Posts filed under “Politics”

Who Goes to Work? Who Stays Home?

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Source: NYT

Category: Employment, Politics

How the Government Pays Its Debt

Click for interactive graphic Source: Washington Post

Category: Politics, Taxes and Policy

The Obamacare Portfolio

On Investing: The Obamacare portfolio By Barry Ritholtz, October 6, 10:11 AM       Investors are best off when they leave their party affiliation and partisan views behind. I’ve said it before: “Washington, I’m here to tell you, politics and investing don’t mix. Your politics are killing you in the markets.” Keeping your emotions…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Investing, Politics

All Holders of U.S. Treasury Debt

Everyone The U.S. Government Owes Money To, In One Graph broken down by category and by how much government debt they hold   Source: NPR

Category: Credit, Digital Media, Politics, Really, really bad calls

Look Out Below, Government Shutdown 2nd Week edition

click for updated futures   US Futures are deep in the red, as we begin the third second week of the government shut down. In theory, some 25% of the US economy may soon end up off line. We are not there yet, but that is the short term negative. The worst case scenario is…Read More

Category: Markets, Politics, Really, really bad calls

ObamaCare: Investing Advice for Senator Ted Cruz

>   My Sunday Washington Post Business Section column is out. This morning, we look objectively at Obamacare — not the politics of it, but the investing aspect. Its called: On Investing: The Obamacare portfolio. My conclusion? If you were an objective observer of the legislation when it passed, and then again when the Supreme…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Politics, Psychology, Really, really bad calls

How to Bypass the Debt Limit

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Bypass the Debt Limit
Source: Yahoo Finance

Category: Currency, Politics, Video

Obama to Harwood: “Wall St Should be Worried”

Category: Politics, Video

America’s Fiscal Path, 2009-13

America’s path from fiscal improbity to political impasse Source: Economist

Category: Digital Media, Politics, Really, really bad calls

Government Employees By Location

click for interactive graphic Source: Washington Post

Category: Digital Media, Employment, Politics