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Notes From Underground: On Bondage to the Hallucinations of Global Policy Makers

Over the weekend there was a new and improved G-20 communique, which was supposed to offer reassurance that the primary economic decision makers have things under control. 892 more words


Humpty Dumpty European Union Banks -- Still Broken!

Instead of the children’s poem “Humpty Dumpty,” we can use European Union banks instead.

EU banks sat on a wall,
EU banks had a great fall. 60 more words


Will the Gold Bull be Back after the Summer is Over

By Frank Holmes, CEO and Chief Investment Officer for US Global Investors

Looking more Las Vegas casino than Oval Office, the stage Donald Trump delivered his nomination acceptance speech from Thursday was all gold, from the stairs to the podium, completely befitting of his showman-like style. 751 more words

Independent Analyis

Chief Economist's Weekly Brief - Filtering through

Every UK data release is being closely analysed in the post-Brexit world. But it’s still early days. It’ll be a good number of weeks, probably months, before we have a better handle on the impact of the result. 1,109 more words


Waiting For Godot: US Treasury "Real Time" 10Y-2Y Yield Curve Breaks Below 50

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is waiting for “overwhelming evidence” of a stout economy before she takes action.

(Bloomberg) For Federal Reserve officials, getting better never seems to rise to good enough. 241 more words


The Portuguese banking crisis of 2016 is ongoing

It was only on Friday that I found myself analysing again the problems and travails of the Italian banking system and this morning we find that its Euro area twin the Portuguese banking system is in further trouble as well. 1,297 more words

General Economics

Events This Week (25.07.16)

Monday July 25

  • German IFO results, July (09:00)
  • Results:  Ryanair

Tuesday July 26

  • Results:  Apple, McDonald’s, Twitter, Caterpillar

Wednesday July 27

  • Central Bank of Ireland Quarterly Bulletin, Q3 2016…
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