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When Fed’s ‘Magic Pills’ Backfired

In today’s global monetary system, money is created out of thin air — like magic — but it can disappear even faster. Almost …

We Are Going To Find Out If An Immense Asset Bubble Can Be Carefully And Purposefully Deleveraged

By Jeffrey P. Snider Some people are getting very nervous about China, and as usual that stems from a misreading of the Chinese intentions.

Monetary Movements & Economic Mirage

While we entered 2015 with the Federal Reserve talking confidently about lift-off and how many rate increases there would be by the end …

US Stocks Are Back In The Lead: ETF Performance Review Of Major Asset Classes

US Stocks Are Back In The LeadETF Performance Review: Major Asset Classes | 19 May 2015 | The Capital Spectator The US stock …

Why Bonds Are No Longer a “Safe Haven”

  Bonds: A Crowded Trade In the financial markets, we have been waiting for a crash of U.S.

Are They About To Confiscate Money From Bank Accounts In Greece Just Like They Did In Cyprus?

  Do you remember what happened when Cyprus decided to defy the EU?  In the end, the entire banking system of the nation …

U.S. Recession Probability Analysis

Last week’s disappointing economic news has raised new worries about business cycle risk for the US. It’s still premature to assume the worst, …

Stock Market on Life Support from Central Banks

Is this the chart of a healthy stock market? The consensus view is either 1) yes, by definition, because charts don’t matter because the …

U.S. Economy Closer To A Recession Than Recovery

“It is hard to imagine any time in history when such rampant pessimism about the economy has existed with so little evidence of …

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