sovereignman.com / By Simon Black / April 17, 2015
Let’s talk about idiots.
Somewhere out there, some absurdly well-paid banker just placed his investors’ capital in yet another financial instrument which is guaranteed to lose money: Australian government debt.
47 investors participated in the Australian government’s $200 million bond tender; the participants typically bid the […]
news.goldseek.com / By David Chapman / 16 April 2015
The banking system is supposed to be the backbone of the economy is it not. Ok maybe not. Many tout small business as the backbone of the economy. That is most likely a myth as well. Big business helps create numerous small businesses so that […]
blog.milesfranklin.com / by Bill Holter / April 16th, 2015
A catchy title this “$5,000 Silver?” don’t you think? Am I crazy? Is this even possible? In who’s lifetime? Ours or our great, great grandchildren long after we are dead and buried? The best way to look at this I believe is to briefly look at […]
theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder / April 15th, 2015
Did you know that the number of publicly traded companies declaring bankruptcy has reached a five year high? And did you know that Chinese exports are absolutely collapsing and that Chinese economic growth in 2014 was the weakest in over 20 years? Even though things […]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / April 15, 2015
- Fall 2015 turning point – civil unrest and riots globally says forecaster Armstrong – Fed have to raise rates – due to pressure from congress and media – By 2020 the cost of servicing U.S. debt will outpace defence spending – European banks will […]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / April 14, 2015
It has been a persistent ugly list of municipal bankruptcies: Detroit, MI; Vallejo, San Bernardino, Stockton, and Mammoth Lakes, CA; Jefferson County, AL. Harrisburg, PA; Central Falls, RI; Boise County, ID.
There are many more aspirants for that list, including cities bigger than Detroit. Detroit […]
trueeconomics.blogspot.com / by Constantin Gurdgiev / April 14, 2015
With Q1 out of the way, Russia passed a significant milestone in terms of 2015 external debt redemptions.
In total USD36.647 billion of external debt matured in Q1 2015, the highest peak for the period of Q1 2015 – Q3 2016. Even controlling for inter-company loans […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 04/14/2015 09:22 -0400
Despite all the money-printing, bond-buying, ponzi-scheming; the looming reality of a possible Greek default is spreading rapidly across the rest of peripheral European bonds. Greek 3Y bond yields are up 167bps, breaking over 23% today. The last week has seen Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish bond risk […]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Tuesday, April 14, 2015 3:25 AM
In response to my April 1, post China Margin Debt Soars to Record 1 Trillion Yuan; Another Central Bank Sponsored Bubble I received an email from reader Nicolas.
He writes …
Happy Monday. I find your output excellent an I hope […]
zentrader.ca / By Charlie Brown / April 13, 2015
In case, you are indebted to a bank or credit card Company and you have no capability to return them the entire amount, it is time you start thinking hard. Nowadays, debt settlement companies agree to help you reduce your debt for a very little […]
dollarvigilante.com / Jeff Berwick / April 14th, 2015
Tomorrow in the US is the last day for tax slaves to pay their extortion fees. It’s a day, as a Permanent Tourist/Prior Taxpayer (PT), on which I remember how lucky I am to legally not have to pay income tax in any jurisdiction. But, I realize […]
zentrader.ca / By Charlie Brown / April 10, 2015
Debt Relief counseling is a well known method which can be introduced for improving the overall economic condition. With the large number of unemployed individuals and increasing credit card bills, the debtors are into a financially tough situation. There are various websites offering you free […]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Friday, April 10, 2015 12:47 AM
Milestones in Bond Insanity
Two events happened this week for the first time: negative yield on 10-year government bonds and 100-year bonds by Mexico denominated in euros.
Please consider Swiss, Mexican Bond Deals Represent Milestones for Debt.
Until Wednesday, no country had […]
srsroccoreport.com / By Chris Hamilton via Econimica.blogspot.com. / April 9, 2015
Every month the Bureau of Labor Statistics comes out with it’s employment report for the United States. Last week I wrote a short report detailing the jobs situation. Still, most folks take a single data point, the 5.5% unemployment rate and presume the […]
alt-market.com / Brandon Smith / Thursday, 09 April 2015 02:55
In the first three installments of this series, we examined the realities behind supply and demand, unemployment and personal debt, and national debt. As has been proven in each consecutive article with ample evidence, mainstream establishment numbers are, for the most part, utter garbage. They […]
goldsilverworlds.com / Gary Christenson / April 8, 2015
Consider a few HYPOTHETICAL examples of what we accept as normal:
GDP (gross domestic profit) grew by 2.1% this past year. The US National Debt increased by over 9% this past year. Sales at XYZ Corporation increased by 27% year-over-year. Spending on prescription medications increased by 22% […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 04/08/2015 15:24
It was back in June 2011 when we first hinted that the time of Odious Debt is rapidly approaching.
As a reminder, this is what Odious Debt is: In international law, odious debt is a legal theory which holds that the national debt incurred by a regime […]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / April 7, 2015
Not that much has changed in Spain since the climax of the debt crisis during which its collapsing banks were bailed out. Some of them were recombined into a bank with a new name – Bankia – and sold to the public via an IPO that […]
mauldineconomics.com / BY JOHN MAULDIN / APRIL 7, 2015
For many economists, the chicken and egg question is, which came first, consumption or production? What drives growth? Let’s continue with our series on debt, in which I have been contrasting my views with those of Paul Krugman.
Our differences aside, what Paul and I readily […]