Feb 222018
 
Debt Rattle February 22 2018

Arthur Rothstein Wasatch Mountains. Summit County, Utah 1940   • Bond Yields Moving From ‘Sweet Spot’ To Riskier Area (CNBC) • Who Will Buy All Those Trillions of US Treasury’s? (Hamilton) • A Major Misconception About The Market Exposed In One Chart (CNBC) • Spiking Mortgage Rates, High Home Prices, New Tax Law, the Housing Market (WS) • Existing US Home Sales In January See Biggest Drop In 3 Years (R.) • Homeownership Is Increasingly For The Wealthy (CNBC) •

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Feb 212018
 
 February 21, 2018  Posted by at 8:06 pm Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  5 Responses »
Aid for Sex

J.J. Grandville ‘A Comet’s Journey’, Illustration from ‘Un Autre Monde’ 1844   Oxfam. I’m wondering if I should warn this is not for the faint of heart, or say don’t read on an empty stomach. If so, hereby. I know I found it hard. The first and foremost thing the BBC last week felt its audience should know about the sleaziest scandal to come out of Britain in quite some time -and that’s saying something- is that an actress had

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Feb 212018
 
 February 21, 2018  Posted by at 10:32 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  23 Responses »
Debt Rattle February 21 2018

Vincent van Gogh Landscape with House and Ploughman 1889   • 90% Of Americans Strongly Opposed To Each Other (Onion) • Mueller’s Comic Book Indictment (David Stockman) • Foreigners Flock In As Buyers Of US Government Debt (CNBC) • Foreign Investors Cut Treasury Buying As US Flogs Record Level Of Debt (MW) • It’s Going to Be a Long Year for Bond Traders (BBG) • The Bear Still Cometh (Roberts) • Technical Charts Suggest Another Stock-Market Drop Is Coming (ElliottWave)

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Feb 202018
 
 February 20, 2018  Posted by at 11:00 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  9 Responses »
Debt Rattle February 20 2018

Emanuel Leutze Washington Crossing the Delaware 1851   • Morgan Stanley Says Stock Slide Was Just Appetizer for The Real Deal (BBG) • Weak Dollar Could Bring 3% Boost To Global Trade Growth (BBG) • More Than 80% Of American Adults Owe Somebody Else Money (Snyder) • Thirteen Russians and a Ham Sandwich (Jim Kunstler) • Seeking Post-Brexit Unity, EU Leaders Find More Fights (AFP) • UK Has a Secret Plan to Hold Brexit Cash If EU Refuses to Trade

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Feb 192018
 
 February 19, 2018  Posted by at 10:56 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  5 Responses »
Debt Rattle February 19 2018

Frank Larson Broadway Billboard Seven Year Itch 1955   • Global Dividends Hit Record Of $1.25 Trillion In 2017, More To Come (R.) • Jittery US Bond Market Braces For Supply Wave (R.) • How Did America Go Bankrupt? Slowly At First, Then All At Once (CH) • London’s Housing Boom Is Over, Rightmove Says (BBG) • Average Price Of Newly Marketed UK Home Rises Above £300,000 Again (G.) • Ex-CIA Director Thinks US Hypocrisy About Election Meddling Is Hilarious

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Feb 182018
 
Debt Rattle February 18 2018

Jerome Liebling Butterfly Boy, Harlem, New York City 1949   • US Tax Cuts, Repatriated Cash Used For Record Stock Buybacks (ZH) • VIX Products Were Extremely Ill-Designed (Eric Peters) • Until There Are Facts On Election Meddling, It’s All Just Blather – Lavrov (RT) • Apocalypse Now For Britain’s Retailers As Low Wages And The Web Cause Ruin (G.) • UK Will Need ‘Thousands’ More Customs Officers After Brexit (R.) • The Big PFI Heist: How Big Banks Launched

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Feb 172018
 
 February 17, 2018  Posted by at 10:42 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  11 Responses »
Debt Rattle February 17 2018

Gilles Mostaert Sodom and Gomorrah 1597   • Kudlow: Trump Needs A Return To ‘King Dollar’ (CNBC) • The Stock Market’s $3 Trillion Trauma (BBG) • Why Today’s Low Financial Stress Should Stress You Out (Colombo) • US Government Is Nowhere Close To Regulating Bitcoin (CNBC) • Banks Told They’re Lagging On Response To Climate Change Risks (BBG) • Monsanto Loses Bid To Stop Arkansas Ban On Weed Killer Dicamba (R.) • Yet Another Year of Magical Thinking (Jim Kunstler)

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Feb 162018
 
Debt Rattle February 16 2018

Paul Gauguin Yellow haystacks (Golden harvest) 1889   • US Market Gurus Who Predicted Selloff Say Current Calm An Illusion (R.) • There Will Be No Economic Boom (Roberts) • T-Bills Flood Set to Put Upward Pressure on Short-Term Funding Costs (BBG) • “Financial Stress” Spikes – Just As The Fed Intends (WS) • Hedge Fund King Dalio Bets Big Against Europe (BBG) • Everybody’s Already Invested, So Who’s The Buyer? (ZH) • Donald Trump’s Dangerous Currency Game (Spiegel) •

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Feb 152018
 
Debt Rattle February 15 2018

Grete Stern Sueño No. 1: Artículos eléctricos para el hogar 1949   • Global Debt Crisis II Cometh (Goldcore) • The % Puzzle Coming Together (Northman) • Trump Surprises Democrats, Supports 25 Cent Federal Gas Tax Hike (ZH) • Household Debt Is China’s Latest Time Bomb (BBG) • China’s Currency Policy May Be Facing a New Chapter (BBG) • Angela Merkel Pays a Steep Price to Stay in Power (BBG) • Meth, the Forgotten Killer, Is Back in America. And

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Feb 142018
 
 February 14, 2018  Posted by at 10:56 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,  1 Response »
Debt Rattle February 14 2018

Times Square, New York 1954   • The Payback Date For Today’s Economic Recovery Is Getting Closer (WEF/PS) • Big Reset Looms for Corporate Credit Market (WS) • Record $23 Billion Flees World’s Largest ETF (BBG) • Wednesday Could Be a Huge Day for the VIX (BBG) • Europe Has a $1 Trillion Bad-Loan Problem (BBG) • Draghi Faces Impossible Task To Weaken The Euro; He Might Not Even Try (CNBC) • Greek Bond Yields Keep Increasing (K.) • Britons

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