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 [...]