WHISTLEBLOWER

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Not long ago when the supposed end of the world was upon us and assets were blowing up all over the place, Deutsche Bank saw a way out…lie. Deutsche bank had a portfolio of derivatives that were dropping like a brick that would have, if they played by the rules, resulted in the bank’s insolvency.  So they lied about their … Read More

USA Must Stop Being a Nation of Wasted Talent, Missed Opportunity Read more: USA Must Stop Being a Nation of Wasted Talent, Missed Opportunity Important: Can you afford to Retire?

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“The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.” — Lorenzo Anello (Played by Robert De Niro from the film A Bronx Tale) If I would have told you in 1975, 1985, 1995, or 2005: that in 2016 the United States of America would be an energy powerhouse exporting oil and natural gas around the globe; that in 2016 medical advances … Read More

Wasted Talent

Christopher MarkowskiArticle, newsletter, Research & The Economy1 Comment

   “The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.” Lorenzo Anello (Played by Robert De Niro from the film A Bronx Tale) If I were to tell you in 1975, 1985, 1995, or 2005 that in 2016 the United States of America would be an energy powerhouse exporting oil and natural gas around the globe.  That in 2016 medical advances … Read More

SCORPION

Christopher MarkowskiArticle, Financial Planning, newsletter, Wall Street FraudLeave a Comment

The column archives on my website is divided into four categories, the largest of which is Wall Street Fraud. I have written extensively about the nefarious conduct that is perpetrated all too often at the expense of the American investor. Our goal is ultimately to educate and warn people of whom they are dealing with and the reality is much … Read More

Lillputians on Steroids

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Jonathan Swift modeled his classic novel Gulliver’s Travels to satirize life in his time. The Lilliputians and their Kingdom of Lilliput were a study of what life was like in England. In the novel, the Lilliputians were all of six inches in stature, however possessing all the haughty pretention and self-importance of full-sized men. Adjectives such as: ill tempered, two-faced, … Read More

Hillary Clinton Continues to Get Away With Murder

Christopher MarkowskiArticle, blaize, In the News, Politics and LifeLeave a Comment

Rules are created for a reason, and people who break those rules are usually punished accordingly. So why is it the rules seem to not apply to certain people, especially those that deserve to face consequences? We’ve seen this in the media spotlight for weeks with Hillary Clinton and her email scandal. Whether you’re a celebrity or an average Joe, … Read More

THE WATCHDOG’S ABSURDITY COLLECTION 6

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Michael Corleone in the third installment of the Godfather stated the now famous line, “Just when I thought I was out. They pulled me back in!” The Watchdog on Wall Street version might go something like this, “Just when I thought I have seen it all, they go ahead and do this.” I now present you with the latest installment … Read More

INVERSION DRAMA

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AUGUST 2014 The media and many of the powers that be in Washington would like us all to believe that much like Nathan Lane’s character Albert Goldman in the film The Birdcage that they feel too “betrayed and bewildered.”  Not at learning of another Dolphins loss, but rather the fact that many companies are deciding to renounce their “American citizenship” … Read More

CRACKED FAÇADE

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APRIL 2014 A recent article ran in various publications around the country alerting readers to the fact that the average credit card interest rate is up to a “shocking 21%.”  The article points out, “Credit card companies which attract new customers with zero percent teaser rates and more rewards, have raised rates while their costs remain historically low.  Another rising … Read More

FIRST FRIDAY FAIL

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MAY 2014 The first Friday of the month is “Jobs Friday.”  The day we all wait to see how our economy is doing or not doing when it comes to jobs.  I have often criticized the report and the methods used to come up with the numbers and how easily they can be manipulated to serve ones political needs.  One … Read More