alt-market.com / Brandon Smith / Thursday, 26 March 2015 05:16
I am taking a short break from my latest series on the real numbers behind our failing economy to address an issue within the Liberty Movement that I find a bit disturbing; namely the issue of inadequate strategic thinking and common sense amongst a certain […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / March 24, 2015
This Great Graphic was composed on Bloomberg. It is a monthly bar chart of the real and theoretical euro prior to the launch of monetary union. The euro is in its third major bear market since the end of Bretton Woods. The first bear market […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 03/20/2015 09:16 -0400
A few weeks back we commented on the rather disturbing news that repeat foreclosures jumped in January:
According to Black Knight Financial, both new and repeat foreclosures hit a 12-month high during the first month of the year with repeats (i.e. the borrower was rescued but […]
charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015
Debt saturation and debt fatigue = diminishing returns on central bank tricks.
Does anyone else have the feeling that things are not just unraveling, but that the unraveling is gathering speed?
Though quantifying this perception is more interpretative than statistical, I think we can look […]
acting-man.com / Bill Bonner / March 17, 2015
All Good Things Must End
Today, I’m going to tell you about the end of the world. Not the end of the world exactly. But the end of the fiat money system President Nixon gave birth to in 1971… when he cut the dollar loose from gold.
acting-man.com / Ramsey Su / March 9, 2015
There is good news. Part 3 is the last of the “Real Estate is Doomed” series … and it is short.
“In substance foreclosure (ISF)” is a technical FASB accounting term. I first learned about this term during the S&L era in pertinence to income property […]
truthingold.com / Dave in Denver / March 4, 2015 at 10:43
The prevailing silver price volatility and surging stock market has investors asking, ” Is silver a good investment right now?” Silver prices have ranged from $15.785 an ounce to $18.31 in 2015. This is the norm for silver. Last year it was as […]
charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2015
The dragon tail of Marx’s end-game of overcapacity and finance capital is about to shred China’s fantasy that the state can micro-manage both capitalism and financialization with no contradictions or consequences.
Longtime readers know my one expertise is annoying the entire ideological spectrum in 1,000 […]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / February 26, 2015
The Greeks – the poor, downtrodden, Troika-tortured Greeks – yanked €12 billion out of their own banks in January alone to send this moolah out of the country or hide it in their fridges, culminating waves of capital flight that started years ago. Greeks have […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/26/2015 08:56 -0500
Despite proclamations that “the shadow of crisis has passed,” November durable goods orders were weak, December durable goods orders were weaker, and while January’s noisy headline Durable Goods Orders beat expectations (+2.8% vs +1.6% exp), ex-Transportation it missed (printing +0.3% vs +0.5% exp.). A quick glance […]
mauldineconomics.com / BY JOHN MAULDIN / FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Some things never change. Here is Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, one of the founding intellectuals of the Austrian school of economics, writing in January 1914, lambasting politicians for their complicity in the corruption of monetary policy:
We have seen innumerable variations of the vexing game of trying […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/16/2015 07:34 -0500
With only a few short hours until the process of everyone’s cards being revealed in Brussels begins, it is once again Greece’ turn to remind the other players on the table that no matter the quality of cards it has, it is not bluffing. Which […]
doctorhousingbubble.com / Dr. Housing Bubble / February 11th, 2015
There was another article showing that the LA/OC metro area is the most unaffordable housing market based on incomes of those living in the area. People point to rising prices or rents as somehow a condition of economic resurgence but all it means is that more […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/10/2015 09:14 -0500
But the shadow of crisis has passed… it appears the engine of job growth in America is sputtering as NFIB Small Business optimism dropped from 100.4 to 97.9 (against an extrapolated 101.0 expectation – the biggest miss since Nov 2012). Across the board the data was […]
kingworldnews.com / February 10, 2015
While the world continues to watch the dramatic Greek crisis unfold as well as the increased fighting in Ukraine, today legendary Marc Faber warned King World News that governments are going to seize people’s gold. Faber also described exactly why governments are going to seize the gold from private holders.
goldcore.com / By admin / February 6, 2015
- Europe and western world is in a debt-fuelled deflation which is spiralling out of control
- Global debt has risen a massive $57 trillion or more than 25% in 7 years since the crisis of 2008
- Managed debt forgiveness is essential now to avoid chaos […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/03/2015 08:26 -0500
As had been widely rumored in the past two weeks, and as the WSJ reported overnight, moments ago McGraw Hill, parent of disgraced rating agency S&P, entered into a $1.5 billion settlement to fully resolve the DOJ lawsuit regarding S&P ratings on RMBS and CDOs. As […]
doctorhousingbubble.com / Dr. Housing Bubble / February 1st, 2015
One of the dirty perceptions put out there is that home buyers stay put in their homes for many decades counting their days until the mortgage burning party arrives. The real estate pitch is always built around longevity. Think about your future kids, dogs, and the […]
goldcore.com / By admin / January 30, 2015
The Greek stock market is down 36% year to date; the risk of global contagion in the event of a Greek exit is very real. Ordinarily such a crisis would require a massive coordinated effort from global stakeholders, perhaps directed by the IMF or some other […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / January 29, 2015
There are a number of investors and economists that argue that where Japan was, there the Europe and the US are going. Most recently they are emphasizing Europe following Japan more than the US. Although we recognize some similarities, we suspect they are superficial in nature. […]