kingworldnews.com / August 29, 2014
As we close in on the end of August, today the top trends forecaster in the world spoke with King World News about Albert Einstein, World War III, and a global collapse. Below is what Gerald Celente, founder of Trends Research and the man considered to be the top trends [...]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / August 25, 2014
Islamist Militias Take Tripoli
We have previously reported on the conflict no-one was really watching, in that interventionist “success story” Libya. After weeks of fighting between Islamist militants and the Zintan nationalists under former general/warlord Khalifa Hiftar, Tripoli has finally fallen to the Islamists.
thedailybell.com / By Staff News & Analysis / August 21, 2014
Nobel economists say policy blunders pushing Europe into depression … German Chancellor Angela Merkel defends eurozone and says it is hard to manage a currency for 18 states … Professor Joseph Stiglitz said austerity policies had been a ‘disastrous [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 08/12/2014 08:03 -0400
It took virtually no time from the announcement of the massive, 300-vehicle strong Russian humanitarian convoy destined to alleviate the crisis in east Ukraine, to its departure, leading many to assume – correctly – that the operation had been planned weeks in advance.
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Monday, August 11, 2014 1:36 AM
At long last, the US produced evidence the rebels shot down MH17. Here is the damning proof.
Excuse me. Did I say the US produced evidence?
Sorry, I meant to say German TV Ridicules US “Evidence” In Ukraine
The tenacity of [...]
dollarvigilante.com / Jeff Berwick / August 4th, 2014
Excuse us if we are a little bit cynical here at The Dollar Vigilante Blog. But, we are exhausted after panicking about AIDS, SARS, bird flu, swine flu, illegal immigrants (as though a human being can be “illegal”… but don’t get us started) with head [...]
arabianmoney.net / 04 August 2014
Where is the crisis in the Middle East moving next? Does the situation in Gaza have much of an investment impact aside from the horror of the human tragedy?
Marc Faber, publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, talks about the impact of the turmoil [...]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / July 30, 2014
Does the crisis, the rise of China or the BRICS, represent a challenge to US in general and the role of the dollar in particular? I have posted four essays recently that were explored a vexing issue. I think a dispassionate look at the evidence [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 07/21/2014 09:07 -0400
“The West has successfully put itself in a position to dictate ‘political correctness’ in international discourse,” China exclaims via a Global Times editorial on MH17 on Monday, “those unwilling to work with Western interests will often find themselves in a tough position.” China’s [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 07/17/2014 23:43 -0400
The White House issued a full statement at 2238ET with regard the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 crash following President Obama’s earlier brief comments: “The United States is shocked by the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, and we offer our deep condolences to [...]
acting-man.com / Keith Weiner / July 17, 2014
The Price of Shipping Is Collapsing
A recurring theme of mine is that one cannot understand the world in terms of the linear Quantity Theory of Money. Let’s look at the cost of shipping.
The money supply has certainly been expanding since 2008. [...]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / July 14, 2014
Pitfalls of the “Exit Strategy”
This is simply too funny. Here are a few excerpts from a recent Reuters article on the planned “normalization” of monetary policy(which will likely never happen, and if it against all expectations actually does happen will be reversed again at [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 07/11/2014 08:06 -0400
For all the drama and comedy surrounding the epic idiocy in which a bunch of “investors” took the price of non-existent company CYNK from essentially zero to a market cap of over $5 billion in under a week, most people missed the key message [...]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / July 9, 2014
A Get-Together of Central Planners
Christine Lagarde, the well-baked looking leader of the IMF, was recently dragged away from her ultraviolet light arrays to put in an appearance at an event by the name of the “Michel Camdessus Central Banking Lecture”. No kidding, that’s what [...]
acting-man.com / Ramsey Su / July 8, 2014
Home Ownership Demand Trends
These are my cocktail napkin projections of home ownership demand trends, with a reasonably long time horizon overlapping generations.
