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Category Archives: Recession

In The Shadows Of Black Monday – “Volatility Isn’t Broken… The Market Is”

Authored by Christopher Cole via Artemis Capital Management, Volatility and the Alchemy of Risk The Ouroboros, a Greek word meaning ‘tail devourer’, is the ancient symbol of a snake consuming its own body in perfect symmetry. The imagery of the Ouroboros evokes the infinite nature of creation from destruction. The sign appears across cultures and […]

Key Charts: Gold is Cheap and US Recession May Be Closer Than Think

goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / October 21, 2017 by Dominic Frisby of Money Week Every year, Ronald-Peter Stoeferle and Mark J Valek of investment and asset management company Incrementum put together the report In Gold We Trust – 160-plus pages of charts and thoughts, mostly gold-related, on the state of the world’s finances. There’s so much to look at and consider. […]

Low Interest Rates Subsidize Wealthy Households

mises.org / Hal Snarr / October 22, 2017 When the economy begins to sink into recession, politicians, mainstream economists, policy wonks, and the Federal Reserve begin beating the economic stimulus drum. Politicians, however, disagree over the type of stimulus to implement. The center-left party proposes greater expenditures on public assistance programs. The center-right party supports permanent […]

Staggering Chart Shows Your Personal Share Of Your State’s Underfunded Pension

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Oct 18, 2017 Back in March we shared the staggering results of a Bankrate survey which found that the average American household couldn’t afford to write a measly $500 check in the event of an unexpected emergency (see: “The Reality Is, Half Of Americans Can’t Afford To Write A $500 Check”).  Of […]

Staggering Chart Shows Your Personal Share Of Your State’s Underfunded Pension

Back in March we shared the staggering results of a Bankrate survey which found that the average American household couldn’t afford to write a measly $500 check in the event of an unexpected emergency (see: “The Reality Is, Half Of Americans Can’t Afford To Write A $500 Check”).  Of course, as we note frequently, while […]

Is The Aramco IPO On The Brink Of Collapse?

Authored by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com, In what could be a humiliating decision, Saudi Aramco is considering not staging an IPO next year as planned, due to the difficulty of pulling off an international listing. On Friday, the Financial Times reported that Aramco is weighing a different strategy: selling stakes in the company to private […]

“Long Nasdaq” Takes Over From “Long Bitcoin” As Wall Street’s Most Crowded Trade

Last month, Bank of America’s survey of active investors revealed something striking: for the first time in history, the response to what the professional community perceived as the most crowded trade on Wall Street, was “Long Bitcoin” (according to 26% of respondents), followed by “Long Nasdaq”, while “Short US Dollars” was in third spot. One […]

“This Is The Catalyst For Everything”: Deutsche Sees Only Two More Rate Hikes Before The Fed Loses Control

In his latest weekend note, One River CIO Eric Peters discussed, among other topics, what he thought would be the nightmare scenario if not for the current, then certainly next Fed chairman: a world in which despite the Fed’s best intentions (and we use the term loosely), the Fed continued to hike rates without any […]

Recession Red Flag Rears Its Ugly Head – Treasury Yield Curve Crashes To Post-Crisis Flats

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Oct 16, 2017 Probably nothing… The last two times the spread between 30Y and 5Y Treasury bonds was below 90bps, the US economy entered recession… *** And the 2s10s curve is tumbling too – to its flattest since the crisis… READ MORE The post Recession Red Flag Rears Its Ugly Head – Treasury […]

Nuclear Stupidity: Tillerson Says Diplomacy Continues Till First Bomb Drops

 The following artice by David Haggith was published on The Great Recession Blog: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says President Donald Trump wants him to push forward on diplomacy with North Korea “until the first bomb drops.” (Bloomberg)   Brilliant! That means until the first entire city is destroyed. At least, that is what it could […]