Mar 312017
 
 March 31, 2017  Posted by at 7:23 pm Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,  
The EU Is One Big Fatal Flaw

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Ray K. Metzker Europe 1961   The true face of the EU is presently on display in Greece, not in Germany or Holland or France. Brussels must first fix what’s going wrong in Athens and the Aegean, and there’s a lot going wrong, before it can move on towards the future, indeed towards any future at all. It has a very tough job in Italy as well, which it’s trying hard to ignore. You can’t say ‘things are fine

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Mar 312017
 
 March 31, 2017  Posted by at 8:59 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  Comments Off on Debt Rattle March 31 2017
Debt Rattle March 31 2017

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Rene Magritte Memory 1944   • Last Two Times After US Reported Data Like This, Stocks Crashed (WS) • One Third Of US Car Loans Is Deep Subprime (Roberts) • The Fed Is Bedeviled by Keynes’s Paradox (DiMartino Booth) • Flynn Lawyer: Client Wants Assurances Against ‘Witch-Hunt’ Prosecution (USAT) • Who Gains When Income Grows? (Tcherneva) • Puerto Rico Is Starting To Look An Awful Lot Like Greece (Setser) • Former Australia PM: Neo-Liberalism Has Run Into A Dead

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Mar 302017
 
 March 30, 2017  Posted by at 2:40 pm Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,  
Our Economies Run On Housing Bubbles

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Rene Magritte Memory 1948   We are witnessing the demise of the world’s two largest economic power blocks, the US and EU. Given deteriorating economic conditions on both sides of the Atlantic, which have been playing out for many years but were so far largely kept hidden from view by unprecedented issuance of debt, the demise should come as no surprise. The debt levels are not just unprecedented, they would until recently have been unimaginable. When the conditions for

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Mar 302017
 
 March 30, 2017  Posted by at 9:05 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle March 30 2017

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Carole Lombard 1926   • Fed’s Williams Says Bank Lending Slowdown Doesn’t Worry Him Yet (YF) • Retailing in America: Game Theory in Reverse (DiMartinoBooth) • ‘Deep Subprime’ Auto Loans Are Surging (BBG) • Margin Debt Hit All-Time High in February (WSJ) • US Oil Export Surge Steals More OPEC Share (CNBC) • Australia World’s Worst Money Laundering Property Market (TI) • Sydney, Melbourne House Price Gains Accelerate (AFR) • Auckland Housing Market Losing All Capital Gains Of The

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Mar 292017
 
 March 29, 2017  Posted by at 9:06 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle March 29 2017

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Dismantling clock outside Daily Telegraph building, Fleet Street, London, 1930   • Jim Rogers Says Fed Has No Clue, Will ‘Ruin Us All’ (BBG) • Article 50: British PM May Signs Letter That Will Trigger Brexit (BBC) • Scottish Parliament Votes For Second Independence Referendum (G.) • Why Brexit Is Best for Britain: The Left-Wing Case (NYT) • ECB Needs Democratic Oversight If The Euro Is To Survive (TI) • 12 People, Things That Ruined The EU (Pol.) •

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Mar 282017
 
 March 28, 2017  Posted by at 8:38 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  Comments Off on Debt Rattle March 28 2017
Debt Rattle March 28 2017

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Dorothea Lange Abandoned cafe in Carey, Texas 1937   • A Nation of Landowners – But For How Long? (M.) • Middle-Class, Even Wealthy Americans Sliding Inexorably Into The Red (MW) • Italy’s Monte Paschi Bailout Has Some ECB Supervisors Grumbling • NY Fed: “Oil Prices Fell Due To Weakening Demand” (ZH) • Why Did Preet Bharara Refuse to Drain the Wall Street Swamp? (Bill Black) • A Detailed “Roadmap” For Meeting The Paris Climate Goals (Vox) • In

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Mar 272017
 
 March 27, 2017  Posted by at 8:18 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle March 27 2017

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail 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

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Mar 262017
 
 March 26, 2017  Posted by at 8:56 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle March 26 2017

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail 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

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

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail 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
 
 March 24, 2017  Posted by at 8:59 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle March 24 2017

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail 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

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