Category Archives: Investing

Trump devolves the US into profit-taking chaos, putting the “la(t)te” into late capitalism

By ann summers Whether it’s the amusing “deconstruction of the administrative state” or “reinstating Glass-Steagall” the realities of late capitalism are represented in Trump’s self-dealing using some time-honored tools of usury and the manipulations of money, value and data emblematic … Continue reading

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Tin-Pot Chrome: Trump’s tweets as insider trading under 2012 STOCK act … SAD!

 By ann summers PEOTUS Trump is now no better than CNBC/FBN/Bloomberg stock touts, whose ranks have given us the ‘bagger party as well as Cramer-clones. High-frequency Trading or just high. Darn that asymmetric information. How many crony millionaires could be created … Continue reading

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The story of 2017: first as tragedy, second as farce

By ann summers Narrativity gets to take it in the neck next year as the electoral shock wears off, only to continue the strategy of tension necessary for the current state of nonlinear political warfare. Donald Trump’s presidency is shaping … Continue reading

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Your home heating prices will go up because Giant Yam won’t bring back coal jobs

   By ann summers Clueless natural Gasbag’s “post-truth” promises to cull votes with more coal jobs will now make your home heating prices go up with little effect on returning coal jobs to the US coal belt. But that was … Continue reading

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all Trump has left is Islamophobia and Sinophobia in the swing-states

By ann summers   tehDumpster fire that is the Trump campaign is now trolling the LIVs in swing states with the usual xenophobia and GOP talking points. Trump’s disinformation campaign could even favor TPP because HRC is against it. Recall … Continue reading

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BREXIT: not that bad despite Trumpian resemblance

Brexit will take many years to complete and some legal experts are even suggesting that it cannot even be completed considering other matters like NATO. That it seems like a reaction against cheap labor migration amidst austerity makes it seem … Continue reading

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Rebranding The Donald as The Saint Ronald

By ann summers With revisionists spinning tehDonald as the rebirth of Lincoln or Reagan, so much will be made of the early, recent closeness of polling for Hillary versus tRump. And certainly Hillary is no Jimmy Carter, centrism notwithstanding. And even … Continue reading

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