gold-eagle.com / Walter J. “John” Williams / December 17, 2014
Rosy GDP numbers may have cheered the masses, but John Williams of ShadowStats.comsays we’re a long way from prosperity. In this interview with The Gold Report, Williams debunks the myth of economic recovery and warns that we still have serious debts to settle. That is […]
mauldineconomics.com / JOHN MAULDIN / DECEMBER 11, 2014
This week’s Outside the Box continues with a theme that I and my colleague Worth Wray have been hammering on for some time: the very real potential for a rising dollar to trigger the next global financial crisis.
We are concerned about the consequences of multi-speed […]
kingworldnews.com / December 10, 2014
On the heels of another wild day of trading in global markets, today one of the legends in the business includes a guest commentary about a trigger that has the possibility of sending the world hurtling headlong into the next major financial crisis.
By Art Cashin Director of […]
tfmetalsreport.com / By Turd Ferguson / November 29, 2014
There are certainly some signs that we once again stand near the edge of the precipice. Therefore, I thought I’d just make this podcast immediately public.
It’s not that this podcast is full of incredible analysis or earth-shattering information. It just seems […]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter • November 24, 2014
The plunging price of oil since June has been a leading indicator: global economic growth is in trouble, despite six years of unprecedented central-bank free-money policies that caused asset prices to soar but has accomplished little else. This scenario has now been confirmed by […]
blog.milesfranklin.com / Andrew Hoffman / November 19th, 2014
According to this chart, the Fed’s favorite “inflation barometer” – the “five-year forward five-year inflation expectations index” – has fallen to its lowest level since the 2008 financial crisis; you know, when oil was $40/bbl. and no one bought anything, as a cumulative “deer in headlights” syndrome […]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Nov 14, 2014
These agreements were created 100 years ago to give juvenile defendants and first-time offenders a chance to for rehabilitate themselves. Only in the last 20 years have DPAs migrated to the field of corporate criminals, treating them like kids who’ve just gone down a bad path in […]
kingworldnews.com / November 11, 2014
With oil trading near $77, and stocks at all-time highs, below are three incredibly powerful commentaries discussing everything from a coming stock market crash to a severe financial crisis and a loss of confidence.
By Art Cashin Director of Floor Operations at UBS
November 11 (King World […]
gold-eagle.com / Streetwise Reports / November 5, 2014
When Dr. Alan Greenspan became chairman of the Federal Reserve, he moved from the world of rhetorical economics to the world of action. His most recent memoir, “The Map and the Territory 2.0: Risk, Human Nature, and the Future of Forecasting,” attempts to make sense of how […]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Oct 30, 2014
Two headlines came across my screens today, which taken together pretty much sum up the effects of policy decisions made by Central Bankers and politicians since the financial crisis. The financial oligarchs got bailed out, and the rich got richer due to decisions made by “leaders” around […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 10/23/2014 08:51 -0400
If even George Soros is getting concerned and writing Op-Eds, then Putin must be truly winning.
Here are the highlights from what the Open Society founder has to say about the “existential” Russian threat in a just released Op-Ed:
Europe is facing a challenge from […]
mises.org / by Joseph T. Salerno / Friday, October 17, 2014
There are strong indications that the remarkable run up of asset prices in the last few years is beginning to run out of steam and may be on the verge of collapse. We will leave aside the question of whether the asset […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / October 15, 2014
When it comes to forecasting, the IMF is virtually always wrong to a large extent. Indeed, often they are spectacularly wrong as was the case with the financial crisis of 2007-2009. Why anyone ever bothers to listen is really baffling. They never admit mistakes and are […]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / October 13, 2014
Derivatives “Stays” – The Next Step in Corralling Investor Funds
We previously discussed the debate over the introduction of new rules that would allow money market funds to stop withdrawals – see “Redemption Gates for Money Market Funds” for details. This debate followed on the heels of […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 10/10/2014 08:17 -0400
In another well-funded research study, the New York Fed has, via its Liberty Street Economics blog, unveiled its explanation for why volatility is low (obviously missing the Kevin Henry-Citadel dark-pool VIX-slamming machinations that are so evident on an almost daily basis). Their findings are a little […]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / October 9, 2014
Give the Man a Nobel Prize Already!
There’s always something funny to report from the wacky world of our central planning bien pensants, (a.k.a. “high IQ morons” – h/t Bill Bonner), especially when one of them has a sudden personal epiphany he feels he must immediately impart […]
peakprosperity.com / by Adam Taggart / October 3, 2014, 7:08 PM
Chapter 16 of the Crash Course is now publicly available and ready for watching below.
As detailed in earlier chapters, the US’ debts and unfunded liabilities far exceed its assets. But making matters worse, the country is suffering from a prolonged failure to save […]