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Category Archives: Interest Rates

Fed’s Kaplan Makes A Stark Admission: Equilibrium Rate May Be As Low As 0.25%

As we have hammered away at for years, “the math doesn’t work”, and it appears The Fed just admitted it. In a stunning admission that i) US economic potential is lower than consensus assumes and ii) that the Fed is finally considering the gargantuan US debt load in its interest rate calculations, moments ago the […]

“So What Did We Learn From Yellen?”: Deutsche, Goldman Explain

For those still unsure what Yellen’s rambling, disjointed press conference meant yesterday, or are still in shock over the Fed’s admitted confusion by the “mystery” that is inflation, here is a quick recap courtesy of Deutsche Bank and Goldman, explaining what we (probably) learned from the Fed and Yellen yesterday. First, here is DB’s Jim […]

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 Alt-Market.com 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. […]

The Middle Class Is Being Destroyed: Now Only 25 Percent Of All Americans Have $10,000 Or More In Savings

We just got more evidence that the middle class is being systematically eviscerated.  According to a GOBankingRates survey that was just released, more than half the country has less than $1,000 in savings.  So in the event of a major economic disaster of some kind, over 50 percent of the nation is going to be […]

Hillary Almost Proposed ‘A Universal Basic Income’ In 2016, And The Idea Is Catching Fire Among Grassroots Democrats

Should you get free money from the U.S. government every month simply for being alive?  That may sound like a crazy idea to many of us, but the truth is that this will likely be one of the biggest political issues in the 2020 presidential election.  At this point, 40 percent of all Americans already […]

Debt Nightmare: Does Anyone Actually Care That Our Exploding National Debt Is Destroying Our Future?

When will America finally wake up?  The borrower is the servant of the lender, and we now have a colossal 20 trillion dollar chain around our collective ankles.  We have willingly enslaved ourselves, our children and our grandchildren, and yet our addiction is so insatiable that we continue to add more than 100 million dollars […]

Ron Paul Warns “50% Stock Market Plunge Conceivable… And It Won’t Be Trump’s Fault”

This report was originally published by Tyler Durden at ZeroHedge.com The former Republican Congressman from Texas believes escalating dysfunction in Washington will create even more pain for Wall Street. Speaking on CNBC’s Futures Now, Ron Paul warned: “A 50 percent pullback is conceivable…I don’t believe it’s ten years off. I don’t even believe it’s a year off. “ Paul noted […]

Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan Ominously Warns That The Biggest Bond Bubble In History Is About To Burst

Are we right on the verge of one of the greatest financial collapses in American history?  I have been repeatedly warning that our ridiculously over-inflated stock market bubble could burst at any time, but former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan believes that the bond bubble actually presents an even greater danger.  When you look at […]

Did the Sub-Prime 2.0 Bubble Just Burst?

As you know, we’ve been tracking the sub-prime auto-loan industry closely. Our view is that this industry represents the worst of the worst excesses of our current credit bubble, much as the subprime mortgage industry represented the worst of the worst in excess for the Housing Bubble. For this reason, we refer to sub-prime auto-loans […]

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Spike To Highest Since Lehman

For only the third time since Lehman, the price of liquidity in the Hong Kong Dollar interbank markets has exploded higher. Overnight HKD Hibor soared over 60 basis points to 0.71407% in Monday trading – the highest since October 2008…   Note that the two previous spikes were around year-end, so this is unusual in […]