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Weekend Reading: It’s The Debt, Stupid

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, As I noted last Friday, the recently approved budget was an anathema to any fiscally conservative policy. As the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget stated: “Republicans in Congress laid out two visions in two budgets for our fiscal future, and today, they choose the path of gimmicks, debt, […]

Nobody’s Buying Hamptons Mega-Mansions Because ‘Small Is The New Big’

Any realtor worth their salt will tell you, when it comes to the home-buying habits of wealthy hedgies and bankers, gaudy McMansions and sprawling estates are so last season. Or, as they say in Greenwich: “Small is the new big." Owners of large homes in tony Hamptons neighborhoods hoping to cash in on a frothy […]

US Policy Paradox: How To Lose Friends And Influence Nothing

Authored by Adam Garrie via The Asia Times, When Paul Robeson belted out the lyric “I’m tired of living, and scared of dying,” he stumbled on to a paradox of emotional dissonance that could easily define the geo-strategic cognitive dissonance that the US exhibits when dealing with its fellow superpowers Russia and China. Time and […]

Korean War Part II: Why It’s Probably Going To Happen

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, Though a lot of people in my line of work (alternative economic and geopolitical analysis) tend to be accused of "doom mongering," I have to say personally I am not a big believer in "doom." At least, not in the way that the accusation insinuates. I don't believe in […]

The Secret History Of The Banking Crisis

Authored by Adam Tooze via ProspectMagazine.co.uk, Accounts of the financial crisis leave out the story of the secretive deals between banks that kept the show on the road. How long can the system be propped up for? It is a decade since the first tremors of what would become the Great Financial Crisis began to […]

Netflix Now Has More Subscribers Than Cable

Despite going all-in on Adam Sandler content – a bizarre choice – Netflix has managed to continue growing its subscriber base, recently reaching a new milestone: It now has more paying customers than Comcast Corp., Charter Communications and all other US cable companies combined. As Forbes reports, Netflix now has 50.85 million subscribers, surpassing cable's […]

Déjà Vu In The USD Bull Market?

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at What in God’s name is happening? It’s not a high. It’s a record high. Sweet mother of Mary… As we can see from the above chart courtesy of the FT, emerging markets sold a record amount of government debt in the first quarter of this year. More from the FT here: “Data from Dealogic, […]

Angry Turks Protest Near Rotterdam Consulate As Dutch Embassy In Turkey Closed Off

Update 2: Dutch authorities have arrested Turkey’s family minister and are deporting her to#Germany according to RTL. The escalation may lead to a spike by Turks in the Netherlands, with some speculating that a curfew is imminent: BREAKING | #Dutch authorities decided to arrest #Turkey‘s family minister and deport her to #Germany; operation to arrest […]

Lacy Hunt: 5 Impediments To Trumpian Growth (And Why Bond Yields Are Going Lower)

Authored by Van R. Hoisington and Lacy H. Hunt, Ph.D. via MauldinEconomics.com, Hoisington Quarterly Review and Outlook – 4Q2016 CHANGE? The 2016 presidential election has brought about widely anticipated changes in fiscal policy actions. First, tax reductions for both the household and corporate sectors along with a major reform of the tax code have been […]

As We Enter 2017, Keep The Big Picture In Mind

Submitted by Chris Martenson via PeakProsperity.com, The ‘meme’ circulating the internet and among my personal friend group is that 2016 was something of an awful year. Between a poisonous US election cycle, horrifying acts of senseless violence caused by refugees driving trucks in Europe, nightclub and other shootings, and high profile celebrity deaths it all […]