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Oct 19, 2021 - 05:23:43 PDT

‘Risk of Stagflation’ Mounts As China’s Economic Momentum Slows

China’s slowing economic drive has ignited concerns about stagflation, which occurs when an economy is hit by slow growth, high inflation and unemployment.

Oct 19, 2021 - 05:20:12 PDT

U.S. Reviews Sanctions Policy, Warns of Threat From Cryptocurrencies

President Joe Biden's administration on Monday announced a set of recommendations to revamp its use of economic sanctions to make them a more effective tool of U.S. foreign policy but warned that more had to be done to protect against the threat posed by the rise of cryptocurrencies...

Oct 19, 2021 - 05:17:59 PDT

U.S. Democrats Battle Over Climate Change Plans in $3.5 Trillion Bill

Negotiators of a U.S. bill to invest up to $3.5 trillion to expand social programs and attack climate change gave hints of progress on Monday, but some Democrats were resigned to the increasing likelihood that a proposal to reduce carbon emissions will be weakened or scrapped...

Oct 19, 2021 - 05:03:13 PDT

Bank of Australia Are Challenging Its Three-Year Yield Target Amid Jitters Over Global Inflation

Traders are pricing in more aggressive interest rate increases by the Reserve Bank of Australia and are challenging its three-year yield target amid jitters over global inflation.

Oct 19, 2021 - 05:01:00 PDT

Risk of Higher Euro Zone Inflation on the Rise: ECB’s Vasle

Euro zone inflation is at risk of overshooting projections so the European Central Bank needs to carefully monitor price growth and should end its emergency stimulus programme next March, ECB policymaker Bostjan Vasle told Reuters. Inflation has surged above the ECB’s target due to a long list of one-off factors, leading to fears that what was once considered...

Oct 19, 2021 - 04:57:33 PDT

Fund Managers Have Turned Negative on Global Growth and Profits: MW

Global profit expectations have also turned negative, to the lowest level since May 2020, and corporate profit margins are expected to continue deteriorating — a net 51% of managers expecting that to happen. That means overweight commodities and banks, and underweight bonds, emerging markets and utilities...

Oct 19, 2021 - 04:53:54 PDT

Supply-Crunch Inflation Gives Central Banks an Unfixable Problem

The global economy’s supply crunch is propelling inflation at such a fast pace that central bankers may be forced to respond, even though fixing that imbalance is beyond their power.

Oct 19, 2021 - 04:51:57 PDT

A ‘Substantial’ Economic Slowdown Awaits Us in 2022: Goldman Sachs Chief Economist

The U.S. economy will be battling a continued slowdown in 2022 as it contends with sticky inflation and supply chain bottlenecks, reasons Goldman Sachs (GS) chief economist Jan Hatzius.

Oct 18, 2021 - 12:54:58 PDT

The Silver Eruption

Those currently holding silver make up such a tiny percentage of the investment world – way, way less than a fraction of one percent of total world financial assets – that when the silver bull really gets rolling, there will be ten times as many more new investors looking to buy than old investors looking to sell. So, all that’s missing for the silver price juggernaut to get rolling is some much smaller price pop to get the train in motion.

Oct 18, 2021 - 12:52:06 PDT

Lyn Alden: The Coming Gold Crisis ... And Why It Will Break All Time Highs

Lyn Alden run an investment research service for both retail and institutional investors at Her focus is on fundamental investing with a global macro overlay, with a specialization in currency differentials and equity valuations.

Oct 18, 2021 - 12:49:29 PDT

Inflation Or Deflation – End Result Is Still Depression

The debate continues but not much has been said that clarifies the issue for ordinary investors. What follows in this article should help.

Oct 18, 2021 - 12:44:57 PDT

Additional Consequences of Monetary Inflation

We now turn to the wider consequences of earlier and current monetary inflation, which must not be confused with the original application of the stagflation term. Stagflation suggests a less serious inflationary problem than the dangerous potential for a hyperinflation of prices.

Oct 18, 2021 - 12:36:37 PDT

Guggenheim’s Minerd Says Central Banks Have No Exit Plan

Guggenheim Partners Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd says markets are becoming “addicted” to central bank stimulus. He speaks at the Milken Institute’s 2021 Global Conference. (Source: Bloomberg)

Oct 18, 2021 - 12:32:40 PDT

Carl Icahn: There Will Be a Crisis, the Way We’re Going

Longtime activist investor Carl Icahn said Monday that U.S. markets could see challenges over the long term in the face of easy money and rising inflation.

Oct 18, 2021 - 11:32:32 PDT

Inflation Has Finally Arrived... and the Fed Cannot Fix It

Government bureaucrats have accomplished what Central Bankers have failed to do. For decades, Central Banks have attempted to “create inflation.” They’ve cut interest rates over 800 times. They’ve printed over $20 TRILLION in new money. They’ve even tried buying every asset you can name (corporate bonds, municipal bonds, student loans, auto loans, Treasuries, Mortgage-Backed Securities, etc.).

Oct 18, 2021 - 11:29:29 PDT

The Wealth Is In The Denominator: Hussman

This is the longest period of practically uninterrupted rise in security prices in our history. The rise was more rapid than has ever been seen, and its speculative attraction influenced a larger part of the public than ever before. The psychological illusion upon which it was based, though not essentially new, has been stronger and more widespread than has ever been the case in this country in the past.

Oct 18, 2021 - 11:22:14 PDT

Treasury Curve Flattens as Inflation Risk Stokes Hike Bets

The Treasury yield curve flattened sharply Monday as surging energy prices stoked inflation fears and added fuel to growing expectations that the Federal Reserve will have to lift policy rates as soon as next year.

Oct 18, 2021 - 11:17:16 PDT

4 Scary Charts Show How Fast the Federal Government is Heading Toward Fiscal Disaster

Everyday Americans will ultimately pay the price for the federal government’s recklessness. Here are 4 charts that show just how fast the federal government is approaching budgetary disaster—and how Biden's plans would make this even worse.

Oct 18, 2021 - 11:11:26 PDT

That Democrat Plot To Empower the IRS To Snoop on $600 Bank Transactions Is Bombing With the Public

In their bid to remake the world, Democrats are always surprised to find that their best laid plans are full of unintended consequences.

Oct 18, 2021 - 11:00:09 PDT

Software Ate the World and Now Has Indigestion

As for all those automated systems we have to navigate--do any of them work so well that those profiting from them actually use them? Of course not.


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