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Aug 14, 2019 - 05:53:28 PDT

U.S. Student Debt Defaults Have 'Grown Stunningly'

New data reveals an unsettling truth about student loan balances, which are at alarming levels of missed payments.

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Aug 14, 2019 - 05:46:59 PDT

'This Is Going to Get Worse': Fiscal Policy Expert on US Budget Deficit

Those costs are going up. We've got tax cuts. They don't pay for themselves. We've also got a number of budget deals that have raised spending.

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Aug 14, 2019 - 05:32:54 PDT

Get Ready for China to Send Easing Signal After Weak Data - Bloomberg

China’s central bank will get a chance on Thursday to send a signal to market watchers on its stance toward easing, when the equivalent of $55 billion in loans mature.

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Aug 14, 2019 - 05:27:27 PDT

Liquidity Is Bad Even by August Standards, JPMorgan Shows

A familiar bogeyman is lurking alongside the gut-wrenching swings across assets of all stripes: illiquidity. It’s problematic even by the dire standards of August...

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Aug 14, 2019 - 05:21:41 PDT

German Economic Reversal Piles Pressure on Merkel for Stimulus

Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter, ramping up pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel to unleash fiscal stimulus as manufacturers reel from a U.S.-China trade war.

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Aug 14, 2019 - 05:16:25 PDT

Main Yield Curve Inverts Triggering Recession Warning

The last inversion of this part of the yield curve was in December 2005, two years before a recession brought on by the financial crisis hit.

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Aug 14, 2019 - 05:06:01 PDT

Death of Trading: Why More Big Banks Think the Business Is a Losing Bet

The news last month that Deutsche Bank was axing its global equities trading operations—and cutting roughly one-fifth of its total workforce in the process—shook the banking world to its core.

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Aug 14, 2019 - 05:02:13 PDT

Demand for Junk Bonds Grows, and so Do Liquidity Worries

Mutual funds are piling into riskier company debt as the European Central Bank considers further stimulus...

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Aug 14, 2019 - 05:00:21 PDT

U.S. Mortgage Debt Hits Record, Eclipsing 2008 Peak - WSJ

U.S. mortgage debt reached a record in the second quarter, exceeding its 2008 peak as the financial crisis unfolded.

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Aug 14, 2019 - 04:36:23 PDT

"Zero Has No Meaning" Says Greenspan: I Disagree, So Does Gold

As Gold Blasts Through $1500 the implied message is that central banks are out of control.

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Aug 14, 2019 - 04:33:43 PDT

Monetary Madness Won't Stop

and Bond Yields Won't Bottom with First the Rate Cut. History suggests bond yields have much further to fall.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 13:47:09 PDT

Gold Traders’ Report - August 13, 2019

Gold surged to another 6-year high last night, climbing from $1510 to $1535. The advance was fueled by continued weakness in global equities with the NIKKEI off 1.1%, the SCI was down 0.6% (despite China’s higher Foreign Direct investment)...

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Aug 13, 2019 - 14:32:26 PDT

Gold Could Hit $2,000 in a World Full of Negative Yields

A case can be made for gold to rise to a lofty $2,000 level, based on the activities of the world’s central banks and $14 trillion in negative yielding debt, strategists say.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 13:18:22 PDT

Guggenheim's Minerd: Fed Should Rip Band-Aid Off With 50 Basis Point Cut

Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners co-founder and Guggenheim Global chief investment officer, discusses the outlook for Federal Reserve monetary policy.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 13:02:14 PDT

Central Banks in a Race to Zero

Daniel Lacalle, chief economist at Tressis Gestion, discusses central banking.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 11:21:30 PDT

The Remarkable Resiliency Of Gold And Silver

The price of gold continues to hold up under the enormous selling in the paper derivatives markets on the Comex and LBMA. This morning’s price attack is a good example:

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Aug 13, 2019 - 11:01:02 PDT

A $1 Trillion US Budget Deficit Is One Big Reason the Fed to Cut Rates

If low inflation, a wobbly economy and tariff jitters weren't enough to push the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, there's also the simple reason of the swelling national debt.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 10:53:27 PDT

UBS: Stocks, ‘Buying the Dip’ Is Now Likely to Be a ‘Losing Proposition'

This is the phase of the cycle when “buy the dip” stops working as a stock-market strategy, says UBS.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 10:49:41 PDT

What’s Next for Gold After $1,500?

Gold has even outperformed the S&P 500 so far this year. What does Frank Holmes make of this rally? He’s confident gold could continue to run based on the record $15 trillion in negative-yielding government bonds around the world.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 10:43:36 PDT

Christine Lagarde's Biggest Problem Is Germany

The incoming ECB chief has to try to persuade Berlin to loosen its fiscal stance. Sadly, her chances of success are still very slim.

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