Feb 202018
 
 February 20, 2018  Posted by at 11:00 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  6 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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Feb 132018
 
 February 13, 2018  Posted by at 3:46 pm Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  6 Responses »
The Lies and the Narrative

Frank Larson Chrysler reflection, 42nd Street near 5th Ave, New York 1950s   Update: Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra resigned at 5pm local time, before the parliamentary debate could take place. But that still leaves Rutte in place with his own version of “when it gets serious, you have to lie”.     There will be a parliamentary debate in Holland (the Netherlands) today about abject lies about Russia and Vladimir Putin that its Foreign Minister, Halbe Zijlstra, has been

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Feb 132018
 
Debt Rattle February 13 2018

Camille Corot Study for “The Destruction of Sodom” 1843   • We Are Sitting On A “Full Tank Of Gas” (Roberts) • ‘Whistleblower’ Alleges VIX Manipulation, Urges Regulatory Probe (R.) • How A 5% Mortgage Rate Would Roil The US Housing Market (CNBC) • Interest-Only Loan Cash Flow Crunch Sparks Fears Of Fire Sales (AFR) • These Bonds Should Make ECB Hawks Apoplectic With Rage (BBG) • China Real Estate Under Pressure (BBG) • Greece Rocked By Claims Drug Giant

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Feb 122018
 
 February 12, 2018  Posted by at 10:46 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  4 Responses »
Debt Rattle February 12 2018

Camille Corot The Burning of Sodom (formerly “The Destruction of Sodom”) 1843 and 1857   • Rising Debt + Rising Rates (Northman) • Last Week’s ‘Volocaust’ “Just An Appetizer” – Cole (ZH) • Why People Who Make Money Are Usually Wrong – Taleb (ZH) • ‘Big Shakeout Coming’: Bridgewater Sounds Warning (G.) • History Suggests The Correction Isn’t Nearly Over (MW) • Interest Rate Rise Would Hit Millions In UK Who Depend On Cheap Credit (G.) • May Starts Drive

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