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New Prime Minister of France: It All Hangs Together Or We’ll Hang Together (Warning: Biting Sarcasm)

testosteronepit.com / By Hilary Barnes, Euro Politico Twitting / April 18, 2014 at 1:50PM

Manuel Valls, recently appointed Prime Minister of France, who has discreetly hinted that he hopes one day to be regarded alongside the likes of General de Gaulle as “the man who saved France” from itself, has found a new and fascinating [...]

Why Yellen Should Leave Us Scream’en

davidstockmanscontracorner.com / By David Stockman / April 16, 2014

In a speech to the Economic Club of New York today, Dr. Yellen delivered a serving of pie-in-the-sky that would have made Greenspan look circumspect and Bernanke appear at least partially sober. She actually espied two years down the road a point at which the battered [...]

Financial Sense Newshour

Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Mixed Messages – Crash, Correction or Recession? Also, “Goodwill Hunting – Playing the Earnings Game” and “Shareholder Value – How to Get Rich Slowly”

BIG PICTURE, NEWSHOUR12/Apr/2014

In Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week, Jim and John look at the recent market correction and discusses if we are headed for [...]

Head Of Asia’s Largest Clothing Retailer: “I Don’t Have An Optimistic View About Consumption In Japan”

zerohedge.com / By Tyler Durden / 04/11/2014 14:43 -0400

Previously we observed that when it comes to discretionary spending, if not so much staples, Japan’s sales tax hike has been an absolute disaster, sending sales at some department stores such as Takashimaya plunging by 25% in the week since the April 1st roll out [...]

Citi Warns The Leverage Clock Is Ticking

zerohedge.com / By Tyler Durden / 04/09/2014 17:45 -0400

Citi’s credit strategy team warns, for non-financial corporations – fundamentals have turned. Low interest rates have helped keep debt service burdens low but, as they suggest, releveraging tends to sneak up on you. Leverage is as high as its ever been outside recession. This may not [...]

Fed Stress Tests “Rattle Banks Around The World”

goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 28 March 2014

Fed Needs To “Stress Test” Itself As Balance Sheet Balloons To $4.3 Trillion Yesterday, the Federal Reserve’s stress tests led to jitters in financial markets and in the words of the Financial Times “rattled banks around the world.” Citigroup’s share price was hammered and fell 5.4%

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Weak Earnings: An Early Sign of Another Recession

outsiderclub.com / By Jason Simpkins / 2014-03-26

Sears, Amercian Eagle, Tiffany Co., Walgreens, Oracle, FedEx, Dollar Tree, Bob Evans, Chesapeake Energy…

All of these companies disappointed in the fourth quarter.

And while, many were quick to blame their misses on the weather, but that’s a pretty lame excuse.

To begin with, the worst of [...]

The Fourteen Year Recession

theburningplatform.com / By Jim Quinn / March 24, 2014

“When a government is dependent upon bankers for money, they and not the leaders of the government control the situation, since the hand that gives is above the hand that takes. Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency; their sole object is [...]

Chair Yellen To Get A Shock Of A Lifetime In The Next Few Months

jsmineset.com / By Jim Sinclair / March 24th, 2014 at 11:49 AM (CST)

My Dear Friends,

Chair Yellen has placed herself between the rock of recession and the hard place of playing the hawk. A global recession cannot produce an isolated USA, but rather underscore the heart of the recent US economic figures as a [...]

Guest Post: Oil Limits And The Economy – One Story; Not Two

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 03/22/2014 17:48

Submitted by Gail Tverberg of Our Finite World blog,

The two big stories of our day are:

(1) Our economic problems: The inability of economies to grow as rapidly as they would like, add as many jobs as they would like, and raise the standards of living [...]

Did John Williams Just Predict The Next Recession??

stawealth.com / by Lance Roberts / March 17, 2014

There are three things that are often spotted, widely believed, and actively sought after with little evidence they actually exist: Big Foot, Ghosts and Economic “Soft Landings.” If you are interested in the first two, you can catch weekly episodes of Animal Planet’s “Search For Bigfoot” [...]

This Is The Reality Of It: “We Are Factually In A Recession. Period.”

shtfplan.com / By Mac Slavo / March 13th, 2014

We can cite scores of statistics and financials that prove without a shadow of a doubt that the U.S. economy is in a tail spin and won’t be recovering any time soon. Abysmal home sales, continued degradation in the national employment numbers, sky rocketing national [...]

Retail Apocalypse

blog.milesfranklin.com / Andrew Hoffman / March 13th, 2014

In yesterday’s “Doctor Death,” we discussed the unwavering link between copper prices and global industrial demand – particularly in China, amidst its historic, speculative construction and real estate bubbles. As you can see below, copper has lost a third of its value in the past three years; [...]

Operation Freedom

davejanda.com / Sunday, March 9, 2014

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Topics Discussed

Ukraine, Operation American Spring Egypt, Syria, The Constitution, Repatriation of German gold, China, Natural resources, Reserve currency, Corruption, gold, silver Global Elite, International Banking Cabal, debt, Federal Reserve, Too Big To Fail Banks, Crony Capitalism, Debt Ceiling, Financial implosion, Recession, Economic [...]

The Top 12 Signs That The U.S. Economy Is Heading Toward Another Recession

theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder / March 5th, 2014

Is the U.S. economy steamrolling toward another recession? Will 2014 turn out to be a major “turning point” when we look back on it? Before we get to the evidence, it is important to note that there are many economists that believe that the United [...]

