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Category Archives: Nouriel

Weekend Reading: $7 Trillion To Manipulate Prices

Authoreed by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, As the stock market continues to press new highs, the level of optimism climbs with it. I discussed yesterday Richard Thaler’s, a recent recipient of the Nobel Price in Economics, comments about not understanding the current “irrationality of investors relating to their investing behavior.” What is interesting is that […]

Nouriel Roubini’s “Good, Bad, & Ugly” Scenarios For The Global Economy

Authored by Nouriel Roubini via Project Syndicate, The International Monetary Fund, which in recent years had characterized global growth as the “new mediocre,” recently upgraded its World Economic Outlook. But is the IMF right to think that the recent growth spurt will continue over the next few years, or is a temporary cyclical upswing about […]

Weekend Reading: Yellen Lets Doves Fly

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestment Advice.com, As I noted in yesterday’s missive, Yellen’s recent testimony on Capitol Hill sent robots frantically chasing asset prices on Thursday even before testimony began. The catalyst was the release of prepared testimony which included this one single sentence: “Because the neutral rate is currently quite low by historical […]

Weekend Reading: The Everything Bump

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, I received an email this morning that is symptomatic of the current psychology prevailing in the market currently: “It seems to me like much of the market movement these days due by the huge increase in algo-driven trading and also by direct or indirect CB intervention. Every time you […]

Do Wars Help or HURT the Economy?

Does Defense Spending Stimulate the Economy and Create Jobs … Or Is It BAD for the Economy? Preface: Trump wants to drastically increase military spending.  At the same time, France, China, Japan and other countries are ramping up their military spending. An understanding of the effect on the economy is therefore timely. A number of […]

ZeroHedge: Economists DESTROY the Myth that War Is Good for the Economy

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Debunking the Stubborn Myth that War Is Good for the Economy About.com notes: One of the more enduring myths in Western society is that wars are somehow good for the economy. It is vital for policy-makers, economists and the public to […]

Weekend Reading: Intelligent Asininity

Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, This past week, the bulls pushed the markets above the downtrend resistance that has held in place since the highs of last year. Of course, while prices have been lofted higher, the deterioration of the fundamental and economic underpinnings have accelerated as reflected by the rush into bonds driving yields […]

ZeroHedge: Weekend Reading: Should I Stay Or Should I Go

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, It has been interesting as of late reading the numerous views espousing the value of “indexing” and lamenting the short-term underperformance of some fund manager. What is more interesting is a large majority of these […]

ZeroHedge: This Incredibly Reckless Policy Is Gaining Momentum

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Via HardAssetsAlliance.com, I was sure I misread the title, because everyone instinctively knows this policy is a bad idea… right? But I didn’t misread it. And it was far from the only article in support of it. The title was […]

ZeroHedge: Weekend Reading: The Fourth Turning

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Last week, I interviewed the author of “The Fourth Turning”, economist and demographer Neil Howe on “The Lance Roberts Show.” The discussion focused on the demographic shift that is currently occurring in the United States […]