Sep 202017
 
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Debt Rattle September 20 2017

Edward Hopper Automat 1927   • Australia: A Delusional, Stuffed, Basket Case, Bubble, Third World Economy (MB) • With QT On The Way, This Market ‘Is Headed For A Brick Wall’ (Boockvar) • Where Deutsche Bank Thinks The Next Financial Crises Could Happen (CNBC) • Just 4% Own Over 95% Of Bitcoin (HowMuch) • MPs Want Public Inquiry Into UK’s £200 Billion Household Debt Crisis (G.) • Millennials Spend Three Times More Of Income On Housing Than Grandparents (G.) •

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Sep 192017
 
 September 19, 2017  Posted by at 12:52 pm Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  6 Responses »
Bubble Fortunes

Wynn Bullock Child on a Forest Road 1958   A few days ago, former Reagan Budget Director and -apparently- permabear (aka perennial bear) David Stockman did an interview (see below) with Stuart Varney at Fox -a permabull?!-, who started off with ‘the stock rally goes on’ despite a London terror attack and the North Korea missile situation. His first statement to Stockman was something in the vein of “if I had listened to you at any time after the past

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Sep 192017
 
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Debt Rattle September 19 2017

Edouard Manet Portrait of Emile Zola 1868   • When The Market Finally Implodes, Don’t Say These Charts Didn’t Warn You (MW) • S&P 500 Buybacks Have Dropped By 25% Since The First Quarter Of 2016 (MW) • Fed’s Balance-Sheet Unwind Will Be Moment Of Truth For Financial Markets (MW) • $700 Billion Unpaid Mortgage Balances In Harvey And Irma Disaster Areas (ZH) • Rand Paul’s Senate Vote Rolls Back the Warfare State (Ron Paul) • US Senate Backs Massive

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Sep 182017
 
 September 18, 2017  Posted by at 9:15 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  2 Responses »
Debt Rattle September 18 2017

Pablo Picasso The old fisherman 1895   • Muted Inflation A Trillion-Dollar Puzzle – BIS (R.) • Global Debt Underreported By $14 Trillion – BIS (ZH) • World’s Central Banks Can’t Ignore the Bitcoin Boom – BIS (BBG) • Dogecoin Creator On Cryptocurrencies: “Very Bubble. Much Scam. So Avoid.” (NYT) • The Future Of Cryptocurrency Is Not As It Seems (Eric Peters) • China’s $40 Trillion Banking System: “Largest Imbalances I’ve Ever Seen” (ZH) • Stockman: Trump’s Now ‘Blowing Kisses

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Sep 172017
 
 September 17, 2017  Posted by at 9:11 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  1 Response »
Debt Rattle September 17 2017

Edward Hopper House tops 1921   • Trade War With China Will End US Global Finance Monopoly – Jim Rogers (RT) • Pension Storm Warning (Mauldin) • S&P On The Verge Of History (ZH) • How Austerity Works (Steve Keen) • Why Bitcoin May Be Worth Only A Third Of Its Value (MW) • How Common is the Seneca Curve? (Ugo Bardi) • Greek Debt Write-Offs To Be Based On Properties (K.) • The Eurozone May Be Back On Its

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Sep 162017
 
 September 16, 2017  Posted by at 8:40 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  3 Responses »
Debt Rattle September 16 2017

Pablo Picasso Garcon à la Pipe 1905   • To Hell In A Bucket: America Is Going Broke At Mach 30 (Gordon) • Down $20 Billion, Boeing Stuffs Pension Fund With Its Own Shares (BBG) • Toys ‘R’ Us Mulls Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing (R.) • Bitcoin Needs To Be Worth $1,000,000 To Be A Legitimate Currency (MW) • Hillary Happened (Jeffrey St. Clair) • Trump And The Democrats: What’s Next: A Deal With Bernie? (Salon) • The OODA Loop

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Sep 152017
 
 September 15, 2017  Posted by at 9:16 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  13 Responses »
Debt Rattle September 15 2017

Juan Gris Portrait of the artist’s mother 1912   • Fed To Take Historic Leap Into The Unknown (MW) • Janet Yellen’s Right-Hand Man Is Hanging Up His Boots (BI) • 97 Million American Workers Are Living Paycheck To Paycheck (ZH) • “Markets Are Wrong” (Hugh Hendry) • Japanese Told To Find Shelter After North Korea ‘Fires New Missile’ (Y.) • JPMorgan Is In A Bubble And Not Bitcoin – Max Keiser (RT) • Why Europe Will Miss The Disruptive

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Sep 142017
 
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Debt Rattle September 14 2017

Edward Hopper Chop Suey 1929   • Top Democrats Announce Deal With Trump To Protect ‘Dreamers’ (MW) • Fed Balance Sheet Reduction Will Reduce Funds Sent To Treasury (BI) • “You Should Take the Fed at Their Word” (WS) • “Markets Have Always Been Wrong” – Jamie Dimon (ZH) • 10% of Global GDP Is Stashed In Tax Havens (BI) • Did You Know Housing Gets Counted Twice In GDP? (Murray) • The Real Earnings of Men (WS) • China’s

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Sep 132017
 
 September 13, 2017  Posted by at 7:09 pm Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  2 Responses »
The Only Real Europe is Greece

Eugene Delacroix Greece expiring on the Ruins of Missolonghi 1826   European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, famous for his imbibition capacity and uttering -not necessarily in that order- the legendary words “when it becomes serious, you have to lie”, presented his State of the Union today. Which is of pretty much limited interest because, as Yanis Varoufakis’ book ‘Adults in the Room’ once again confirmed, Juncker is nothing but ventriloquist Angela Merkel’s sock puppet. But of course he had lofty

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Sep 132017
 
 September 13, 2017  Posted by at 9:18 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  8 Responses »
Debt Rattle September 13 2017

Sergio Larraín Valparaiso Chile 1963   • Greece Property Value Review A Hard Task (K.) • Creditors Set To Increase Pressure On Athens (K.) • US Threatens To Cut Off China From SWIFT If It Violates North Korea Sanctions (ZH) • Yuan Fixing Takes Center Stage, Again (BBG) • Cryptocurrency Chaos As China Cracks Down On ICOs (R.) • JPMorgan’s Dimon Says Bitcoin ‘Is A Fraud’ (R.) • America’s Fiscal Doomsday Machine (Stockman) • IMF Is Resisting A Moratorium On

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