financialsense.com / BCA RESEARCH / 12/02/2016
From the US, the most likely catalyst for sharply higher bond yields will be the Fed signaling that it will adopt a quicker pace of rate hikes.
With inflation still below target and market-based measures of inflation compensation still depressed, the Fed will be in no rush to signal […]
investmentwatchblog.com / DECEMBER 1, 2016
Thirty-five years ago the US was experiencing some of the worst inflation the country had ever seen. It was a shock to the economists at that time when an oil embargo on exports to the US caused oil prices to skyrocket. Inflation soared while the unemployment rate went up as […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony B. Sanders via Confounded Interest / December 1, 2016
It has been over 30 years since 10 year Treasury yields peaked at 15.84% on September 30, 1981. The 10 year Treasury yield is now 2.406%. That is one heck of a bull market!
(Bloomberg) — The 30-year-old bull market in […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by James Rickards via The Daily Reckoning / November 29, 2016
The global elites are using negative interest rates and inflation to make your money disappear. The whole idea of the war on cash is to force savers into digital bank accounts so their money can be taken from them in the form […]
shtfplan.com / Mac Slavo / November 29th, 2016
Venezuela is deep into the death spiral, and things are likely to get worse before they get better.
As the South American nation’s paper currency continues to lose value with each passing day, the people of Venezuela are forced to carry piles of cash just to […]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / November 29, 2016
How the Fed delivers.
Despite all the frothy excitement about the stock market’s new highs, and the drooling today over the new highs reached by Housing Bubble 2, exceeding the prior crazy highs of Housing Bubble 1 even according to the Case-Shiller Index, and despite […]
news.goldseek.com / By Frank Holmes / 28 November 2016
The best performing precious metal for the week was palladium, up 2.83 percent. China boasted imports of silver, platinum and palladium in October. In addition, vehicle sales in Europe are up 4.7 percent through October in 2016 versus a year ago. Global auto sales are […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Nov 28, 2016 12:41 PM
With the nation’s currency in full-fledged hyperinflationary collapse, OilPrice.com’s Nick Cunningham notes that at times it seems that Venezuela’s economic crisis cannot get any worse. Food shortages, electricity blackouts, and scarce medical supplies have created a humanitarian disaster in Venezuela. However, with each […]
charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / NOVEMBER 27, 2016
This is what we’re up against: a status quo that has institutionalized soaring inequality and rising poverty as the only possible output of defending the privileged few at the expense of the many.
We all know wealth/income inequality is soaring. I’ve published many entries on this […]
lewrockwell.com / By Dave Burke via Daily Mail / November 25, 2016
‘Runaway inflation’ in Venezuela has reached the point where bank notes are being weighed rather than counted.
The country’s currency, the bolivar has devalued so much that traders have given up counting the huge wads of banknotes handed over by their […]
kingworldnews.com / November 27, 2016
With interest rates soaring, today the man who has become legendary for his predictions on QE, historic moves in currencies, and major global events, warned King World News that the global super bubble is set to implode as a major reversal in global markets is set to begin.
The Road […]
zerohedge.com / by Eric Bush via Gavekal Capital blog / Nov 26, 2016 11:36 AM
Listen, before we go through a litany of economic charts that pour some cold water on the recent bout of optimism regarding US economic growth prospects we want to stress that we don’t believe economic growth is about to fall […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Brian Maher via The Daily Reckoning / November 23, 2016
Yesterday, we reckoned about the return of the “money multiplier” to the economic stage.
Today, we announce the pending return of another creature of finance, dormant for decades… dead, but not buried. The latest rumors place the beast in the vicinity of […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Nov 24, 2016 9:11 AM
It was another painful day for Turkish Lira longs.
Earlier today, in response to the broader USD strength overnight, the Turkish currency dropped to new record lows, sliding to 3.4214 and losing 10% of its value since the central bank’s last meeting in October, […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Nov 23, 2016 10:21 AM
Inflation expectations (short- and long-term) have risen notably in the latest Uiniversity of Michigan survey data but it is “hope” that has soared. Consumer Expectations spiked most in over 3 years to 85.2 in November to 18 month highs following the election of […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Brian Maher via The Daily Reckoning / November 22, 2016
Does Trump mean a return of stagflation?
A ghastly portmanteau of stagnation and inflation, the word conjures the darkest days of the disco era — stalled growth… high unemployment… soaring prices… bell-bottoms.
And some think it’s coming back for another ride in […]
dollarvigilante.com / by Jeff Berwick / November 21, 2016
Coinbase, a popular American bitcoin exchange, is under fire by the IRS – one of the most ruthless government agencies – for being suspected of “failing to comply” with tax laws.
Because of the “war on cash,” privacy concerns and price inflation, people are flocking […]
acting-man.com / Bill Bonner / November 22, 2016
The Trump Trade
After 35 years of waiting… so many false signals… so often deceived… so often disappointed… bond bears gathered on rooftops as though awaiting the Second Coming. Many times, investors have said to themselves, “This is it! This is the end of the Great […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Nov 22, 2016 9:54 AM
If everything is so awesome, with a growth/inflation miracle just around the corner, then why is the US treasury yield curve collapsing in a dismal-growth-outlook-implying manner?
Followingthe kneejerk spike on the election, 5s30s have crashed to 6 week lows…
Nowhere is this decoupling […]
schiffgold.com / BY SCHIFFGOLD / NOVEMBER 21, 2016
Peter Schiff recently appeared on Alternative Media Television (AMTV) to discuss the so-called “Trump effect” on the US economy. So far, the stock market has gone through some downs after the president-elect’s surprise win and now back up with the Dow Jones average nearing record highs.
news.goldseek.com / By Keith Weiner / 21 November 2016
“The problem with central banks is that they increase the quantity of money in the same way that the problem with piping sewage into a swimming pool increases the quantity of water.”
It’s not really about the quantity, is it? It’s about the quality.
We believe […]
zerohedge.com / by Danielle DiMartino Booth via Money Strong / Nov 20, 2016 2:34 PM
Mention Preppies and visions of Izods with popped collars and boat shoes may come to mind. The Official Preppy Handbook, published in 1980, regaled readers with the “merits of pink and green,” instructing that, “socks are frequently not worn on […]
schiffgold.com / BY SCHIFFGOLD / NOVEMBER 18, 2016
As markets settle down following the week after the election, inflation continues to rise. Many continue to expect a December rate hike despite the potential volatility caused from state officials calling for Fed reform as early as Q1 2017.
New Trump Era Could Help Fed with More […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Nov 18, 2016 10:27 AM
On one hand, China’s recently implemented home-buying curbs to cool the runaway property market worked in October, when following a slump in property sales volume new-home prices gained last month in 62 of the 70 cities tracked by the government, declining from the […]