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This Is The Real Threat To Us All: “Don’t Be Fooled By The Magic Show”

The following article was originally published by Brandon Smith of Federal Reserve Will Continue Cutting Economic Life Support by Brandon Smith I remember back in mid-2013 when the Federal Reserve fielded the notion of a “taper” of quantitative easing measures. More specifically, I remember the response of mainstream economic analysts as well as the alternative economic community. […]

“Today Is The Day” – One Trader Takes A ‘Dark Side’ Stab Ahead Of J-Hole / by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist blog / Aug 25, 2017  8:02 AM Today is the day. Both Draghi and Yellen speak later at Jackson Hole. Although expectations for market moving news have been damped down, the market might be getting a little too complacent. Over the past month or so, bond markets have been drifting higher on the […]

In Watershed Event, Europe Unveils Plan To Securitize Sovereign Debt / by Tyler Durden / May 30, 2017  3:13 PM Less than a decade after various complex, synthetic, squared, cubed and so on securitized debt structures nearly brought down the financial system, here come “Sovereign Bond-Backed Securities.” Moments ago, the FT reported that in a watershed event for the European – and global – bond markets, Brussels […]

European Spreads Widen as France’s Fillon Flounders — Le Pen Looms / Dr. Fly / Feb 6, 2017  Can you smell that rancid odor? It’s the end of globalism. France’s Fillon will attempt to save his political career today, scheduling a press conference to discuss the fact that his wife and two children made over $967k in public funds for doing nothing, all the while Le Pen […]

“Cheapest” US Treasuries In 3 Years Spark Japanese Bond Selling, Send 10Y JGB Yields Positive At 8-Month Highs / by Tyler Durden / Nov 15, 2016 At 225bps, the extra yield gained from buying 10Y US Treasuries over 10Y JGBs appears to have been the catalyst for tonight’s sudden moves in bond markets. The widest spread since 2013 has sparked JGB selling (10Y JGB yields +2bps broke above 0.00% and back at their highest […]

In The Coming Financial Wipeout, This Will Figure Prominently, And Not In A Good Way / October 27, 2016 In the coming financial wipeout, this will figure prominently, and not in a good way. By Bill Fleckenstein President Of Fleckenstein Capital October 27 (King World News) – Overnight bond markets were quite weak again and it is looking more and more like the bond blowoff that began last summer now clearly has ended […]

Get Ready For The Mother Of All Stock Market Corrections Once Central Banks Cease Their Money Printing / By JEREMY WARNER, The Telegraph • September 22, 2016 Undue tightening by the US Federal Reserve could set off a perfect storm of recessionary effects Global stock and bond markets have been all over the place of late. Rarely have investors been so lacking in conviction. Confusion as to future direction reigns, and with good reason after the […]

One Of The Greats Warns We Are Now Having To Deal With Events Never Seen Before In History / August 16, 2016 On a day when the U.S. dollar fell more than 1 percent and crude oil rallied 1.5 percent, we are now having to deal with events never seen before in history. By Bill Fleckenstein President Of Fleckenstein Capital August 16 (King World News) – Overnight stock and bond markets both lost a […]

A New Set of Crises for the EU / Brendan Brown / 07/13/2016 European monetary union and free movement of peoples from impoverished East to the rich West will likely be twins in death as they were at birth. It has been a slow but steadfast journey from the Paris-Berlin accords on monetary union and EU enlargement in the 1990s to the biggest symptom […]

We Are Now Entering The “Discovery” Phase Of Financial Collapse / by James H Kunstler via, on 12/21/2015 12:19 Theory du jour: the new Star Wars movie is sucking in whatever meager disposable lucre remains among the economically-flayed mid-to-lower orders of America. In fact, I propose a new index showing an inverse relationship between Star Wars box office receipts and soundness of the financial commonweal. […]