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    Daily Digest 6/6 – Health Insurance Companies Put In For 2019 Rate Hikes, Consumer Debt Outlook

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    Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 12:23 PM

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    • Health insurance companies put in requests for rate hikes for 2019 (New York)
    • Homeless services face cuts as Monterey County deals faces $36.5m gap
    • A Template for Fixing America’s Public Pensions
    • Pool of sub-zero euro debt yields shrinks further in May after Italy selloff
    • Consumer Debt Outlook – May 2018 (Lendingtree)
    • Argentina inflation rising, growth outlook lower -analysts
    • ECB cut back buying of Italian bonds in May, drawing Rome’s ire
    • How legalized pot is affecting employee drug tests
    • More than half of US housing markets were overvalued in April
    • Miles Franklin: Is Japan Going To Walk Away From The U.S. Debt Auction Too?
    • German Healthcare Deficit 300% Greater than Expected Due to Refugees
    • California Water Law Could Prevent Showering, Doing Laundry on Same Day

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    Daily Digest 2/24 – 1 In 5 Americans Have More CC Debt Than Savings, California’s Recurring Nightmare

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    Saturday, February 24, 2018, 6:16 PM

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    • 1 in 5 Americans have more credit-card debt than savings
    • Silver: 2018 and Beyond
    • Four Ex-Deutsche Bank Traders Evade U.K. Euribor Case
    • Me, rich? Here’s what Palo Altans think about themselves
    • Venezuela's New Cryptocurrency: Just Another Form of Control Fraud
    • What's Actually Behind Cape Town's Water Crisis
    • California’s Recurring Nightmare: Nearly Half the State is Back in Drought
    • If Climage Change Wrecks Your City, Can It Sue Exxon?

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    Smart Strategies For Building & Managing Your Cash Savings

    Options for protecting purchasing power
    by charleshughsmith

    Saturday, September 16, 2017, 12:47 AM

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    Executive Summary

    • Is it better to hold cash in savings/checking accounts, or securities accounts?
    • Where will the dollar likely from here?
    • What will likely happen with retirement accounts?
    • Ways to diversify your cash risk

    If you have not yet read Part 1: The Cardinal Sin Of Investing: Permanent Impairment Of Capital available free to all readers, please click here to read it first.

    The Role Of Cash In The Informal Economy

    In stagnating formal economies burdened by over-regulation, high taxes and financialization, one of the few bright spots for employment and entrepreneurism is the informal or cash economy.  The more stultified and elite-dominated the economy, the larger and more vibrant the informal economy.  In some highly regulated, high-tax European nations, up to 30% of the economic activity is underground/cash.

    The elimination of central bank currency will not eliminate the informal economy. Rather, the participants in this sector will adopt non-central bank issued forms of cash—precious metals, coins, other nations’ paper money, perhaps even digital currencies such as bitcoin or its gold-linked cousins (Bitgold, etc.)

    Those with little income often do not have bank accounts, as the fees are costly. Eliminating cash will hit the poor who earn money in the informal economy especially hard. Though the poor are essentially powerless in our influence-is-auctioned-to-the-highest-bidder system, this could change once the working poor who benefit from the cash economy are pushed even deeper into poverty by the banning of cash.

    That might spark…

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    The Cardinal Sin Of Investing: Permanent Impairment Of Capital

    How to avoid making it
    by Adam Taggart

    Saturday, September 16, 2017, 12:47 AM

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    Permanent impairment of capital is the cardinal sin of investing.

    Well, today's markets present a clear and present danger of coming capital impairment for those who don't take prudent action in advance of a market downturn. Don't be guilty of inaction.

     

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    I Just Added To My Short Position

    Keeping you updated on my portfolio positioning
    by Adam Taggart

    Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 6:01 PM

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    Last year, I detailed out my personal investments in the report How My Portfolio Is Positioned Right Now. It turned out to be one of our most popular articles over the past few years.

    In it, I mentioned that I'll do my best to update our subscribers when I make a material change to my portfolio allocation.

    Well, I just did.

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    What To Do With Your Cash?

    Is it folly to hold cash right now? Or brilliant?
    by Adam Taggart

    Saturday, July 22, 2017, 4:19 AM

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    Have you moved a material percentage of your financial portfolio to cash? Have you become so concerned about the meteoric ramp upwards in asset prices that you find it wiser instead to move to the sidelines, build "dry powder", and wait to re-enter the markets at saner valuations?

    If so, you have my sympathies.

    The past 5+ years have been brutal for savers pursuing this strategy. I know this well, as I'm one of those folks, too.

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    Off The Cuff: The Unsinkable(?) Market

    No data is too bad enough to stop its rise
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, July 21, 2017, 6:06 AM

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    In this week's Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and Mish Shedlock discuss:

    • The Unsinkable Market
      • No data is bad enough to stop its rise
    • The Disappearance Of Volatility
      • Gone, but for how long?
    • Failing Pension Plans
      • A truly massive crisis in the making
    • Cash, Gold & Bitcoin
      • The only places for capital to find safety?

    During these doldrum days of summer, where no matter the news, today's "unsinkable" markets continue to march ever upwards, Mish shares his thoughts on what will finally cause asset prices to tank.

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