Jan 152018
 
 January 15, 2018  Posted by at 10:48 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  5 Responses »
Debt Rattle January 15 2018

Elliott Erwitt Jack Kerouac 1953   • Nearly 40% May Default On Their Student Loans By 2023 (Brookings) • 3 Years After Currency Shock, Swiss Central Bank Can’t Get Back To Normal (R.) • China Vows to Toughen Rules on $38 Trillion Banking Industry • Bitcoin Not Even In Top 10 Of Crypto World’s Best Performers (AFP) • UK’s Carillion Files for Liquidation After Failing to Get Bailout (BBG) • London Housing Woe Endures as Prices Drop to 2 1/2-Year

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Jan 142018
 
 January 14, 2018  Posted by at 11:00 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  6 Responses »
Debt Rattle January 14 2018

Carl Mydans Pearl Harbor 1940   • Hawaii Panics After False Alert Of Incoming Missile (AFP) • Rising Rental Rates Suppress Consumer Demand (Roberts) • The Chinese Are Now Spending As Much As Americans (ZH) • China To Step Up Banking Oversight In ‘Arduous’ Fight On Financial Risks (R.) • EU Set To Target UK’s Overseas Tax Havens (Ind.) • Historic Brexit Vote Could Be Reversed, Admits Nigel Farage (O.) • Globalization Is Stuck In A Trap. What When It

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Jan 132018
 
Debt Rattle January 13 2018

Rembrandt van Rijn The flight into Egypt – a night piece 1651   • The Household Debt Ticking Time Bomb (IRD) • The Stock Market Never Goes Down Anymore (BBG) • Fed Pays Banks $30 Billion on “Excess Reserves” for 2017 (WS) • Fed’s Rosengren Faults Inflation Target, Warns Of Harm (R.) • Goldman Warns Treasury Issuance To More Than Double In 2019 (ZH) • The Company That Runs Britain Is Near To Collapse. Watch And Worry (G.) • Spanish

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Jan 122018
 
Debt Rattle January 12 2018

Do these people ever consider this perhaps helps Trump? The Man’s on Fire!   • Bitcoin Steadies But Set For Worst Weekly Slide Since 2015 (BBG) • Cryptos Surge As South Korea Backs Away From Trading Ban (ZH) • South Korea Is Talking Down The Idea Of A Cryptocurrency Trading Ban (CNBC) • China’s Trade Surplus With The US Hit A Record High In 2017 (CNBC) • China Sets New Records for Gobbling Up the World’s Commodities (BBG) • Household

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Jan 112018
 
Debt Rattle January 11 2018

Gutzon Borglum Repairing the Face of Abraham Lincoln, Mount Rushmore 1962   • Japan Will Trigger ‘The Great Unwind’ – Albert Edwards (MW) • Central Banks Ready To Pop The ‘Everything’ Bubble (Smith) • The $50 Trillion Question for Bonds (BW) • China Weighs Slowing or Halting Purchases of US Treasuries (BBG) • Is Beijing Bluffing On Treasuries? (BBG) • South Korea’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchanges Raided For Tax Evasion (R.) • South Korea Preparing Bill That Will Ban All Cryptocurrency

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Jan 102018
 
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Giorgione The Tempest 1508   Happy belated new year. Belatedly. Thought I’d sit out a few days, since there wasn’t much news to be expected. And it did pan out that way, other than Trump bogarting the limelight; but then, that isn’t really news either. Anything he says or does triggers the expansive anti-Donald echo chamber into a daily frenzy. And frankly, guys, it’s not just boring, but you’re also continuously providing him with free publicity. At least make him

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Jan 102018
 
 January 10, 2018  Posted by at 10:19 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  11 Responses »
Debt Rattle January 10 2018

Ansel Adams The Tetons and the Snake River 1942   • Is Bank of Japan The Latest To Take The Punch Bowl Away? (CNBC) • Fed Officials Are Scrambling To Figure Out How To Fight Next Recession (BI) • Market Could Be Headed For A ‘Melt-Up’ Of 30% – Bill Miller (CNBC) • People Have A Hard Time Even Imagining How The Market Could Decline (ZH) • World Bank Issues Warnings On Interest Rates And Inflation (G.) • South Korea’s

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Jan 092018
 
Debt Rattle January 9 2018

Thomas Abercrombie Beirut 1957   • Americans Wait For Tax Refunds Before Seeing A Doctor (BBG) • US Has The Worst Rate of Child Mortality Among 20 Rich Nations (CNBC) • Chapter 11 Bankruptcies Spike 107% from a Year Ago (WS) • The New Gilded Age: First Time Arrogance, the Second Time Vengeance (Rosen) • Retail Investors Are Finally True Believers with Record Exposure (WS) • iPhone Addiction May Be A Virtue, Not A Vice For Investors (R.) • ‘It

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Jan 082018
 
Debt Rattle January 8 2018

James Karales Selma to Montgomery March Alabama 1965   • Beijing’s Yuan Ambitions Look Dashed (BBG) • Two Major Apple Shareholders Push for Study of iPhone Addiction in Children (BBG) • New Jersey Poised To Bar Drunken Droning (R.) • South Korea Inspects Six Banks Over Crypto Currency Services To Clients (R.) • Bitcoin Futures Traders Are Quietly Building A Big Short Position (ZH) • Australia Forecasts 20% Iron Ore Price Drop In 2018 (R.) • Australia Government Can’t Supply

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Jan 072018
 
 January 7, 2018  Posted by at 10:43 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  9 Responses »
Debt Rattle January 7 2018

Edward Hopper Gloucester Beach, Bass Rocks 1924   UPDATE: There still seems to be a problem with our Paypal widget/account that makes donating -both for our fund for homless and refugees in Greece, and for the Automatic Earth itself- hard for some people. What happens is that for some a message pops up that says “This recipient does not accept payments denominated in USD”. This is nonsense, we do. We notified Paypal weeks ago. We have no idea how many

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