat are a relatively common means of government turnover in many countries, but not in the United States. This paper […]

Here’s How Much Europe Depends On The UK

Here’s How Much Europe Depends On The UK

Here’s How Much Europe Depends On The UK by Mauldin Economics Euroskeptiscism is on the rise in Europe. Countries like Poland and Hungary have actively sought to limit the EU’s influence and ignore its rules—most recently with regard to refugee […]

Alcoa Inc Jumps After Earnings Beat

Alcoa Inc Jumps After Earnings Beat

Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) unofficially kicked off the second quarter earnings reporting season tonight. The aluminum maker posted adjusted earnings of 15 cents per share on $5.3 billion in sales, against Wall Street’s estimates of 9 cents per share in earnings […]

Fourth Amendment Under Attack?

Fourth Amendment Under Attack?

Fourth Amendment Under Attack? There was no warning. Someone broke down the door in the middle of the night. There was shouting and glaring lights. As the terrified occupants of the house cowered in a closet, armed and uniformed government […]