David Stockman

Now Comes The Post-Tariff Hangover—Trucking Orders, Miles Hit The Skids

Reuters spoke with dozens of drivers, regional operators, and industry officials across the U.S. to assess the performance of the U.S. trucking sector. What they discovered was an industry that slumped in late 2018, with accelerating deterioration into April. Reuters noted that the decline in freight rates and hauling is not an indication of an …

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How Baby George Papadopoulos Got Set Up By A Deep State Cut Out

David Stockman’s Contra Corner is the only place where mainstream delusions and cant about the Warfare State, the Bailout State, Bubble Finance and Beltway Banditry are ripped, refuted and rebuked. Subscribe now to receive David Stockman’s latest posts by email each day as well as his model portfolio, Lee Adler’s Daily Data Dive and David’s …

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Why The Fed Rigs The Stock Market

Here’s a chart that shows you exactly why the Fed rigs the stock market using QE, low interest rates, and propaganda jawboning.         https://davidstockmanscontracorner.com/?p=307087&preview_id=307087&preview_nonce=ccd5bf4364&preview=true  

Hey, Donald! Mueller Found No Collusion But Slathered You In Plenty Of Deep State Agit Prop And Lies

But the Mueller report left unscathed the central-but-unproven allegation that the Russian government hacked into the DNC and Podesta emails, gave them to WikiLeaks to publish, and helped you win the election. The thrust will be the same; namely, even if there is a lack of evidence that you colluded with Russian President Vladimir Putin, …

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Pick, Roll & Dunk: How Private Equity Has Gutted Retail

Since I first wrote about private equity’s looting and ultimate devastation of Mervyn’s (“On Private Equity and Real Estate” September 2012, behind paywall), retailer after retailer has been similarly gutted. Payless Shoes, Toys ‘R’ Us, Gymboree, Sears Holding, Mattress Firm and Radio Shack — all companies at one point owned or controlled by private equity …

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Mueller Time For The MSM: One-Half Million RussiaGate Articles With No Proof Go Poof!

Even if some proof were found though other means going forward, it would still make no difference: US media published over half a million articles on the topic, and not one of them was based on any proof. If that proof had existed, Mueller would have found and used it.           …

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