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Tyranny Of The PhDs

Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Sad to say, you haven’t seen nothin’ yet. The world is drifting into financial entropy, and it is going to get steadily worse. That’s because the emerging stock market slump isn’t just another cyclical correction; it’s the opening phase of the end-game. That is, the end game of the PhD […]

The Pension Bubble: How The Defaults Will Occur

              The Pension Bubble: How The Defaults Will Occur Written by Peter Diekmeyer (CLICK FOR ORIGINAL)     Experts worry about stock, bond and real estate market excesses. But a bubble is forming that dwarfs them all: in pension plans. Millions of Americans and Canadians who are counting on […]

Relating To The Struggle: Here Is How Much Federal Reserve Bank Presidents Made In 2015

As the economy struggles and wage growth stagnates, everyone can rest easy knowing that the Federal Reserve bank presidents are getting paid quite nicely for all of their efforts. While wages grew 2.6% (at best) In 2015, Fed presidents saw a 4% average salary increase. And before anyone says that the presidents took one for […]

Fed’s Williams Says “I Don’t Know What We’ll Do In June”

Some were concerned earlier today, when SF Fed’s John Williams said that he sees about 2-3 rate hikes in 2016, followed by another 3-4 in 2017, suggesting a grand total between 5 and 7 more rate hikes over the next 18 months. However, those fears were promptly dissiptated when as Williams himself admitted during the […]

Key Events In The Coming Week

Following last week’s lull in global macro, it’s a busy start to the week in which we get the latest deluge of global flash PMIs, while the US economic calendar is loaded with New Home Sales data, Trade Balance, Initial Claims, UMichigan sentiment and the revised US Q1 GDP print on Friday. But perhaps the […]

Citi Warns “Something Seems To Be Going On Here” As Rate Hike Fears Storm Back

It all started with a speech by the Atlanta Fed’s Dennis Lockhart and San Francisco Fed’s John Williams yesterday who said that two rate hikes may be warranted this year. Both Fed presidents suggested that they continue to see two to three rate hikes this year. Lockhart also added that markets are currently more pessimistic […]

Copper Slides To Three Month Low Despite Flat Futures, Oil; Dollar Rise Continues

After two violently volatile days in which the market soared (Monday) then promptly retraced all gains (Tuesday), the overnight session has been relatively calm with futures and oil both unchanged even as the BBG dollar index rose to the highest level since April 4. This took place despite a substantial amount of macro data from […]

“If You’ve Got Gold, You’ve Got Money; If Not, You’ve Got A Problem”

Submitted by Rory Hall via SprottMoney.com, Akin to ancient Rome, the United States has over-extended herself. She has created a climate that could easily be transformed into a war on a slight pretext. Wars, as it is well known are also a means a nation can extricate itself from debt and financial responsibility. – The […]

Key U.S. Events In The Coming Week

In the traditional post payrolls data lull, we’re kicking off what’s set to be a much quieter week for data this week with just German factory orders data and the latest Sentix investor confidence reading for the Euro area this morning. There is nothing of note due to be released in the US on Monday. […]

If You’ve Got Gold, You’ve Got Money; If You Haven’t Got Gold, You’ve Got a Problem

      If You’ve Got Gold, You’ve Got Money; If You Haven’t Got Gold, You’ve Got a Problem Posted with permission and written by Rory Hall, The Daily Coin (CLICK FOR ORIGINAL)       Akin to ancient Rome, the United States has over-extended herself. She has created a climate that could easily be […]