We Need to Talk About Facebook

InvestmentsBy David Stockman.  |  August 9, 2018

I’ll tip my hat to the new constitution
Take a bow for the new revolution
Smile and grin at the change all around
Pick up my guitar and play
Just like Read More

Trade Wars, Border Wars, and Other Distractions

InvestmentsBy David Stockman.  |  July 9, 2018

Just then they came in sight of thirty or forty windmills that rise from that plain. Read More

Here’s the Straight Stuff on Some Real Dopes

InvestmentsBy David Stockman.  |  July 3, 2018

The larger the group, the more toxic, the more of your beauty as an individual you have to surrender for the sake of group thought. Read More

This Clown Opera Is Just the Prologue

FinanceBy David Stockman.  |  June 25, 2018

“Taking crazy things seriously is a serious waste of time. Read More

Among the Idiot Brave

InvestmentsBy David Stockman.  |  June 20, 2018

“I’m fairly certain YOLO is just ‘carpe diem’ for stupid people.” – Jack Black, actor/comedian/musician

During a CNBC appearance in early June, I referred to Wall Street as the “daredevil market. Read More

Is Italy’s Present Our Prologue?

InvestmentsBy David Stockman.  |  June 11, 2018

“Everything predicted by the enemies of banks, in the beginning, is now coming to pass. We are to be ruined now by the deluge of bank paper. Read More

The Strangest Stranger in a Strange Land

InvestmentsBy David Stockman.  |  April 19, 2018

“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.” – H.L. Read More

Warfare, Welfare, and American Empire

InvestmentsBy David Stockman.  |  April 17, 2018

“…the vicissitudes of fortune, which spares neither man nor the proudest of his works, which buries empires and cities in a common grave. Read More