Is demand predictable? Take a look backwards to see if there are some logical explanation of the [...]
arabianmoney.net / 01 July 2014
Gold spiked to $1,332 an ounce, its highest level in many months, as a cease fire in the Ukraine came to an end yesterday without any progress in resolving the breakaway and insurrection in the eastern states.
The recently elected pro-Western president Petro Poroshenko vowed [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Monday, June 23, 2014 10:32 PM
Here’s the question of the day: Is there a climate bubble?
In a New York Times op-ed, former treasury secretary Hank Paulson says there is. He calls it The Coming Climate Crash.
For too many years, we failed to [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 06/24/2014 08:22 -0400
Long before there was a Greece (and its existential threat to world order), there was Dubai’s sovereign crisis in 2009 with Nakheel; and Dubai World (the floating islands) faced with massive debt loads and interconnectedness were bailed out. Since then it’s been nothing but ponies and [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 06/24/2014 07:07 -0400
Judging by the surprising reversal in futures overnight, which certainly can not be attributed to the latest data miss out of Europe in the form of the June German IFO Business Climate report (print 109.7, Exp. 110.3, Last 110.4) as it would be [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 06/17/2014 08:00 -0400
Events in Iraq are changing by the hour, now that US combat boots are “on the ground”, expect them to change even faster. For those looking to catch up on the most recent overnight news out of this latest civil war torn country, here [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 06/13/2014 18:12
Reams of paper have already been spilled about the past, present, and potential future of Iraq and the rest of the Middle East but in order to attempt to simplify things a little, we offer 5 maps that answer: What ISIL already have…, What they [...]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 12 June 2014
IMF Warns Of Housing Crashes – World Bank Says ‘Now Is The Time To Prepare For Next Crisis’ Yesterday, the IMF and World Bank issued warnings about the global economy.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned that the world must act to contain the risk of [...]
kingworldnews.com / June 5, 2014
Today David Stockman warned King World News about the military industrial complex, the CIA, and total collapse. KWN takes Stockman’s warnings very seriously because he is the man former President Reagan called on in 1981, during that crisis, to become Director of the Office of Management and Budget and help [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 06/04/2014 15:44
For all the talk about a recovery, pundits, especially those who peddle expensive newsletters, continue to forget one key distinction of the New Normal: there are those for whom the recovery has never been stronger, well under 10% of the population, i.e., the already wealthy whose [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 05/30/2014 08:12 -0400 With yields at record lows and stocks soaring, is it any wonder that the politicians of Europe’s periphery are proclaiming victory over the crisis (and yet oddly imploring Draghi to do moar?). Perhaps, just perhaps, they are keeping one eye on the ‘real’ economic progress that [...]
marketoracle.co.uk / Ty_Andros / May 24, 2014 – 06:22 PM GMT
Europe is caught in the cross hairs of the exports of deflation from Japan and China. Delighted by the support to sovereign Bomb er bond markets, dogged by the too high euro from the capital flows and cursed by the lack of government, banking, [...]
thedailysheeple / By Tony Cartalucci via Land Destroyer Report / May 19, 2014
Image: Ukraine’s Zaporizhia nuclear power plant with its six reactors is the largest in Europe and the fifth largest in the world. With the Chernobyl disaster in hindsight, 20 Neo-Nazi militants from Right Sector attempting to storm the facility constitutes a [...]
armstrongeconomics.com / By Martin Armstrong / May 19, 2014
We have seen a 4 month rally in euro-region debt with yields on Italian and Spanish bonds seeing their biggest one-day jump in almost a year last week. The sell-off in European sovereign debt began in Greece and has spread following the same lines of contagion [...]
zerohedge.com / Excerpted from John Hussman’s Weekly Comment / 05/19/2014 14:18 -0400
“The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly roll a stone to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. At the very end of his effort measured by skyless space and time without depth, the [...]
marketoracle.co.uk / Ty_Andros / May 17, 2014 – 04:09 PM GMT
Yes or no?
Every major corner of the world’s economies is sitting on a knife’s edge of one type or another; the question becomes who falls first triggering the next leg down in the Global Economies and ongoing depression. All are in [...]