News July, 2017

shiller: stagnant consumers fear a economically catastrophic event May 25, 2017 - 07:08:43 PDT

Shiller: Stagnant Consumers Fear a Economically Catastrophic Event

Why is all this economic life support necessary, and why for so long? Read More »

michael hudson: the how and why of housing and education bubbles May 25, 2017 - 07:08:27 PDT

Michael Hudson: The How and Why of Housing and Education Bubbles

Even though housing prices are back up at 2008 levels homeownership is at a much lower level and banks have their loans guaranteed by the US government. Read More »

quantitative tightening: the fed's new very bad idea May 25, 2017 - 07:11:46 PDT

Quantitative Tightening: The Fed's New Very Bad Idea

The Fed intends to reverse Quantitative Easing beginning later this year. That is a very bad idea that could inflict severe damage on the economy and destroy your wealth. Read More »

q2 gdp to suffer as retail, wholesale inventories tumble in april May 25, 2017 - 06:04:11 PDT

Q2 GDP to Suffer as Retail, Wholesale Inventories Tumble in April

The biggest driver of the drop was a 0.5% MoM drop in Motor Vehicle inventories. This does not bode well for Q2 GDP... Read More »

23 million people will lose health coverage under the revised gop bill May 25, 2017 - 05:58:35 PDT

23 Million People Will Lose Health Coverage Under the Revised GOP Bill

A health-care bill passed by House Republicans would increase the number of uninsured by 23 million and make coverage costlier for those who need it most, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Read More »

san francisco goes from first to worst in u.s. home-price gauge May 25, 2017 - 05:54:07 PDT

San Francisco Goes from First to Worst in U.S. Home-Price Gauge

San Francisco, which in recent years had the biggest home-price gain in the U.S., was the country’s weakest market in the first quarter, with values falling for the first time since 2011. Read More »

california million-dollar home sales hit an all time high May 25, 2017 - 05:50:21 PDT

California Million-Dollar Home Sales Hit an All Time High

...a surging stock market & other forces lifted sales of $1 million-plus homes to the highest level ever for a first quarter. Read More »

toronto homeowners are suddenly in a rush to sell May 25, 2017 - 05:34:31 PDT

Toronto Homeowners Are Suddenly in a Rush to Sell

Home Capital woes combined with new taxes begin to cool Canada's hottest market Read More »

new argument to raise rates – rent inflation! May 25, 2017 - 05:33:09 PDT

New Argument to Raise Rates – Rent Inflation!

There are those in the Fed who are desperate to find an excuse to raise interest rates. The one being bantered about is the Fed needs to raise rates to help the.... Read More »

beware of central bankers bearing gifts May 25, 2017 - 05:26:46 PDT

Beware of Central Bankers Bearing Gifts

At $12.73 trillion, household debt sits at a record high. We’re told to look the other way, that it’s a nominal figure & more importantly that debt as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) is nowhere near where it was back in the bad old days... Read More »

big problem with the fed's plan to unwind its gigantic balance sheet May 25, 2017 - 05:24:36 PDT

Big Problem with the Fed's Plan to Unwind Its Gigantic Balance Sheet

The trouble is, Fed officials will eagerly admit they have little clue how their actions will impact financial markets and, in turn, borrowing costs. Read More »

bernanke: boj may need to coordinate new fiscal plan to lift inflation May 25, 2017 - 05:20:19 PDT

Bernanke: BOJ May Need to Coordinate New Fiscal Plan to Lift Inflation

Former Fed Chair Bernanke said on Wednesday the BOJ may need to make a temporary commitment to allow inflation Read More »

ecb faces impossible choice: german overheating or italian debt storm May 25, 2017 - 05:08:20 PDT

ECB Faces Impossible Choice: German Overheating or Italian Debt Storm

The eurozone's monetary woes never end. They mutate into a different form as the economic cycle matures, just as intractable in good times as in recession. Read More »

bnp paribas to pay $350 million to settle new york currency-rigging May 25, 2017 - 05:06:46 PDT

BNP Paribas to pay $350 million to settle New York currency-rigging

French bank BNP Paribas on Wednesday agreed to pay $350 million to New York’s banking watchdog to resolve a probe of misconduct in its foreign exchange business, which the regulator said enhanced the bank's profits at customers' expense. Read More »

storing and hiding your gold at home

Storing and Hiding Your Gold at Home

Storing Gold at home can feel like a scary choice but it can be the right choice depending on the space, means of storage and safety of that decision. Read More »





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