Dec 102016
 
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Debt Rattle December 10 2016

Arthur Rothstein Interior of migratory fruit worker’s tent, Yakima, Washington 1936 • Donald Trump Team Takes Aim At CIA (CNN) • A Rising Stock Market Does Not Signal Economic Health (FEE) • Economist Streeck Calls Time On Capitalism (G.) • Nobel Economics Prize Winner: ‘The Euro Was A Mistake’ (EA) • Beware Of Panic Buying In Bank Stocks (MW) • Trump Has Unleashed The Stock Market’s ‘Animal Spirits’ (MW) • The Bond Market Doesn’t Believe Draghi (BBG) • Why China

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Dec 092016
 
 December 9, 2016  Posted by at 9:42 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,  4 Responses »
Debt Rattle December 9 2016

Arthur Rothstein Migratory fruit pickers’ camp in Yakima, Washington Jul 1936 • Trumponomics Will Collapse Under a Mountain of Debt (Stockman) • Shiller CAPE Ratio Signals ‘Overvaluation On A Very Grand Scale’ (CNBC) • The American Dream Is Fading And May Be Very Hard To Revive (WSJ) • Europe’s Comfort Blanket Is Being Pulled Away (AEP) • Albert Edwards’ ‘Most Frightening Chart’ (MW) • Australia Property Market Mirrors Tulip Bubble, Says Former Bank CEO (ND) • Top Official In Italy’s

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Dec 082016
 
Mass Extinction and Mass Insanity

Caters Extremely rare albino elephant, Kruger National Park in South Africa   Everything dies, baby, that’s a fact But maybe everything that dies someday comes back … Springsteen, Atlantic City “Erwin Schrodinger (1945) has described life as a system in steady-state thermodynamic disequilibrium that maintains its constant distance from equilibrium (death) by feeding on low entropy from its environment – that is, by exchanging high-entropy outputs for low-entropy inputs. The same statement would hold verbatium as a physical description of

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Dec 082016
 
 December 8, 2016  Posted by at 9:58 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  7 Responses »
Debt Rattle December 8 2016

Jack Delano Cafe at truck drivers’ service station on U.S. 1, Washington DC 1940 • Trump Bull Market Bounty Tops $1 Trillion (BBG) • Trump Win Set Off $2 Trillion Shock Rotation to Stocks From Debt (BBG) • Wall Street’s Calling the Sheep to the Slaughter – Again! (Stockman) • The Fed Shouldn’t Be Driving US Economy – Trump Advisor Judy Shelton (CNBC) • China’s Banks Are Hiding More Than $2 Trillion in Loans (WSJ) • China’s Foreign Reserves Down

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Dec 072016
 
More Talk About More Growth and More Globalization

Arthur Gerlach Children point towards Christmas toys at The Fair Department Store, Chicago 1940   The world is facing the “first lost decade since the 1860s”, said Bank of England governor Mark Carney this week. Arguably good for soundbite of the day, but the buck stops there. The only way that buck could have kept rolling would have been for Carney to take a critical look at himself and his employer(s), but there was none of that. The Canadian import

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Dec 072016
 
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Debt Rattle December 7 2016

Harris&Ewing Washington snow scenes 1924 • Trump: US Must End ‘Destructive Cycle of Intervention and Chaos’ (VoA) • ‘Chances Of Italy Staying In Euro For Next 5 Years Below 30%’ (Ind.) • Italian Interior Minister Sees New Elections In February (R.) • ‘A Landscape of Exhaustion and Moral Decay’ (G.) • Is Janet Yellen Trying To Screw Donald Trump? (Miller) • Trump’s Air Force One Tweet Was A Brilliant Move (CNBC) • The Equation That Explains It All (Mark St.Cyr)

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Dec 062016
 
 December 6, 2016  Posted by at 10:01 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  1 Response »
Debt Rattle December 6 2016

John M. Fox Midtown Dealers Corp. and Hudson showroom, Broadway at W. 62nd Street, NY 1947 • Mark Carney: World Is Facing The “First Lost Decade Since The 1860s” (BBG) • Trump Must Fire Janet Yellen – First Thing! (Stockman) • Matteo Renzi’s Resignation Temporarily ‘Frozen’ By Italian President (G.) • Italian Bank Shares Slump as Renzi Loss Adds to Uncertainty (BBG) • Italy Already Requested Monte Dei Paschi Bailout Before Referendum (R.) • Could Renzi’s Exit Lead To An

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Dec 052016
 
 December 5, 2016  Posted by at 9:38 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  3 Responses »
Debt Rattle December 5 2016

Don’t let the door hit you on the way out.. • Bloody Hell, John Key Just Quit As Prime Minister (Spinoff) • Trump Picks Twitter Fight With China (AFP) • Italy PM Renzi Quits After Crushing Referendum Defeat (AFP) • Italy Bank Recapitalizations A Harder Road After Referendum Flop (CNBC) Austria Rejects Far-Right Candidate In Presidential Election (G.) • Greece Must Reform Or Leave Eurozone – Schäuble (G.) • Greece Sees Final Solution On Debt Crisis Amid Euro Uncertainty (R.)

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Dec 042016
 
 December 4, 2016  Posted by at 9:44 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,  4 Responses »
Debt Rattle December 4 2016

Wyland Stanley “J.A. Herzog Pontiac, 17th & Valencia Sts., San Francisco.” 1936 • Trump’s Unhappy Fate: A Financial Crisis Far Worse Than The Last (Rickards) • Trump’s Appointments (Paul Craig Roberts) • Petition To Reverse US Election Result Becomes Most Popular In History (Ind.) • Jill Stein Supporters Drop Pennsylvania Recount Suit (WSJ) • Jill Stein To Pursue Pennsylvania Recount Petition In Federal Court (R.) • Brent Caps Biggest Weekly Advance Since 2009 on OPEC Agreement (BBG) • Steve Keen,

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Dec 032016
 
 December 3, 2016  Posted by at 9:51 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  1 Response »
Debt Rattle December 3 2016

DPC “Car ferry Michigan Central turning in ice, Detroit River” 1900 • Italian Stock Exchange CEO: There Are ‘Colossal’ Short Positions On Italy (R.) • Markets Eye Europe’s ‘Fear Gauge’ As Italian Referendum Approaches (CNBC) • Is the Yellen Fed TRYING to Crash Stocks To Hurt Trump? (Summers) • China Blames Taiwan For President’s ‘Petty’ Phone Call With Trump (R.) • China Bond Yields Jump As Investors Head For Exit (MNI) • China’s ‘Extraordinary Leverage’ Tops BOE List Of Concerns

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