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Who will be the Most Powerful Person in the World?

Hint: It’s not the President, and not in a Dr. Evil kind of way.

And we’re back, after a brief hiatus. Investors will be concentrating on 3Q earnings and the latest on the potential new Fed Chair, and the ECB has their interest rate statement. 612 more words

China

How the Elite Dominate the World – Part 2: 99.9% of the Global Population Lives in a Country with a Central Bank

Even though the nations of the world are very deeply divided on almost everything else, somehow virtually all of them have been convinced that central banking is the way to go. 1,408 more words

Opinion

The problem with low rates and high debt loads

While rates are low in an absolute sense, they will be moving at a relatively fast pace when compared to recent history. A 1% increase on a loan was not so bad in the 1980’s, but today it could prove catastrophic. 148 more words

Investing

The Maestro's Monopoly Money

A few weeks ago I read that interest rates provide a signal for entrepreneurs. Huh, how can that be? Doesn’t the federal reserve set interest rates? 1,016 more words

Investing

Trump Is Expected to Pick the Federal Reserve Chair Next Week

(WASHINGTON) – President Donald Trump has concluded interviews with the five candidates he is considering to chair the Federal Reserve and could announce a decision as early as next week, a source familiar with the process said on Thursday. 536 more words

Leadership

Resurgent 'Populism' on the Increase in Europe, UK Inflation at Five Year High as Rates Set to Rise..

In a recent update I stated that because the IMF and the Bank for International Settlements were persisting with warnings about the dangers of ‘political uncertainty’ and ‘protectionism’, the narrative they have cultivated over the past 18 months would still have some distance to run and further expressions of ‘populism’ would be forthcoming. 1,560 more words

News

Ghost of 1987 crash spooking the markets

Friday is the 30th anniversary of Black Monday, the 1987 stock market crash, the largest one-day crash in the history of the Dow percentage wise. 222 more words

Economy