mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Ask General Kang: Um, is it time to panic?

You humans still have primitive brains, so I will try to be understanding about this need of yours to panic. One of your wisest humans wrote a book, upon the cover of which was the phrase “DON’T PANIC”. This is … Continue reading →

The Ranting Canadian: Ever since the world economy started crashing in 2008, a lot of…

Ever since the world economy started crashing in 2008, a lot of news has been uncovered about Ponzi schemes, financial institutions ripping people off, crooked government bailouts, banks laundering money for gangs and terrorists, large-scale tax cheating, money hidden away in offshore numbered accounts, thefts from pension funds, politicians stealing tax money for partisan or ...

Eclectic Lip: Goodness, the biggest bull market in history is about to begin — eventually! :)

(originally written May 8, 2012.  Part of my “Great Upload of 2013″) There was a great article in the Globe & Mail investment section about one John Maudlin’s predictions that after the stock market moves down for awhile, it will move up.  Which, I’m sure you’ll agree, is brilliant stuff — blindingly insightful.  Worth every ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: How politicians explain the stock market

The stock market — also known as the greed-fear cycle. Alltop prefers the lust-sloth cycle.