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Former Financial Regulator Bill Black Reviews 'The Big Short'

Jessica Desvarieux talks to former financial regulator Bill Black who reviews the highlights and holes of the film The Big Short. Bill Black is also the author of… 25 more words

Financial Crisis

"When The Applause Dies For Jeb Bush": He Misjudged The Depth Of The Anger And Division Within His Own Party

“Please clap,” Jeb Bush wryly told a subdued crowd in New Hampshire last week, a moment that epitomizes his problem.

The pundits call it lack of traction. 766 more words


Interested in Global Economics?

Who would have thought that an oil glut could be the trigger for a financial disaster, when all these years we have been worried about “peak oil”? 1,007 more words

World Issues

How Long Will The Next Bear Market Last

While it may not feel this way, it has been nearly nine months now since the U.S. stock market has set a new all-time high. Since the last intraday peak on the S&P 500 Index at 2134.72, stocks are down by more than -12% through Friday’s trading. 85 more words

Market Outlook

No, the Rocket Mortgage Ad Is Not the Sign of Another Financial Apocalypse

Quicken Loans is taking flack for its Super Bowl ad, which focused on a new website, Rocket Mortgage, designed to make it easier to get a mortgage, so easy that you can do so on your phone. 788 more words

Is A Financial Crisis Being Covered Up?

Is a financial crisis being covered up? What do you make of the Fed Capital Account charts? One thing to remember – when these huge financial upheavals occur, you find out the day after they’ve tried to patch things up. 7 more words


Bill Bonner: “We Have Got a Lot More Nonsense Coming”

Dear Reader,

This is the second part of the interview with Bill Bonner.

He founded Agora Inc. in 1979. With his friend and colleague Addison Wiggin, he co-wrote the  2,357 more words