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Jun 11, 2019 - 13:23:31 PDT

Trump Says 'Devalued' Currencies Put US at a Disadvantage

President Donald Trump says the U.S. dollar is at a disadvantage compared with other currencies as central banks keep rates low.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 13:07:16 PDT

Fed Running Out Of Time And Conventional Weapons

The Fed has gone from late 2018 that it would hike rates four times, to now saying that it is open to actually start cutting rates very soon.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 12:55:34 PDT

Italy's Mini-BOT Trojan Horse Could Blow Up the Eurozone

Italy threatens to create a parallel currency dubbed the Mini-BOT. If launched, it could lead to a Eurozone breakup.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 12:53:37 PDT

What Modern Monetary Theory Gets ‘Plain Wrong’

Olivier Blanchard, the former IMF chief economist, and a leading expert on fiscal policy, on Tuesday said Modern Monetary Theory gets some things right but...

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Jun 11, 2019 - 11:42:35 PDT

US Regulators Ill-Prepared for Next Downturn - FT

...that rising levels of corporate debt pose risks to the financial system because they could amplify a downturn.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 11:22:03 PDT

Americans May Have Guessed the Amount They Need to Save for Retirement

- but they’ll probably never get there. Americans guessed they need about $1.7 million to retire, and they may not be far off, experts said.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 11:20:38 PDT

One in Four Americans Are Skipping Medical Treatment Because of Cost

And nearly one in five have delayed purchasing medicine due to its cost.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 11:17:33 PDT

Half of Americans Are Effectively Poor Now

43% of American households can’t afford a budget that includes housing, food, childcare, healthcare, transportation, and a cellphone. Translation: nearly half of Americans can’t afford the basics of life anymore.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 09:20:32 PDT

The Fed’s Monetary Policy Metamorphoses: Past and Present

There has been discussion recently that some members of the FOMC have been discussing new strategies for conducting monetary policy...

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Jun 11, 2019 - 09:04:27 PDT

‘China Bad Debt Approaching 25% of Total Credit’

I have long noted that the leverage, securitization and off-book accounting gimmicks that imploded enery-giant-ENRON in the early 2000s were adopted far and wide over the last 20 years.  Bailouts t…

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Jun 11, 2019 - 08:53:03 PDT

Leading Nations See A 1-5 YR Sag In The Yield Curve

Its the same all over the world. With expectations of Central Bank rate cuts over the next several years. It is not only the USA that has a sagging yield curve, almost country with a powerful Centr…

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Jun 11, 2019 - 08:43:44 PDT

The "Boom" in One Picture

Rarely have deficits risen when the economy is booming. And never in modern U.S. history have deficits been so high outside of a war or recession (or their aftermath).

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Jun 11, 2019 - 08:39:53 PDT

Ex-Goldman Banker Gets Three Months for Insider Trading

"Steve" Jung, 38, once worked as a vice president at Goldman Sachs, pleaded guilty in December...

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Jun 11, 2019 - 08:37:21 PDT

America's Most Hated Bank? Candidates Turn Down Wells Fargo For CEO

Just how hated is Warren Buffett's "favorite" bank Wells Fargo?

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Jun 11, 2019 - 06:45:45 PDT

Trump's Policies Add Luster to Gold at Dollar's Expense

Central banks in emerging countries are hoarding the precious metal at the fastest pace in decades. The "weaponization" of the dollar by President Trump is making countries increasingly wary of the greenback.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 05:30:55 PDT

Trump Blames Fed for Strong Dollar, Says Interest Rates "Way Too High"

...added to ridiculous quantitative tightening! They don’t have a clue!"

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Jun 11, 2019 - 05:28:30 PDT

ECB Prepares for a Second Wave of Quantitative Easing

The European Central Bank is ready to cut interest rates and embark on a fresh round of bond purchases this autumn, a move that that ECB hopes will fend off fears of economic uncertainty and a global economic slowdown.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 05:11:20 PDT

Leveraged Loans – The New Subprime Mortgages?

We see financial crises coming, like approaching storms. We see the clouds, but we may fail to properly judge the severity they forebode. Such is the case with leveraged loans.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 04:54:35 PDT

European Companies Are Wary of Recession Amid Rising Bad Debt Losses

European businesses are increasingly anticipating a recession in the near future as bad debt losses showed a marked increase in 2018.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 04:50:56 PDT

Pepe Escobar: The Unipolar Moment Is Over

The Russia-China strategic partnership, consolidated last week in Russia, has thrown U.S. elites into Supreme Paranoia mode, and they are now holding the whole world hostage...

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