Jul 022019
 
Drowning Children

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Salvador Dali Remorse, or Sphinx Embedded In Sand 1931   Any image of a dead child is always harrowing, for everyone but the most deranged psychopaths among us. If the child has drowned while seeking a better life it is possibly worse. The public reaction of politicians to such images, which varies from doing very little, or nothing, to solve the issues that have led to a child drowning, to trying to make cheap political gains from the image,

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Jul 022019
 
Debt Rattle July 2 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Salvador Dali Apparition of My Cousin Carolinetta on the Beach at Rosas 1934   • Rich Get Richer, Everyone Else Not So Much In Record US Expansion (R.) • Japan Inc’s Inflation Expectations Stagnate (R.) • Moon Calls DMZ Meeting End To North Korea-US Hostile Relations (Y.) • Only Trump Could Go To North Korea (Luongo) • Chinese State Paper Calls For ‘Zero Tolerance’ Over Hong Kong Protests (R.) • Southwest Expects Boeing 737 MAX Cancellations Beyond Oct. 1

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Jul 012019
 
Debt Rattle July 1 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pablo Picasso Portrait of woman in wheelchair 1936   • The Longest Economic Expansion On Record: What Happens Next? (ZH) • Surprise Collapse Of Regional Chinese Bank Sets Off Domino Effect (Salmon) • George Soros And Charles Koch Team Up To End Us ‘Forever War’ Policy (BG) • Europe Circumvents US Sanctions On Iran (Coppola) • Laffer: Federal Reserve Shouldn’t Be Independent From White House (NYP) • Hong Kong On Edge As Protests Erupt Ahead Of Handover Rally (R.)

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Jun 302019
 
 June 30, 2019  Posted by at 9:24 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle June 30 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail   • Trump Invites Kim Jong-Un to the White House (BI) • China Warns Of Long Road Ahead For Deal With US After Ice-Breaking Talks (R.) • Russia and Saudi Arabia Agree To Extend OPEC Oil Output Cuts Into 2020 (MW) • Johnson And Hunt Don’t Understand What It’s Like When A Wall Falls (G.) • The Extradition Cases of Pinochet & Assange (Vos) • UN Torture Rapporteur About Op-Ed On Assange Rejected By MSM (RT) • Boeing Outsourced

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Jun 292019
 
 June 29, 2019  Posted by at 10:09 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle June 29 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Salvador Dali Paranoiac Woman-Horse (Invisible Sleeping Woman, Lion, Horse) 1930   • Wall Street Wraps Up Its Best June In Generations (R.) • Not A Rate-Cut Economy (WS) • You Are Nuts To Think A July Interest-Rate Cut Is A Slam Dunk (MW) • Deutsche Bank To Fire Up To 20,000: One In Six Full-Time Positions (ZH) • China and US Agree To Restart Trade Talks (R.) • Russia-India-China Will Be The Big G20 Hit (Escobar) • Trump Offers

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Jun 282019
 
 June 28, 2019  Posted by at 9:41 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle June 28 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Salvador Dali Invisible Sleeping Woman, Horse, Lion 1930   • 56% Of Americans Are Lying Awake At Night Worrying About Money (MW) • America’s Monopoly Crisis Hits the Military (AC) • US Car Industry Is Killing Itself (WS) • Baoshang Bank Collapse Threatens China’s Economy (ABC.au) • Deutsche Bank Passes Fed Stress Test In Boost For Its US Operations (R.) • Paul Singer Warns A 40% Market Crash Is Coming (ZH) • US Gets No Commitment From NATO Allies

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Jun 272019
 
Debt Rattle June 27 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pablo Picasso The rescue 1936   • Facebook May Pose a Greater Danger Than Wall Street (TD) • Trump Praising Stock Market Is Like Bush Praising Housing In 2006 (Colombo) • President Xi, Still the Deglobalizer in Chief… (Setser) • Trump Demands Withdrawal Of India’s ‘Unacceptable’ Tariff Hike (R.) • New 737 MAX Software Glitch Results In “Uncontrollable Nosedives” (ZH) • Airlines, Regulators Meet To Discuss Boeing 737 MAX Un-Grounding Efforts (R.) • United Airlines Extends 737 MAX Cancellations

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Jun 262019
 
 June 26, 2019  Posted by at 9:46 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle June 26 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pablo Picasso The muse 1935   • Iran Says It Will Never Pursue A Nuclear Weapon (ZH) • Iran Foreign Minister Accuses Bolton Of Plotting For War (R.) • NATO Calls On Russia To Destroy New Missile, Warns Of Response (R.) • Mueller To Testify Before Two House Committees July 17 (AFP) • A. Gary Shilling Says The US Is Already In A Recession • Housing Market Slump Could Drive Global Growth To A Decade Low (MW) • Merrill

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Jun 252019
 
The Dying Days Of An Empire

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Caravaggio Conversion on the way to Damascus 1600-01   Something’s been nagging me for the past few days, and I’m not sure I’ve figured out why yet. It started when Donald Trump first called off the alleged planned strikes on targets in Iran because they would have cost 150 lives, and then the next day said the US would do sanctions instead. As they did on Monday, even directly targeting Trump’s equal, the “Supreme Leader Khameini”. When Trump announced

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Jun 252019
 
 June 25, 2019  Posted by at 9:36 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle June 25 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pablo Picasso Minotauromachie 1935   • Interest Rates Don’t Need To Rise Much To Cause Recessions Now (Colombo) • The Federal Reserve Is About To Create A Lot More Zombies (MW) • The Solution to Trump’s Iran Mayhem (FFF) • Iran Says New US Sanctions “Permanent Closure” Of Diplomacy (AFP) • Oil Prices Drop Amid Demand Worries, But US-Iran Tensions Support (R.) • Provoking Iran Could Start a War, Crash the Entire World Economy (Pieraccini) • House Party (Jim

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