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Several of the Grey Swans Itemized in February 2012 Have Materialized in the Last Twelve Months

http://amarginofsafety.com/2012/02/24/a-herd-of-grey-swans/ Check out: #5: Unrest as Iran develops a nuclear weapon (almost there); #6: A Chinese economic implosion; #8: Public sector retirement default (Puerto Rico is closing in); #9: Significant unrest in the Muslim world due to US withdrawal (Benghazi, ISIS, etc.); … Continue reading

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Public Pension Ponzi Scheme; New York Cities Borrow From Pension Plan to Make Contributions

I was alerted to this post by a friend on Facebook. It points to a New York Times article on pension robbing. Public Pension Ponzi Scheme; New York Cities Borrow From Pension Plan to Make Contributions. The definition of Financial Repression: … Continue reading

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China’s “Investment Bubble” | Enterprising Investor Blog

It is likely only a matter of “when” it bursts, not “if.” The attached is an excellent analysis. This is just one of many grey swans on the pond. Five Perspectives on China’s “Investment Bubble” | Enterprising Investor Continue reading

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An Unusually Large Herd of Grey Swans

Events that can have a significant impact on the economy and capital markets have become known as swans of various shades thanks largely to Nassim Taleb’s book, The Black Swan, in which Taleb reminded us of Karl Popper’s criticism of … Continue reading

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