Aug 032019
 
 August 3, 2019  Posted by at 7:56 pm Finance, Primers Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
A Tale of Two Cummings

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Edward Hopper The long leg 1935   Last weekend, I noticed that two of the main newsmakers were both named Cummings, one in the US, the other in the UK. At first glance they don’t look like family, but I’ll readily admit I can’t be sure of that. What I do know is that both are symbolic of what’s wrong with the political systems they figure in. Also last weekend, I saw a comment somewhere, think it was Twitter,

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Aug 032019
 
 August 3, 2019  Posted by at 9:26 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle August 3 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Dorothea Lange Migrant Father June 1938   • Russian Assets In America: A Field Guide (RT) • Majority of House Democrats Favor Starting Impeachment Proceedings (R.) • The Rise and Fall of Superhero Robert Mueller (Matt Taibbi) • Obama Looms over the Primary in Invisible Ways (TPM) • Race Hustle (Jim Kunstler) • Tory Rebels Threaten Boris Johnson After Majority Cut To One (G.) • Watch Out Boris Johnson the Chickens are Coming Home to Roost (English) • Pentagon

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Aug 022019
 
 August 2, 2019  Posted by at 9:55 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle August 2 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pablo Picasso Bathers with a toy boat 1937   • The Giant Sucking Sound of Financial Repression (WS) • Dutch Bank ING Warns Against Further ECB Money Printing (R.) • Trump’s $300 Billion China Tariff Threat Sends Markets Into Tailspin (G.) • Rate Cut Odds Surge After Tariff Announcement (ZH) • US Tariffs Risk Reviving Chinese Zombies (R.) • The EU Has New People In Charge. It’s Not Good News For US Tech Firms (CNBC) • EU Governments Seek

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Aug 012019
 
 August 1, 2019  Posted by at 9:35 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle August 1 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Piet Mondriaan Trees by the Gein at Moonrise 1908   • Jerome Powell Finds Another Way To Please Nobody (R.) • The Fed’s Massive Debt for Equity Swap (RIA) • Mario Draghi Lays Out Plan For A Dangerous Round Of Stimulus (Sinn) • PBOC Keeps Powder Dry After Fed Rate Cut, But More Easing Expected (R.) • Bank of England To Lean Against Market Rate Cut Bets As Brexit Nears (R.) • Capitalism Is Part Of Solution To Climate

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Jul 312019
 
 July 31, 2019  Posted by at 9:09 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle July 31 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Gustav Klimt Field of poppies 1907   • Judge Dismisses DNC Suit Against Trump Campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks (Pol.) • Trump Wants To Rein In Intelligence Agencies (R.) • Trump’s Tax Returns Required Under New California Election Law (LAT) • FAA Hopes Global Regulators Simultaneously Approve Boeing 737 MAX (R.) • China Probes Small Bank Shareholdings As Risk Worries Persist (R.) • China Gathers Forces On Hong Kong Border Amid Unrest (ZH) • German Prosecutors Charge Ex-VW Boss With Fraud

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Jul 302019
 
 July 30, 2019  Posted by at 9:28 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle July 30 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Odilon Redon The winged man (The fallen angel) 1880   • Pound Worth Just 85 Euro Cents At UK Airports (Ind.) • Boris Johnson Refuses To Meet EU Leaders Unless They Scrap Backstop (G.) • EU Rejects Dominic Raab’s ‘Easier’ No-Deal Brexit Claim (G.) • Boris Johnson’s New Brexit Chief Wants To Scrap Workers’ Rights (Ind.) • Things to Come (Kunstler) • Fake Cash, Fake Accounting: China Regulators Halt 46 IPOs, Bond Offerings (WS) • US Firms See Little

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Jul 292019
 
Nuclear Energy, the Ultimate Hubris

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pablo Picasso Massacre in Korea 1951   It’s been a long time since I wrote anything at all about nuclear energy. And even then I thought the whole discussion had been wrapped up and thrown away. But I guess it’s inevitable that as the climate change debate develops, there’d be parties seeking to revive the nukes ‘discussion’, because there’s so much potential profit in there. And then today I came upon this report, and a few interpretations of it,

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Jul 292019
 
 July 29, 2019  Posted by at 8:41 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle July 29 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Odilon Redon Fallen angel 1872   • A New US Oil Production Peak Looks Imminent (Robert Rapier) • China’s Wobbly Giants (Fortune) • Business Lobby Group CBI Says UK, EU Not Ready For No-Deal Brexit (BBC) • Johnson Told No-Deal Brexit Will Crush Domestic Policy Plans (G.) • More Than 4 Million In UK Are Trapped In Deep Poverty (G.) • Ratcliffe Tapped To Replace Coats As US Spy Chief (R.) • Work On Production Line Of Boeing 737

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Jul 282019
 
 July 28, 2019  Posted by at 9:25 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle July 28 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pablo Picasso Portrait of Dora Maar 1937   • UK Top Civil Servant Urged To Block Dominic Cummings Appointment (Ind.) • Johnson’s Key Adviser Dominic Cummings Must Face Sanctions, Demand MPs (G.) • UK To Ramp Up Funding For No-Deal Brexit Preparations (R.) • Ex-Chancellor Hammond Plots With Labour To Kill Johnson’s No-Deal Brexit (G.) • China Retreats Globally (F.) • How Close Is China To A Financial Crisis? (F.) • FAA Let Boeing Sign Its Own Safety Certifications

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Jul 272019
 
Debt Rattle July 27 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pablo Picasso Houses 1937   • For The First Time In 6 Years, No Central Bank Is Hiking • China Moves To Regulate ‘Blind’ Expansion Of Financial Holding Firms (R.) • Is This the End of Office of Special Counsel? (Alan Dershowitz) • A Purview of Dust (Kunstler) • Highest-Ranking House Democrat To Date Calls For Trump Impeachment (NBC) • US House Panel Seeks Grand Jury Evidence To Assess Trump Impeachment (R.) • It’s Time To Forget The Mueller-Fuelled

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