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Don’t Bet on Deflation Lasting Forever… by Bill Bonner

By now the emperor is naked and should have been arrested for indecent exposure: the world’s central banks’ have utterly failed to spark anything resembling a normal business-cycle upswing. 488 more words


We're in an inflationary depression, with serious trouble ahead

The statistics offered by the government and the FED are not to be trusted. We’ve long known that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is manipulated in ways that are intended to mask the increases in the true cost of living for the average American. 262 more words

Finance And Economics

Fitch reveals the $2trillion black hole in China's economy that heralds a lost decade, by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard

How much longer can China keep avoiding the consequences of its monstrous debt load by throwing more debt at it? From Ambrose Evans-Pritchard at telegraph.co.uk: 354 more words


German Politicians Are Getting Nervous About Deutsche Bank, by Tyler Durden

In the over-leveraged and interconnected global financial system, if German politicians are getting nervous about systemically important Deutsche Bank, the rest of us should be nervous about everything else. 586 more words


Time to “Be Alarmed” about Emerging Market Debt: UN, by Don Quijones

There is a lot of emerging market debt out there, much of it denominated in currencies other than that of the issuer. From Don Quijones at wolfstreet.com: 526 more words


Why the Coming Wave of Defaults Will Be Devastating, by Charles Hugh Smith

The global economy is more leveraged than at any time in history, which means this next debt bust is going to be one for the ages. 503 more words


No, the Fed Doesn't Have a Plan. Yes, the Fed Really is Monetizing Government Debt, by Jeff Deist

It’s all about financing the government, and everything else is window dressing. From Jeff Deist at mises.org:

Oh, what a difference a few years make. 583 more words