Oct 122018
 
 October 12, 2018  Posted by at 9:22 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 12 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail M. C. Escher Order and chaos 1950   • Donald Trump is Right About the Fed (Whalen) • Stocks Could Fall 40% To 50% To Reach Fair Value – Yusko (CNBC) • 4 Pillars of Debt in Danger of Collapse (Nomi Prins) • The Dollar and its Discontents (Eichengreen) • China September Exports Surge, Creating Record Surplus With US (R.) • Facebook, Twitter Purge More Dissident Media Pages (CJ) • Italian Parliament Approves Controversial New Spending Targets (AP) •

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Oct 112018
 
 October 11, 2018  Posted by at 1:22 pm Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Of Course The Fed Is Crazy

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pieter Bruegel the Elder The Triumph of Death 1562   Finally financial ‘markets’ go through a substantial dip, which Steve Mnuchin claims is just temporary and Donald Trump says is caused by the fact that the Fed is ‘loco’. Mnuchin may well be right, but it won’t be because he knows something you don’t. And Trump is certainly right, but in reality the Fed has been loco for many years, so why be surprised if it acts crazy now?

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Oct 112018
 
 October 11, 2018  Posted by at 9:19 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 11 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pablo Picasso Bather 1908   • Dow Tumbles 830 Points In One Day, Trump Says The Fed Has ‘Gone Crazy’ (MW) • World Stock Markets Dive As Trump Attacks ‘Crazy’ US Rate Hikes (G.) • Tech Stocks Have Their Worst Day Since August 2011 (CNBC) • “Rising Inequality” Could Impact America’s AAA Credit Rating (SH) • How Will 6% Mortgage Rates Deal with Housing Bubble 2? (WS) • Brexit Deal Within Reach If May Agrees On Customs Union, Says

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Oct 102018
 
 October 10, 2018  Posted by at 9:34 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 10 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Paul Klee Angelus Novus 1920 (see last article)   • Trump “Doesn’t Like What The Fed Is Doing” (ZH) • Chinese Yuan Could Reach A Record Low Against The Dollar (MW) • China’s (Non-Government) Business Survey Collapses As Trade War Strikes (ZH) • Chinese Firms Now Hold Stakes In Over A Dozen European Ports (NPR) • UK Public Finances Are Among Weakest In The World – IMF (G.) • IMF Warns Italy Not To Breach EU Spending Rules In

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Oct 092018
 
 October 9, 2018  Posted by at 1:03 pm Primers Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  
A Climate Fit For a Groundhog

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pieter Bruegel the Elder Two monkeys 1562   And there we go again. Another IPCC report, and they all keep getting more alarming than the previous one. And then nothing substantial happens. Until the next report is issued and makes everybody’s headlines for a day, or two. Rinse, spin and repeat. “Now we really have to do something!”. “World leaders have a moral obligation to act!”. Oh boy. To start with that last bit, world leaders don’t act because

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Oct 092018
 
 October 9, 2018  Posted by at 9:02 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 9 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Ford Madox Brown Finding of Don Juan by Haidee 1873     • World Leaders ‘Have Moral Obligation To Act’ After UN Climate Report (G.) • US Economists Win Nobel Memorial For Work On Climate And Growth (G.) • Nobel Prizes in Economics, Awarded and Withheld (NC) • The End Of The World Will Save Theresa May From Brexit (Ind.) • Stock Markets Stage Sharp Sell-Off Amid Fear Of Italy-EU Budget Fight (G.) • QE Party Is Drying Up,

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Oct 082018
 
 October 8, 2018  Posted by at 9:18 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 8 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Paul Gauguin The Great Buddah 1897   • ACT NOW IDIOTS (BBC) • World Must Take ‘Unprecedented’ Steps To Avert Worst Of Global Warming (R.) • Energy Sector’s Carbon Emissions To Grow For Second Year Running (G.) • Clouds Gather Over The IMF’s Paradise (O.) • US Inflation Is The World’s Most Important Economic Variable (CNBC) • Ron Paul: US Barreling Towards A Stock Market Plunge Of At Least 50% (CNBC) • China Stocks Return From Holiday, Tumble 3%

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Oct 072018
 
 October 7, 2018  Posted by at 9:10 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 7 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Vincent van Gogh Autumn landscape 1885   • Turkish Police Suspect Saudi Journalist Khashoggi Was Killed At Consulate (MME) • Interpol Asks China For Information On Its Missing President (CBS/AP) • Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In As 114th Supreme Court Justice (ZH) • Hot Jobs Market, Trade Tensions May Be Lethal Combo – Stephen Roach (CNBC) • Former Fed Governor Warns Of “Several Decade Cold War” With China (ZH) • China Pumps $109bn Into Economy As Trade War Bites (G.)

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Oct 062018
 
 October 6, 2018  Posted by at 9:26 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 6 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail M. C. Escher Day and Night 1938   • Collins, Manchin Vote “Yes”, Ensuring Kavanaugh Confirmation (ZH) • US Unemployment Rate Falls To Lowest Level Since 1969 (G.) • Mueller Moves For Forfeiture Order To Seize Manafort Assets (Hill) • Storm Clouds on Robert Mueller’s Horizon (LaRouche) • May Secretly Woos Labour MP’s To Back Her Brexit Deal (G.) • Juncker: Brexit Deal Could Be Reached Within Weeks (Sky) • UK House Prices Fall Sharply In September (G.) •

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Oct 052018
 
 October 5, 2018  Posted by at 9:05 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 5 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Paul Gauguin Contes barbares 1902   • Economy on Sugar High Before Trade War Worsens (DDMB) • Gundlach Says Treasury Market Is Witnessing A ‘Game Changer’ (MW) • Republicans Aim To Confirm Kavanaugh On Weekend; Protesters Arrested (R.) • Explosive Report Details Chinese Infiltration Of Apple, Amazon And The CIA (ZH) • Mattis Says Russian GRU Caught Red-Handed Hacking OPCW (ZH) • String Of Own Goals By Russian Spies Exposes A Strange Sloppiness (G.) • Elon Musk Mocks SEC

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