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Category Archives: Financial Stress

This Is One Of The Big Reasons Why So Many Families Are Feeling Extreme Financial Stress

When the cost of living rises faster than paychecks do year after year, eventually that becomes a very big problem.  For quite some time I have been writing about the shrinking middle class, and one of the biggest culprits is inflation.  Every month, tens of millions of American families struggle to pay the bills, and […]

Credit Markets Suggest Caution

financialsense.com / CHRIS PUPLAVA / 09/28/2015 Deterioration in the credit markets increases the probability of lower prices ahead with a cautious stance toward equities warranted as financial stress remains elevated. Junk bond credit default swap spreads (red line, bottom panel) are blowing out to their highest levels since 2012. Investment grade CDS (blue line, bottom panel) are also […]

Guess What Happened The Last Time The U.S. Dollar Skyrocketed In Value Like This?…

Over the past decade, there has been only one other time when the value of the U.S. dollar has increased by so much in such a short period of time.  That was in mid-2008 – just before the greatest financial crash since the Great Depression.  A surging U.S. dollar also greatly contributed to the Latin […]