Apr 192017
 
 April 19, 2017  Posted by at 9:06 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  2 Responses »
Debt Rattle April 19 2017

Jan van Eyck Saint Barbara 1437   • The Great Western Economic Depression (Nielson) • How Western Civilisation Could Collapse (BBC) • Why the Federal Reserve Is Bad for America (DDMB) • Trump’s New Problem: Americans Aren’t Shopping (CNN) • British PM Wants Election Now, Before Cost of Brexit Becomes Clear (ICept) • UK Tory MPs Still Under Investigation For Election Fraud (Can.) • China’s $8.5 Trillion Shadow Bank Industry Is Back in Full Swing (BBG) • So China’s Authorities

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Apr 182017
 
 April 18, 2017  Posted by at 9:26 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  2 Responses »
Debt Rattle April 18 2017

Albrecht Dürer Study of the left hand of an apostle (for the Heller Altar) c.1508   • Trump’s Next Big Policy Reversal Could Be On The TPP (CNBC) • Strong Dollar Could Cause Bond Market Crash – Martin Armstrong (USAW) • Stocks, Bonds Diverge Over Trump Tax Reform, Stimulus Odds (CNBC) • We’re Borrowing Our Way to Economic Disaster – Stockman (DR) • BMO Bundles Uninsured Mortgages in a Canadian Bond First • UK Will Never Build Enough Homes To

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Apr 172017
 
 April 17, 2017  Posted by at 9:00 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,  1 Response »
Debt Rattle April 17 2017

Rembrandt The Descent from the Cross 1634   • Mother of All Debt : Trump Reflation Fantasy Ends on Day 100 (Stockman) • Trump Gives Generals More Freedom In ISIS Fight (WSJ) • Who Are the Debt Slaves in this Rich Nation? (WS) • Time Has Come For Banks To Prepare For Interest Rate Rises – Bundesbank (CNBC) • World’s Biggest Aluminum Producer Faces Default (ZH) • China Home Sales Surge 18% In March Ahead Of Stepped-Up Curbs (BBG) •

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Apr 162017
 
 April 16, 2017  Posted by at 8:54 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  5 Responses »
Debt Rattle Easter Sunday 2017

Fred Stein Snow White 1946   • Who Will Buy Baby Boomers’ Homes? (CityLab) • Canada Completely Lost Its Mind Over Real Estate (McL) • The Bank of Canada Should ‘Cease and Desist’ (Mises) • Will Trump Accept Responsibility When This Shitshow Implodes? (Quinn) • Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis? (ET) • China Finally Halts Outflows. Now What? (Balding) • Russia Could Soon Take Over A Chunk Of US Oil Infrastructure (Vice) • Britain Set To Lose EU ‘Crown

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Apr 122017
 
 April 12, 2017  Posted by at 8:25 pm Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , ,  8 Responses »
America, the Waning Days

Frederick Carl Frieseke Girl In Blue Arranging Flowers 1915   Potential earthquakes and black swans are right ahead of us. What else is new? On April 16, Turkey has a referendum to decide whether Erdogan will become de facto supreme ruler. What happens if he loses the referendum is completely unclear, undiscussed even, but it’s obvious a loss would have the country shake on its already shaky foundations. The Turkish economy is in horrible shape and Erdogan’s post-coup firings (hundreds

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Apr 122017
 
 April 12, 2017  Posted by at 9:09 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  2 Responses »
Debt Rattle April 12 2017

Elliott Erwitt Trocadero, Paris 1950   • The Tesla Ponzi Is Not ‘Inexplicable’ At All (WS) • Millennials Are Abandoning Postwar Engines of Growth: Suburbs and Autos (CHS) • Slowdown in US Borrowing Defies Easy Explanation (WSJ) • US Companies Now Have $1.6 Trillion Stashed In Tax Havens (Ind.) • Trump Declines To Endorse Bannon, Says US ‘Not Going Into Syria’ (MW) • Beware The Dogs Of War: Is The American Empire On The Verge Of Collapse? (JW) • A

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Apr 112017
 
 April 11, 2017  Posted by at 9:11 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  6 Responses »
Debt Rattle April 11 2017

Carole Lombard 1934   • 54% Of Canadians Think Home Prices Will Never Fall (BNN) • Wild Housing Speculation Drives Entire Canadian Economy (WS) • Third of US Car Owners Can’t Afford Surprise Repairs (UT) • The Retail Apocalypse’s Terrifying Impact On One Corner Of Wall Street (BI) • China Is Playing a $9 Trillion Game of Chicken With Savers (BBG) • Currency-Issuing Governments Never Have To Worry About Bond Markets (Bilbo) • Recessions Are Never Desirable Events And Are

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