Monthly Archives: August 2013

More Dangers of the Cloud

As we have noted several times, Cloud computing, while efficient, is another modern “over-optimized” system. If the NSA snooping hasn’t made you question cloud computing, maybe outages will… From the BBC: Users of Instagram, Netflix, Vine, Airbnb and several other … Continue reading

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We’re at DOW 15,000 again, which way will it go?

Prepare, it may be dramatic… Geoff & John

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Looking at Emerging Markets: Indonesia

As the U.S appears to be on a weak growth trajectory, potentially replicating parts of the Japanese experience, and U.S equity prices are forecasting much stronger growth than we are comfortable anticipating, part of our research focus centers around emerging … Continue reading

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WalMart weak performance leading indicator of US economic collapse?

Retail Expert Davidowitz: Wal-Mart’s Woes Stem From Economy in ‘State of Collapse’ Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 01:28 PM By Dan Weil Wal-Mart issued weak earnings news Thursday, but the company isn’t doing anything wrong, says Howard Davidowitz, chairman of retail … Continue reading

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48 years ago (1965) Paul Harvey seems to have seen the 21st Century

If I Were the Devil: Paul Harvey (Clean Audio Version) Suggested for posting by GeoffTalk.com reader Ron Mizuno A ‘tip o’ the hat’ to GeoffTalk.com reader Ron Mizuno of Honolulu, Hawaii Geoff

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US Treasury nets $98 Billion Deficit in July, The US National Debt rose by ZERO Dollars

Treasury Ran $98 Billion Deficit in July–But Debt Stayed Exactly $16,699,396,000,000 August 14, 2013 – 4:15 AM By Terence P. Jeffrey (CNSNews.com) – The Treasury Department’s Financial Management Service (FMS), which publishes both the federal government’s official Daily Treasury Statement and … Continue reading

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The Indebted States of America – See a Bigger Picture…

The Indebted States of America by Steve Malanga States and localities owe far, far more than their citizens know… Summer 2013 Maria Pappas, the treasurer of Cook County, Illinois, got tired of being asked why local taxes kept rising. Betting … Continue reading

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40% of US workers make less than a full-time Minimum Wage earner did in 1968

40 Percent Of U.S. Workers Make Less Than What A Full-Time Minimum Wage Worker Made In 1968 By Michael Snyder, on August 4th, 2013 Are American workers paid enough?  That is a topic that is endlessly debated all across this … Continue reading

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With all the Press coverage, do you understand the Zimmerman case? It’s a ‘long shot,’ if you do… Watch this…

AFTERBURNER w/ BILL WHITTLE: The Lynching Watch and LEARN… A case of strategic omission… Geoff

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Is Hawaii going the way of Detroit? They are on the way…

Light-Rail to Nowhere: Honolulu, Hawaii’s Train Boondoggle   In 2011, officials in Honolulu, Hawaii began construction on a controversial 20-mile rail project partly because of almost $1.8 billion in federal subsidies to President Barack Obama’s home state. The project’s total … Continue reading

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