Mar 272017
 
Debt Rattle March 27 2017

Ray K. Metzker Chicago 1958   • Sharpest Credit Plunge Since 2008 Could Spell Disaster For US Economy (AEP) • Paper Wealth In US Stocks Reaches $32 Trillion (Fed) • Rich Chinese Race to Apply for a US Golden Visa (BBG) • Russia’s Banking System Has SWIFT Alternative Ready (RT) • Erdogan Setting Back Integration In Germany By Years: Schaeuble (R.) • France’s Le Pen Says The EU ‘Will Die’, Globalists To Be Defeated (R.) • Populism Is The Result

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Mar 262017
 
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Debt Rattle March 26 2017

Marion Post Wolcott “Center of town. Woodstock, Vermont. Snowy night” 1940   • Will Trump’s Victory Break Up the Democratic Party? (Michael Hudson) • Condo Flippers in Miami-Dade Face The End Of A Bubble (WS) • What Global Central Bank Normalization Would Look Like (ZH) • Populism: The Phenomenon (Dalio et al) • The Peak Of – Dirty – Cash? (ZH) • Explaining Why White Middle Aged America Is Killing Itself (Worstall) • Brexit Vote Is ‘Closed Nationalism’ That Belongs

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Mar 252017
 
 March 25, 2017  Posted by at 9:07 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  4 Responses »
Debt Rattle March 25 2017

Dorothea Lange Drought hit OK farm family on way to CA 1936   • With Health Bill Down, Trump Can Still Unleash HHS To Bedevil Obamacare (MW) • The Heart Of The American Dream Has Stopped Beating (DiMartino Booth) • Pension Crisis Too Big for Markets to Ignore (Danielle DiMartino Booth) • The Swamp Drains Trump (Jim Kunstler) • It Was A Very Bad Earnings Season (Snider) • Flynn and Turkish Officials Discussed Kidnapping Erdogan Foe From US (WSJ) •

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Mar 242017
 
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Debt Rattle March 24 2017

DPC “Broad Street and curb market, New York” 1906   • Trump Ultimatum: Pass Health Bill Now Or Live With Obamacare (MW) • The US Has the Most Expensive Healthcare System in the World (Statista) • ‘Deaths of Despair’ Surge in White US Middle Class (Vox) • The Retail Apocalypse Has Officially Descended On America (BI) • WikiLeaks Releases Vault 7 “Dark Matter”: CIA Bugs “Factory Fresh” iPhones (WL) • China’s Property Bubble Risks Youth Revolt (CNBC) • China’s Largest

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Mar 232017
 
 March 23, 2017  Posted by at 5:38 pm Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  3 Responses »
The Automatic Earth Still Helps Greeks and Refugees

Live cooking in Monastiraki Square, Athens   Every time I write about my ‘adventures’ in Greece for the Automatic Earth for Athens Fund, which I initiated in June 2015, I think it’s been way too long, but also every time I realize that I’ve already written so much about it (which makes every new article harder to write as well). Still, it’s been three months since the last one, and as always lots has happened; we’re not sitting still. As

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Mar 232017
 
 March 23, 2017  Posted by at 9:18 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  6 Responses »
Debt Rattle March 23 2017

Unknown GMC truck Associated Oil fuel tanker, San Francisco 1935   • I Don’t Think The US Should Remain As One Political Entity – Casey (IM) • Trump Tantrum Looms On Wall Street If Healthcare Effort Stalls (R.) • The US Student Debt Bubble Is Even Bigger Than The Subprime Fiasco (Black) • US Auto-Loan Quality To Deteriorate Further, Forcing Tighter Underwriting (MW) • Oil Price Drops Below $50 For First Time Since OPEC Deal (Tel.) • China Shadow Banks

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Mar 222017
 
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Dijsselbloem Must Go, But That Solves Nothing

Salvador Dali Girl At The Window 1925   If Southern Europeans were a race, say there were something like a Mediterranean race, Jeroen Dijsselbloem would definitely be a racist. Since there is not, the -demissionary- Dutch Finance Minister and -still- president of the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers, escapes the label, albeit narrowly. He will still enter history as a misogynist, though. It’s hard to tell if the man is simply really ‘thick’, or there’s something else going on, but

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Mar 222017
 
 March 22, 2017  Posted by at 9:00 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,  4 Responses »
Debt Rattle March 22 2017

Ray K. Metzker Philadelphia 1963   • Vancouver Won’t Have A Middle Class Left In The Future (CBC) • Nomi Prins: Financial System Worse Now Than 2007 (EIR) • Kashkari: “A Market Drop Is Unlikely To Trigger A Crisis” (ZH) • Dijsselbloem Says Southern Europe Blew Cash On ‘Drinks And Women’ (Tel.) • Dijsselbloem Not Fit To Be Eurogroup President – Socialist MEP Leader (Pol.) • Dijsselbloem ‘Mail Bomb Target’ (AFP) • Greece Won’t Last In Eurozone In Long Run,

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Mar 212017
 
Debt Rattle March 21 2017

Fred Stein Streetcrossing, Paris 1935   • To Make America Great Again, Trump Will Have To Make the Dollar Weak Again (MW) • The Fed Gave Trump Just Enough Rope To Hang Himself With – Deutsche (ZH) • S&P 500 Companies Blow $1.7 Trillion On Making Earnings Look Less Bad (WS) • US “Too Big To Fail” Banks Top $1 Trillion – What Happens Next? (ZH) • Australia’s Central Bank Warns Of Growing Risks In Housing, Debt (CNBC) • Australia

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Mar 202017
 
 March 20, 2017  Posted by at 8:26 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,  4 Responses »
Debt Rattle March 20 2017

Janine Niepce Paris ca. 1950   • The Central Bank Shell Game (WS) • Using Superannuation For Deposit ‘Irresponsible’ – Keating (Nine) • Chinese Home Prices “Unexpectedly” Rebound (ZH) • The Fed’s Global Dollar Problem (BBG) • Oil Drops On Rising Us Drilling, Failing OPEC Cuts (R.) • Smile For The Auschwitz Selfie: Why Holocaust Memorials Have Failed (NS) • Spy Comments Proof Germany Supports Group Behind Attempted Coup: Erdogan (R.) • Erdogan Accused Merkel Of Using Nazi Methods (DW)

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