Golden Ticket to Recession-Proof Income

outsiderclub.com / By Brittany Stepniak / 2014-02-27

Yesterday was a beautiful day in Baltimore (shocking, I know). I woke up inside what felt like a real-life snow globe, with whirling eddies of softly falling snowflakes lightly sticking to the world below, just enough to mask the naked trees and shrubbery. Travel wasn’t treacherous, and [...]

Weekly Unemployment Claims “Unexpectedly” Rise; Claims in Recession Pattern?

globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Thursday, February 27, 2014 1:17 PM

Weekly unemployment initial claims unexpectedly rose to 348,000 this week.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but the underlying trend suggested no shift in labor market conditions.

Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased [...]

Gold And Silver Outlook: Recovery, Recession, Deflation Or Seasonality?

goldsilverworlds.com / February 26, 2014

Gold and silver seem to take a breather today. With a first significant correction since many weeks, the gold price is settling at $1329 (down 1% on the day) while silver is closing at $21,23 (down 3.3% on the day).

The recent charts revealed an enormous pressure cooking in [...]

Personal income faces first year-over-year drop since recession ended: As incomes collapse, spending via consumer credit begins to increase.

mybudget360.com / by mybudget360 / February 25, 2014

There is little doubt that our economy runs on access to debt. Not a tiny bit of debt. But Himalayan mountains of debt. The banking crisis was pitched to the public as one of liquidity but in reality, it was one of solvency. The difference? One is [...]

Zulauf Warns

Felix Zulauf

economicnoise.com / Monty Pelerin / February 16, 2014

Felix Zulauf is always worth listening to, whether you agree or disagree with his position(s). He is worried about stock valuations, especially in the US. A five-minute Barron’s interview, well-worth watching for anyone in the markets, is available at Zerohedge. Mr. Zulauf sees serious [...]

The True State Of The Economy: Record Number Of College Graduates Live In Their Parents’ Basement

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 02/14/2014 15:25 -0500

Scratch one more bullish thesis for the housing recovery, and the economic recovery in general.

Over the past several years, optimists had often cited household formation as a key component of pent up demand for home purchases. So much for that.

Recall that last August, [...]

EU said to weigh extending Greek loans to 50 years

utopiathecollapse.com / February 11, 2014

February 2014 – GREECE – The next handout to Greece may include extending the maturity on rescue loans to 50 years and cutting the interest rate on some previous aid by 50 basis points, according to two officials with knowledge of discussions being held by European authorities. [...]

Have We Reached “Peak Employment”

stawealth.com / by Lance Roberts / Monday, February 10, 2014

The latest employment report was filled with something for just about everyone needing to spin the data for either a “bullish” or “bearish” viewpoint. Joe Weisenthal wrote for Business Insider that:

“After accounting for the annual adjustment to the population controls, the [...]

Ominous Looking Picture in Healthcare and Education Jobs

globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Friday, February 07, 2014 1:22 PM

Month in, month out, recession or not, there has been a strong uptick in the number of healthcare and education jobs. Until now. A few charts will show what I mean.

Education and Health Services Employment 1990-Present

It’s [...]

Albert Edwards: The “Freddie Kruger-Like Nightmare” For Stocks Is Coming

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/06/2014 09:53 -0500

The punchline from Albert Edwards latest note:

Tapering is tightening, which inevitably ends in recession, bailout and tears

Our warnings throughout last year that an unravelling of emerging markets (EM) was the final tweet of the canary in the coal mine have still not been [...]

Daily Pfennig: Another Recession For The U.S. In 2014?

caseyresearch.com / By Chuck Butler / February 5, 2014 8:24am

In This Issue.

* Euro data disappoints. * A$ gets push back. * Gold holds strong at $1,250. * James Rickards on inflation.

And, Now, Today’s Pfennig For Your Thoughts!

Another Recession For The U.S. In 2014?.

Good Day! And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! [...]

Nearly Half Of America Lives Paycheck-To-Paycheck

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 02/01/2014 14:45

While stocks are still near record highs and the inventory-stuffed picture of economic growth for the US ticks up to its fastest pace in 2 years, Time reports that a study (below) by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) shows nearly half of Americans are living in [...]

Stephen Roach Warns “Anyone Trumpeting A Faster US Recovery Is Playing The Wrong Tune”

zerohedge.com / by Stephen Roach / 01/28/2014 12:10 -0500

Financial markets and the so-called Davos consensus are in broad agreement that something close to a classic cyclical revival may finally be at hand for the US. But is it?

At first blush, the celebration seems warranted. Growth in real GDP appears to have averaged [...]

Joe LaVorgna Hits A Home Run With This Morning’s Comedy

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/28/2014 11:48 -0500

Surely, Joe LaVorgna – elsewhere known as Groundhog Phil’s nemesis – should be allowed to monetize his epic sense of humor, captured most recently by this absolutely hilariou note just released by DB, seemingly with no editorial oversight.

January consumer confidence rose +3.2 points to [...]

Is the stock market overvalued by 50 percent? PE ratios out of sync with fundamentals underlying the economy. Not in labor force group in US increased by 15 percent since recession ended.

mybudget360.com / by mybudget360 / January 26, 2014

How quickly people forget financial history. Those investing in the stock market since 2009 have grown accustomed to a market that only moves in one direction. They are also addicted to a system built off crony financial leverage that has largely locked out the vast majority of [...]