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Dec 11, 2019 - 07:52:05 PST

Freight Recession: Celadon, Largest Truck Carrier Bankruptcy in US History

Celadon Group, one of the larger full-truckload operators in the US with about 3,000 drivers and about 2,700 tractors, said today – confirming days of rumors – that it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is ceasing operations.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 06:56:38 PST

Fed in Focus as Worries Mount over a Year End Repo Market Flare Up

The Federal Reserve will be in focus as Wall Street braces for what could be another dramatic spike in interest rates.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 06:46:26 PST

Fears of a Slowdown in the US Housing Market Are Mounting

— and Home Depot just slashed its 2020 sales outlook...

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Dec 11, 2019 - 06:22:53 PST

Why "This Sucker Is Going Down": Charles Hugh Smith

Once the contagion starts spreading, loose money won't put the fires out.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 05:34:04 PST

US Consumer Prices Jump Most In A Year, But Goods Costs Decelerate

Core CPI rose 2.3% YoY (slightly slower than the last 3 months), with Energy, Used Cars, and Shelter dominating the MoM gains.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 05:27:51 PST

Gold Prices Edge Higher as Investors Watch Tariff Talks and the Fed

The U.S. central bank’s update will be released at 2 p.m. ET about a half-hour after gold settles for the session. Although no one is expecting significant shifts from the central bank, investors will closely watch for clues on the outlook for monetary policy.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 05:22:47 PST

A New Reason for the Fed to Cut Rates

The lesson that the Fed took away was twofold. First, that managing runaway inflation was unquestionably its responsibility. Second, that if inflation got out of hand, it would have to act quickly and risk a recession.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 05:14:07 PST

Funding Of U.S. Deficits By Monetary Creation Reaches 90% In Late 2019

As can be seen in the graph above, for the last 12 weeks there has been a stunning visual correlation between the yellow bars of the total weekly funding of deficits by the Federal Reserve, and the green bars of the weekly deficit spending by the United States government.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 05:10:14 PST

The Repo Crisis Shows the Damage Done by Central Bank Policies: Lacalle

This is, like the inverted yield curve and the massive rise in negative-yielding bonds, the tip of a truly scary iceberg.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 05:05:52 PST

The Fed Has Been ‘Highly Ineffective’ At Steering Economy: Forbes

A former top Federal Reserve official says the central bank appears not to have learned key lessons from the Great Recession, including how its halting embrace of aggressive monetary policy left the economy short of both its inflation and employment goals for too long.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 05:02:53 PST

After Year of Living Dangerously, Fed Likely to Signal Time to Lay Low

The U.S. Federal Reserve holds its last policy meeting of 2019 on Wednesday, having completed a year-long U-turn that saw it abandon a tightening cycle and lower borrowing costs three times...

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Dec 11, 2019 - 04:57:06 PST

Markets Stare Into Dark Before Lagarde’s First Decision Day

A scan of analyst research notes is all that’s needed to conclude investor uncertainty is running high about what to expect from the European Central Bank’s final policy meeting of the year -- which is also Christine Lagarde’s first.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 04:33:37 PST

2019 Was A Year Of Global Unrest... And 2020 Is Likely To Be Worse

The world is in worse shape than during the The Global Financial Crisis of 2007-08...

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Dec 11, 2019 - 04:29:30 PST

Inflationary Angst

For some, yes, life is good and getting better, at least financially. Not so for every American… or even most of us.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 04:25:20 PST

Nearly 150 CEOs Departed in November, a Record Year for Executive Exits

148 chief executives left their posts in November, according to business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 04:20:50 PST

Half of US CFOs Expect Recession in 2020 as Election Looms

The CFO Survey has been conducted for 95 consecutive quarters and spans the globe, making it the world’s longest-running and most comprehensive research on senior finance executives. Results are for the U.S. unless stated otherwise.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 04:17:13 PST

Subprime Retailer Conn’s: The Sudden Deterioration in New Accounts

Rising first-payment defaults and 60-day delinquencies, leading indicators, caused the retailer to become “prudent.” Shares plunged 33%.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 04:13:25 PST

Refinance Boom Pushes Weekly Mortgage Applications Higher

Refinance volume drove total mortgage application activity 3.8% higher last week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 04:10:51 PST

What Consumers Most Want in 2020: A Debt Free Life

When it comes to resolutions for next year, most individuals would rather save $5,000 than lose 5 pounds. And they'd rather get out from under the weight of their debts before cutting other bad habits.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 04:06:20 PST

More Americans Delaying Medical Treatment Due to Cost

Putting off treatment for a medical condition because of the cost is at a high ebb in the U.S.

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