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America Loses When The Trade War Becomes A Currency War

This report was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com There has been a longstanding narrative in economic circles that no matter what crisis occurs the U.S. dollar is essentially invincible. I have never been one to buy into this assumption. Reason 1: Because I remember distinctly just before the derivatives and credit crisis in […]

The Federal Reserve Is Increasing The Pace Of Interest Rate Hikes Just In Time For The 2018 Mid-Term Elections

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email If the Federal Reserve really wanted to hurt the U.S. economy, the quickest way that it could do that would be by aggressively raising interest rates.  Lower interest rates make it less expensive to borrow money, and therefore economic activity tends to expand in a low interest rate environment.  Alternatively, higher […]

Prepare For Economic Crisis: Fund Managers Warn ‘It’s Going To Be UGLY’

Fund managers have been warning that an economic downturn is in the making, and they are prepared for it.  They say it’s “going to be ugly,” but how can you prepare for the coming economic crisis? The main culprit for the looming downturn, fund managers say, is the Federal Reserve, which is expected to again raise U.S. […]

18 Times The Fed Has Gone Through A Rate Hiking Cycle, And 18 Times It Has Caused A Huge Stock Market Decline And/Or A Recession

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Since 1913, the Federal Reserve has engaged in 18 distinct interest rate hiking campaigns, and in every single one of those instances the end result was a large stock market decline, a recession, or both.  Now we are in the 19th rate tightening cycle since 1913, but many of the experts […]

A Summer Of Disappointments Will Lead To An Extended Economic Crash

This report was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com The summer season is often about renewed hope and revelry in comfort, and this goes for economic comfort as much as anything else. In parallel to the old tale of The Ant And The Grasshopper, we are all tempted to act like the grasshopper, forget about […]

“Mayday, Mayday, Mayday”: 13 Random Revelations from April, 2018

This article was originally published by Doug “Uncola” Lynn at TheTollOnline.com As we travel the stormy seas on the way to our forthcoming destination, thirteen revelations from April, 2018 are now randomly recorded by this mate as follows: 1.) According to a April 22-24, 2018 Fox News poll of 1,014 randomly chosen registered voters nationwide:  Two-thirds said it […]

Leading Investor: The Next Financial Downturn Will Be Caused By Corporate Debt

The last recession in 2008 was spurred by excessive debt in the private sector, mostly in the housing market.  But this time, it’ll be worst and much more difficult, as the problem will be caused by corporate debt, according to several leading investors. The ensuing downturn could be immediate and sharp, once the bull market […]

Peter Schiff: ‘The Fed Is Like Mr. Magoo! We Are Headed For A Massive Financial Crisis’

Peter Schiff has been saying that even though the stock market is on a slow downward slide, the biggest problem is actually in the bond market. Last week, Schiff warned us to be wary of the calm before the storm, and this week, he said most, including the Federal Reserve, are oblivious to the upcoming […]

Doug Duncan: Even US Government Economists Predict Trouble Ahead

This report was originally published by Adam Taggart at PeakProsperity.com Doug Duncan is not your average beltway economist. The chief economist for Fannie Mae is surprisingly outspoken about the troublesome outlook for the US economy. He’s worried about the rising cost of debt service as outstanding credit continues to mount at the same time interest […]

Doug Duncan: Even US Government Economists Predict Trouble Ahead

This report was originally published by Adam Taggart at PeakProsperity.com Doug Duncan is not your average beltway economist. The chief economist for Fannie Mae is surprisingly outspoken about the troublesome outlook for the US economy. He’s worried about the rising cost of debt service as outstanding credit continues to mount at the same time interest […]