May 192017
 
Debt Rattle May 19 2017

Jean-Michel Basquiat Untitled 1982   • Swedish Prosecutors Drop Julian Assange Rape Investigation (AP/R.) • Australia Economy Among ‘Walking Dead Of Household Debt’ – Steve Keen (NCA) • US Household Debt Hit Record in First Quarter (WSJ) • Why Government Surpluses Is A Terrible Idea – Steve Keen (Renegade) • How Can The Greeks Save More Money? A Monetary Parable. (Steve Keen) • Greek Parliament Approves More Austerity Measures Amid Protests (DW) • Trump Aims to Balance Budget With Deep

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May 182017
 
The Automatic Earth Primer Guide 2017

Pablo Picasso Bull plates I-XI 1945   Nicole Foss has completed a huge tour de force with her update of the Automatic Earth Primer Guide. The first update since 2013 is now more like a Primer Library, with close to 160 articles and videos published over the past -almost- 10 years, and Nicole’s words to guide you through it. Here’s Nicole:     The Automatic Earth (TAE) has existed for almost ten years now. That is nearly ten years of

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May 182017
 
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Debt Rattle May 18 2017

Paul Klee Fire at Full Moon 1933   • ‘Bobby Three Sticks’ Mueller to Probe Russia-Trump imbroglio (R.) • Trump To Announce $350bn Saudi Arabia Arms Deal – One Of Largest Ever (Ind.) • America’s Reign of Terror: A Nation Reaps What It Sows (Whitehead) • Investors Supercharge Bet Amazon Will Destroy US Retail (BBG) • Fed’s Kashkari Says Don’t Use Rate Hikes To Fight Bubbles (R.) • US Banks Tighten Auto Lending as More Borrowers Fall Into Default (BBG)

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May 172017
 
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Debt Rattle May 17 2017

Arrest of Gavrilo Princip, the man who shoot Franz Ferdinand June 28 1914   • Britain’s Labour Party Unveils ‘Radical’ Election Manifesto (AFP) • UK Media Trying Incredibly Hard To Keep Corbyn Out Of Number 10 (Can.) • The American Dystopia Didn’t Begin With Trump (MW) • Democratic Party Image Dips, GOP Ratings Stable (Gallup) • Chelsea Manning Set For Release After 7 Years In Prison (AP) • Hong Kong Rejects Asylum for Snowden Helpers (HRW) • The Everything Bubble:

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May 162017
 
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Debt Rattle May 16 2017

Fred Stein Chinatown 1944   • White House: Report Trump Shared Classified Info With Russians is ‘False’ (RT) • Trump’s Classified Disclosure Is Shocking But Legal (BBG) • The ‘Soft Coup’ of Russia-Gate (Robert Parry) • China’s Silk Road Vision: Cheap Funds, Heavy Debt, Growing Risk (R.) • China Banking Regulator Tightens Rules On WMPs, Flags More Curbs (R.) • New Zealand Housing Market Most at Risk of Bust – Goldman (BBG) • Snowden & Chomsky Lead Calls To Drop

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May 152017
 
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Debt Rattle May 15 2017

Fred Stein Ballfield NY 1946   • Global Property Bubble Is Ready To Pop (MF) • 3 Cities Push Canada To Another Record On House Prices (HPo) • Cyber Attack Aftershocks Disrupt Devices Across Asia on Monday (R.) • Lessons From Last Week’s Cyberattack (Microsoft) • The World Is Getting Hacked. Why Don’t We Do More to Stop It? (NYT) • Peak China: Chinese Data Misses Across The Board (ZH) • Why India Is Cool Towards China’s Belt And Road

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May 142017
 
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Debt Rattle May 14 2017

Henri Matisse Sorrow of the King 1952   • US Says Trump ‘Can’t Imagine Russia Pleased’ With North Korea Missile (R.) • Macron Takes Office As French President (AFP) • Tech Companies Have Become Monopolies, Drag On Economic Growth (AT) • ‘We Can’t Do Brexit With Half The Brexiteers Outside The Tent’ (G.) • Schaeuble Says Financial Transfers In Euro Zone Are Necessary (R.) • Ireland Is World’s Fourth-Largest Shadow Banking Hub (ITimes) • London Home Raffled For £3.75m Bought

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May 132017
 
 May 13, 2017  Posted by at 8:47 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  1 Response »
Debt Rattle May 13 2017

Fred Stein Subway Steps New York 1943   • Hackers Hit Dozens of Countries Exploiting Stolen NSA Tool (NYT) • UK Health Service, Targeted in Cyberattack, Ignored Warnings for Months (NYT) • Hurricane Bearing Down on the Casino (Stockman) • $500 Trillion in Derivatives “Remain an Important Asset Class” – NY Fed (WS) • The Great Misconception of a Return to “Normal” (Econimica) • US Nears $100 Billion Arms Deal For Saudi Arabia (R.) • Wells Fargo Bogus Accounts Balloon

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May 122017
 
Debt Rattle May 12 2017

Robert Doisneau Le Baiser Blotto, Paris 1953   • Human Beings Are Not Efficiency Seeking Machines (Radford) • Stockman: Trump’s Tax Plan Never Had a Chance (DR) • Is China Really Deleveraging? (Balding) • China Stocks Are Tumbling Again. Unlike 2015, World Doesn’t Care (BBG) • China Has the World’s Biggest Productivity Problem (BBG) • No Evidence of Russian Intrusion in US Political System (Ron Paul) • Canada’s Home Capital Seeks New Funding Sources, Uncertain Of Future (BBG) • Open

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May 112017
 
 May 11, 2017  Posted by at 8:49 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  2 Responses »
Debt Rattle May 11 2017

Paul Almasy Les Halles, Paris 1950   • Trump and Lavrov Meeting Round-Up (TASS) • $9 Trillion Question: What Happens When Central Banks Stop Buying Bonds? (WSJ) • Draghi Stays Calm on Stimulus as Dutch MPs Warn of Risks With Tulip (BBG) • It’s Not Just The VIX – Low Volatility Is Everywhere (R.) • Six Canadian Banks Cut by Moody’s on Consumers’ Debt Burden (BBG) • China Holds Giant Meeting On Spending Billions To Reshape The World (CNBC) •

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