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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Feb 112018
 
 February 11, 2018  Posted by at 11:23 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  9 Responses »
Debt Rattle February 11 2018

Vincent van Gogh Peach trees in blossom 1888   • What Crushed Stocks? (WS) • Test Of Nerve For Markets As 10 Years Of Cheap Money Come To An End (G.) • Market Tests Millennial Traders Who’ve Never Seen A Crash (BBG) • Bond-Stock Clash Has Just Begun as Inflation Looms (BBG) • IMF Chief Lagarde Says Market Swings Aren’t Worrying (R.) • UK Labour Vows Renationalisation Of Water, Energy And Rail (G.) • Australia’s Big Banks Focus On Job

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Feb 102018
 
Debt Rattle February 10 2018

Frank Larson Times Square, New York 1950s   • Worst Week in 2 Years for Stocks Ends on High Note (BBG) • By Betting On Calm, Did Investors Worsen The Stock Market Fall? (G.) • The Scariest Chart For The Market (ZH) • ‘Bond Vigilantes’ Are Saddled Up And Ready To Push Rates Higher (CNBC) • The Worst Of The Bond Rout Is Yet To Come, Says Piper Jaffray (CNBC) • US GDP Growth Is Not As Rosy As It

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Feb 092018
 
Debt Rattle February 9 2018

Horacio Coppola Florida y Bartolomé Mitre, Buenos Aires 1936   • Dow Plummets 1032 Points, Down 10% From Record; S&P 500 Drops 3.7% (CNBC) • Is The Decades-Long Downtrend In Interest Rates Finally Over? (MW) • US Senate Approves Budget Deal, Too Late To Avert Shutdown (R.) • Stock Market Value Wiped Out Equals $2.5 Trillion And Counting… (CNBC) • The Stock Market Is In Turmoil And It’s Not Likely To End Anytime Soon (CNBC) • Stock, Bond Investors Pay

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Feb 082018
 
 February 8, 2018  Posted by at 11:06 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,  6 Responses »
Debt Rattle February 8 2018

Paul Gauguin A Day of No Gods 1894   • The State of the American Debt Slaves (WS) • Reality Returns to Wall Street (Rickards) • Plunge Protection Team To The Rescue- Again (PCR) • Weidmann: ECB Should Wind Down QE After September (WSJ) • Tesla Announces Biggest Quarterly Loss Ever (G.) • Turkey Accused Of Recruiting ISIS Fighters To Attack Kurds In Syria (Ind.) • Huge Levels Of Antibiotic Use In Us Farming Revealed (G.) • Concerns Grow Over

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Feb 072018
 
 February 7, 2018  Posted by at 11:07 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  7 Responses »
Debt Rattle February 7 2018

Jean-Michel Basquiat Aboriginal 1984   • Why Did US Stock Market Crash On Monday? Blame The Central Banks (Steve Keen) • Asian Shares On Edge As US Futures Slip (R.) • Two Tiny Volatility Products Helped Fuel Sudden Stock Slump (BBG) • Inside Wall Street’s $8 Billion VIX Time Bomb • The Death Of The “Death Of Contagion” Central Bank Meme (Luongo) • Icahn: “One Day This Thing Is Just Going To Implode” (CNBC) • Good Riddance, Janet, You Were

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