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Category Archives: Evans-Pritchard

Global Deflation Alert: Chinese Credit Creation Tumbles To 27 Month Low

At the end of November, we showed a troubling observation for China – and global – macro watchers from Axiom’s Gordon Johnson: for the first time ever, record Chinese credit creation had failed to stimulate the economy, and in fact the exact opposite appeared to be unfolding – economic growth is slowing across a number […]

China’s Shadow-Lending Ecosystem Could Be As Large As $40 Trillion, PBOC Guesses

Authored by Deep Throat at Deep Throat Blog Today, I'd like to take some time to revisit a couple of related topics that we first started discussing a few years ago. I am, of course, referring to the burgeoning increases in China's Debt levels, Shadow Bank Assets (loans) and M2, along with a high-level analysis […]

John Mauldin: “One Of These 3 Black Swans Will Trigger A Global Recession”

Authored by John Mauldin via MauldinEconomics.com, Exactly 10 years ago, we were months way from a world-shaking financial crisis. By late 2006, we had an inverted yield curve steep to be a high-probability indicator of recession. I estimated at that time that the losses would be $400 billion at a minimum. Yet, most of my […]

Weekend Reading: Stuck In The Middle – Again

Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, I have written previously about being stuck in a trading range. “Over the past couple of months, we have continued to drift from one economic report, or Central Bank meeting, to the next. Each report and meeting have continued to leave market participants confused as to what is going […]

Weekend Reading: A Market In Stasis

Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, The market hangs in a virtual stasis. Over the past couple of months, we have continued to drift from one economic report, or Central Bank meeting, to the next. Each report and meeting have continued to leave market participants confused as to what is going to happen next. Is […]

Weak Chinese Trade Data Confirms Global Slowdown, Imports Tumble

While central banks continue to “print” liquidity, now at a pace of nearly $200 billion per month, they are unable to print trade, perhaps the single best indicator of deteriorating global economic conditions. The latest confirmation came overnight from China, which reported more disappointing trade data for the month of July, as exports and especially […]

The End Of IMF Credibility (Or Why Christine Lagarde Should Be Fired… But Won’t Be)

Submitted by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, The IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) issued a report a few days ago entitled ‘The IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal’. It is so damning for managing director Christine Lagarde and her closest associates, that it’s hard to see, certainly at first […]

Weekend Reading: Bre-lief?

Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Quite a week. Last week, the markets rallied in anticipation Britain would “Remain” in the European Union which reversed the sell-off from the previous week. Despite a variety of polls and betting sites showing rising odds of Britain remaining in the EU, the “inconceivable” occurred last Thursday proving everyone wrong. […]

ZeroHedge: The First Casualty Of Brexit: Italy Prepares €40 Billion Bank Bailout

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Barely has the market had time to digest last week’s Brexit vote by the UK, a vote which may never actually be implemented if the “sturm und drang” campaign unleashed by the EU and the ECB on UK capital markets […]

ZeroHedge: Who Is The “European Movement” And Why The Answer May Change How You Vote On “Brexit”

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Professor Richard A. Werner, D.Phil. (Oxon) EU Basics – Your Guide to the Referendum The British people should be clear about just what they will be voting on at the EU referendum this Thursday. What does it actually […]