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The 2nd Biggest Money Making Scheme in History is Taking Place and We Have to Be Grateful for It

Monday, January 25th, 2010

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Originally Posted 16th October 2008
Firstly I’m going to explain something I’ve said before but has relevance to the article.
People say to me, ‘How am I going to pay off the mortgage (debt) on my own home? I can understand keeping mortgages on my investment property but with interest only I’ll never clear the debt on [...]

Where The Hell Should We Be Putting Our Money? And Why Is It That 99% Of People Are Always Listening To The Wrong Advice?

Monday, January 25th, 2010

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Originally Posted 19th September 2008
As you know I am fairly well wired in to the credit crunch. I am finding it fascinating to watch and at the same time awful to see. Being over in Cyprus at the moment I am of course not getting the info as quickly as I would like and after [...]

Interest Rates Are They Coming Down?

Monday, January 25th, 2010

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Originally Posted 18th September 2008
A few months ago when the inflationary pressures looked to be at their worst and the world seemed to think that the prices were only heading one way, I said that oil prices and commodities in general would fall sharply. I think oil was at $145 and still heading up at [...]

Why We Should Be Grateful When They Make The Recession Call

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 26th August 2008
For those of us that are old enough to remember the recession Britain went through in the 90’s, this may remind you of something that happened back then.
Virtually everyone was saying that we were in recession but the government denied it for ages. They were able to do this because recession [...]

My Opinion On The Bank Of England’s Inflation Report

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 14th August 2008
As Mervyn King said, “The British economy is going through a difficult and painful adjustment, and we’re going to do f**k all to help!”
Well, he actually said the first part of that in reality, the second part was added by me as I felt that this is basically what he said [...]

Why Aren’t We Hearing About How Well The US Economy Is Doing?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 30th July 2008
The truth of the matter is that the US economy is not in recession and it doesn’t even look likely to go that way anymore this year. In fact the figures about to be released should be around 2% which would make it miles away from recession. Now when you consider [...]

Did They Really Say Those Things, No, Did They Really?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 17th July 2008
Hi,
I thought you’d like to see some email correspondence I’ve been having with an economist friend of mine.
My email to him:
There’s been a couple of moments when I thought I was dreaming in the last couple of days so thought I’d write you for a reality check…
Did Bernanke really say that [...]

We’re In The Silly Season Where Supply And Demand Fundamentals Are Ignored

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 16th July 2008
We’re In The Silly Season Where Supply And Demand Fundamentals Are Ignored
The good fight that the Bank of England and the ECB are fighting against inflation to the detriment of the economy could very well all be just a waste of time that actually keeps the economy in a recession for [...]

Will they raise the base rate? Part 2

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally posted 3rd July 2008
These people know what they are doing so if you are going to America shortly then I would change your money before Thursday at 12.00pm as it stands at $2.015 for just £1. Me, if I was a betting man would be looking at putting a short in place on the [...]

Will they raise the base rate? Part 1

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally posted 2nd July 2008
There’s a hell of a lot of chat about interest rates this week. I’m left undecided as to which way they are going to go, but my best guess is at the bottom. I think there are a lot of factors to take into consideration. Before I go into them though [...]

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