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The Divergence Between ‘Hard’ & ‘Soft’ Data Explained (And Republican Bulls Won’t Like It)

Another dataset, another head-scratching disparity between ostensibly fulsome confidence and evidently sluggish activity.  While markets get whipsawed reacting to divergent hard and soft data points, the question that traders need to ask is whether this gap makes any sense. Bloomberg's Macro Strategist Cameron Crise may have the answer… If you're willing to believe that survey […]

Empty Shelves and Madness: A Minor Winter Storm Drove People Into “Panic Buying of Food And Basics”

Can you picture empty store shelves? A couple of weeks ago, in early January, there was a relatively minor storm in the South and Southeast U.S. Cold weather, threat of the power going out, snow and ice and empty store shelves. This wasn’t the big one. And yet it was enough to bring things to […]

A Reckoning Is Coming: “I Am More Hedged Than Ever” Warns Icahn

This article was written by Tyler Durden and originally published at Zero Hedge. Editor’s Comment: It is what the middle class and poor have been feeling for nearly a decade now, it is the reality that is being held up only by corrupt monetary policies and political interests. It is the great storm which can […]

Economic Hardship Not Just Causing Poverty But “Destruction of Human Hopes and Dreams”

This article was written by Tyler Durden and originally published at Zero Hedge. Editor’s Comment: We can talk about it in terms of the numbers of people out of the labor force, the decline of manufacturing, the rise in the cost of living, the harsh penalties under zero percent interest rates for investment and equity. […]

Birth Pangs of the Next Depression: “If the Price of Oil Stays at This Level, We’re Going to Have a Total Financial Nightmare…”

This article was originally published by Michael Snyder at his Economic Collapse Blog. Editor’s Note: As we are all entangled in a larger global economy at this point, the globe is collectively headed down a path together. Like it or not – and many of us do not – it is too late to recognize […]

If Everything Is Just Fine, Why Are So Many Really Smart People Forecasting Economic Disaster?

The parallels between the false prosperity of 2007 and the false prosperity of 2014 are rather striking.  If we go back and look at the numbers in the fall of 2007, we find that the Dow set an all-time high in October, margin debt on Wall Street had spiked to record levels, the unemployment rate […]

A Forecast Of Our Energy Future; Why Common Solutions Don’t WorkA Forecast Of Our Energy Future; Why Common Solutions Don’t Work / by Tyler Durden on 02/01/2014 16:16 Submitted by Gail Tverberg via Our Finite World blog, In order to understand what solutions to our energy predicament will or won’t work, it is necessary to understand the true nature of our energy predicament. Most solutions fail because analysts assume that the nature of our energy problem is quite different […]

Nonfarm Payrolls Will Beat Big Time Says Quick and Dirty Forecast Using ADP / By Lee Adler / March 6, 2013 The headline nonfarm payrolls number will beat the consensus economists’ forecast of a gain of 165,000 reported by major financial media organizations.  That’s based on this chart showing the ADP private payrolls data for February along with the BLS nonfarm payrolls data. With the caveat that the ADP data is highly idealized, […]

Rothschild Sees Game Over – Rothschild Plan of 2013 Breaking w Lord Myners Link

Rothschild history no longer applies, protecting your bank and business by international “salt and peppering” no longer works. Reuters is now running a “story” that a secret program instructs banks to have liquidation plans for “worst case scenarios” in which the government would not be able to effect a bailout. I provide commentary on unverified […]

Warren Pollock – Forecast Disaster 2016, "Extinction" of Earth, Inc

Part of a series at This presentation explains (and forecasts) near term future events based on a mutually exclusive dichotomy of possibilities explained in a short work by R Buckminster Fuller circa 1947 entitled “Earth, Inc.” 1) The world “can transition from an overall remedial to a preventive pathology.” 2. Paraphrase – War represents […]