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Aug 2, 2021 - 09:33:50 PDT

What if REAL Mortgage Rates Were Based on Real Estate Inflation Rates? How About -13.815%?

REAL mortgage rates, defined as the Freddie Mac 30-year rate LESS alternative measures of inflation, vary from -1.189% (based on today’s PCE Deflator YoY) to -13.815% (based on the largest as…

Aug 2, 2021 - 09:23:13 PDT

July Research Letter: Crescat

The US stock market is 51% overvalued and at risk of a 34% decline. The catalyst is inflation which has arrived in spades and is likely to stay for a while.

Aug 2, 2021 - 09:01:41 PDT

Policy Errors Have Consequences

This week’s Fed statement was another non-story. They added a new line about continuing to “assess progress” which some interpret as a step toward tapering. If so, it was a baby step. They’re simply thinking about whether they should start discussing the possibility of making a plan to begin tightening when conditions are right.

Aug 2, 2021 - 08:57:57 PDT

The US Housing Bubble Visualized

Take a look at what the FED’s manipulation of interest rates has done to housing prices.  The chart below is from the data on their own website.  It’s in real dollars and the indices synch perfectly.  The USA is currently in the biggest housing bubble of all time.  A “correction” in the stock market will bring down housing also.  It’s going to be a mess...

Aug 2, 2021 - 08:46:14 PDT

U.S. Disinflation = Asset Price Deflation

The latest M2 numbers, for June, show that the disinflation in money is continuing. This is acting as an anchor on asset price growth and, as it continues, may well result in asset price deflation.

Aug 2, 2021 - 08:39:47 PDT

Here’s What Comes Next for the $1 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

Chuck Schumer aims to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill this week, before the Senate leaves for its August recess.

Aug 2, 2021 - 08:35:01 PDT

The Wolf Street Report: Dollar’s Purchasing Power Gets Zapped. It’s Permanent

This combo of massive QE, repressed interest rates, huge government stimulus with borrowed money, and raging inflation is new in recent history.

Aug 2, 2021 - 08:33:44 PDT

People Made Heroic Efforts to Spend. Inflation Ate Their Lunch

The big shift from durable goods to services is underway.

Aug 2, 2021 - 08:30:35 PDT

Evictions Start With Nancy Pelosi and the House on a 7-Week Break

The pain starts in the South. Laws and procedures to evict tenants in some Southern states are among the most landlord-friendly in U.S.

Aug 2, 2021 - 08:27:49 PDT

China’s Animal Spirits Deficit: Stephen S. Roach

The Chinese government has taken dead aim at its dynamic technology sector, the engine of consumption-led economic rebalancing. The authorities' recent actions are symptomatic of a deeper problem: the state’s battle to control the energy of animal spirits could sap the confidence of households and businesses.

Aug 2, 2021 - 07:49:52 PDT

Treasury Yields Fall After Disappointing Economic Data

U.S. Treasury yields started the week higher, ahead of the release of purchasing managers' index data.

Aug 2, 2021 - 07:45:45 PDT

Let’s Not Repeat the Same Mistakes With the Delta Variant: AIER

"The real danger with all of this is whether or not we are going to get the same incoherent set of impositions on our lives as the first few waves. Those in power should tread lightly because they truly have worn our patience thin for what is becoming far too long." ~ Ethan Yang

Aug 2, 2021 - 07:29:28 PDT

Resilient Factories Battling With Delays, Rising Costs

Factories across the world are suffering from supply bottlenecks which sent prices skyrocketing in July, while a new wave of coronavirus infections in Asia demonstrated the fragile nature of the global recovery.

Aug 2, 2021 - 07:27:12 PDT

Fed Chairman Powell’s Approach to Regulation Has Drawn Criticism From Some Democrats: WSJ

Some progressive Democrats say Jerome Powell’s Federal Reserve hasn’t been tough enough on large financial firms, arguing that the central bank’s tweaks to rules adopted after the 2008-09 financial crisis significantly softened the impact of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law.

Aug 2, 2021 - 05:52:14 PDT

Stimulus Checks: Will Payments Turn Into Monthly Guaranteed Income?

Progressive Democratic lawmakers on Friday proposed legislation that would hand over recurring stimulus checks, or guaranteed income, with monthly payments of up to $1,200 for adults …

Aug 2, 2021 - 05:46:27 PDT

Four Month Inflation Rate Hits 40 Year High

Using the same Consumer Price Index numbers but a different methodology, we will show in this analysis that the United States is currently experiencing the highest sustained rate of inflation in 40 years - not 13 years.

Aug 2, 2021 - 05:43:21 PDT

We Have Entered the Eye of Davos' Storm

Congress recessed for the summer passing neither the infrastructure nor spending bills that were the focus of all of Washington’s attention for weeks thanks to Krysten Sinema from Arizona. She personally torpedoed the Biden Administration’s signature piece of legislation that took months to wrangle to that point and then gave the whole thing a big...

Aug 2, 2021 - 05:40:02 PDT

Treasury Dept To Invoke ‘Extraordinary Measures’ As Congress Misses Debt-Ceiling Deadline

The new debt limit will include Washington’s additional borrowing since summer 2019. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in July that the new cap will likely come in just north of $28.5 trillion.

Aug 2, 2021 - 05:39:02 PDT

Companies Pay New Workers Higher Wages, and Current Employees Ask, ‘What About Us?’: WSJ

Companies across the U.S. are raising the pay floor for new employees in a difficult hiring market, prompting longtime workers to reassess their own compensation and get more.

Aug 2, 2021 - 05:36:49 PDT

U.S. Will Not Lock Down Despite Surge Driven by Delta Variant, Fauci Says

The United States will not lock down again to curb COVID-19 but "things are going to get worse" as the Delta variant fuels a surge in cases, mostly among the unvaccinated, top U.S. infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Sunday.


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