Dec 30, 2014
Bill writes, "Whether it is the Elliott Wave Theory,
Kondratieff, 17-year cycle, or the Shemitah, 2015 is shaping up to
be one for the record books. As much as each Country from the
U.S. to Greece, Russia to Malaysia, sees itself as a unique and
independent entity the reality is that the world has been united as
one big Keynesian experiment."
Social media has taken significant events that
normally would be continually discussed, analyzed and even become
world altering and reduced them to tweets, blogs and yesterday’s
The Hong Kong freedom demonstrations became just another footnote
to be lumped with Egypt, Iran and Occupy Wall Street.
The Ukraine civil war is something most believe has already been
The U.S. President’s abuse of executive orders continues unabated
and the TBTFs (Too Big Too Fails) continue to run amok.
Nothing has been tweeted recently, therefore, out of sight
out of mind.
Saudi Arabia and the U.S. made a deal for the continued bombing of
Syria for lower oil prices and the American Shale oil industry is
decimated. Our only reminder is when we fill up our gas
Cuba continues its Gestapo ways and becomes our newest best
friend. Cigars, of course, are not a continuing story.
SONY was hacked, says the FBI, by the North Koreans. A big
deal. American citizens and world leaders are hacked.
Not a big deal. Either way each is last week’s news. On
to the next.
Greece can’t elect a President after three bailouts and so a snap
election will be held. European markets shudder, the 1% lose
millions, businesses are still closed, youths are still jobless and
ordinary citizens still wonder where their next meal will come
Another few days and the next crisis
will be front and center.