Posts Tagged ‘Debt’

  • We’re Only A Fraction of a Point from a Crash Alert

    15.09.2017 • United StatesComments Off on We’re Only A Fraction of a Point from a Crash Alert

    The Doom Index is still at a reading of 7 – our “extreme warning” level – as we enter the final month of the third quarter.

  • Sad! Republican Party Fractures

    14.09.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Sad! Republican Party Fractures

    No genuine tax reform. No repeal and replace of O’care.And now, with the debt ceiling out of the way, there will be no halt to the Debt Bomb Express… running wide open and bound for Hell.

  • Two Competitors Are Vying For the Global Currency Throne

    13.09.2017 • FranceComments Off on Two Competitors Are Vying For the Global Currency Throne

    Nowadays, central bank-controlled fiat currencies have two main competitors: gold and cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin. These are two assets that can not be infinitely multiplied. How are central banks reacting?

  • You Might Be Paying for the State to Fail

    12.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on You Might Be Paying for the State to Fail

    Progress is usually made by trial and error... but sometimes these trials can last generations. The key is to recognize failure quickly, and try something different. The French government is starting and subsidizing failing trials that could last multiple

  • The Trump Party Could Be the “Third Way”

    12.09.2017 • United StatesComments Off on The Trump Party Could Be the “Third Way”

    He’s put his brand on wine, ties, steaks, hotels, casinos, a university, an airline… Why not a political party? Emmanuel Macron did it in France. Juan Perón did it in Argentina. Hugo Chávez did it in Venezuela. Adol… oh, never mind.

  • We’ve Been Taking Growth Hormones Without Knowing!

    11.09.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on We’ve Been Taking Growth Hormones Without Knowing!

    China has taken this GDP growth obsession to another level. The government directive is ‘We will achieve 6.7% growth each and every year’. And, miraculously, that’s the number they produce…within days of the quarter ending. Fake news?

  • Conservatives’ Last Ditch Weapon

    11.09.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Conservatives’ Last Ditch Weapon

    Year after year, spending increases. Most of it is more or less automatic – driven by aging Americans retiring at the rate of 10,000 per day. Each one costs the government $35,000 a year. Over the next 10 years, spending is scheduled to outstrip tax

  • This Government Definition of “Employment” Is Laughable

    08.09.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on This Government Definition of “Employment” Is Laughable

    Work at least one hour per week for cash or — wait for it — in kind, and you, my friend, are employed. Congratulations; you’re now officially a bread winner…provided the baker will accept ‘in kind’ payment.

  • Trump Just Made a Deal with the Devil

    08.09.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Trump Just Made a Deal with the Devil

    In addition to colluding with liberal Democrats to continue the spending spree with no discussion or amendment, Mr. Trump has made a devil’s deal with the deepest of Deep State Dems on Capitol Hill to crash the whole debt ceiling limit.

  • Debt Ceiling About to Rise Higher

    06.09.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Debt Ceiling About to Rise Higher

    Since the bottom of the 2008 financial crisis, federal debt has increased five times faster than the economy that supports it. And stock prices have been going up 10 times as fast. There is no way the Deep State would ever allow its credit to be cut off.

  • ABC: For Every Dollar Earned, Australians Have Two in Debt

    25.08.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on ABC: For Every Dollar Earned, Australians Have Two in Debt

    Stability creates instability as people take on more risk, believing trends will continue. That's a dangerous assumption...especially with a bank's money.

  • Donald Trump: “We should leave Afghanistan immediately.”

    22.08.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Donald Trump: “We should leave Afghanistan immediately.”

    Yesterday, under pressure from the generals, Donald Trump abandoned the promise of an “America First” foreign policy. And now, even more resources will be brought to bear so that the longest, most pointless war in U.S. history can continue. Trump himself

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    Rising Debt Forecasts Another Collapse

    21.08.2017 • FranceComments Off on Rising Debt Forecasts Another Collapse

    The 2008 crisis erupted due to over-indebtedness of US households. 10 years later, public debt AND private debt have returned to unsustainable levels, and wealth creation can't keep up. There's one big difference: the States can't bailout the economy with

  • A 37-Year Debt Buildup Is About to Crush the Market

    18.08.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on A 37-Year Debt Buildup Is About to Crush the Market

    All that’s happened since 2008 has been an accelerated pursuit of the policies that caused the crisis in the first place, lulling people into a false sense of security.

  • Why Public Information Can’t Be Trusted Anymore

    14.08.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on Why Public Information Can’t Be Trusted Anymore

    CPI figures. Unemployment numbers. US corporate earnings. Investment industry reports. Information being produced for public consumption is seriously compromised.

  • The Economy’s 30-Year Buildup Will Be Destroyed in Just One

    01.08.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on The Economy’s 30-Year Buildup Will Be Destroyed in Just One

    The world has too much debt, too much capacity, too many entitlements, too many people moving into retirement, and too many people who think the world owes them a living. Reality is going to hit — and hit hard.

  • You Might Be Doomed to a Life of Service

    28.07.2017 • United StatesComments Off on You Might Be Doomed to a Life of Service

    Today, the ordinary U.S. citizen enjoys the circus in Washington… but he sells himself into debt slavery just to maintain his standard of living. He gets student loans to get through college, believing this will increase his income later on.

  • Turkey and S. Korea – Your Top Dogs of the World

    26.07.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Turkey and S. Korea – Your Top Dogs of the World

    Maybe these dogs will turn out to be good investments. Maybe not. But by our reckoning, they are safer bets than the pampered pooches of North America.

  • The Greek Habit of Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

    26.07.2017 • FranceComments Off on The Greek Habit of Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

    It's not really a success that at a notoriously corrupt country, which is unable to balance its budget and whose debt has not been honored three times in six years can find lenders.

  • Time to Pull the Plug on Greece

    25.07.2017 • FranceComments Off on Time to Pull the Plug on Greece

    The ECB is keeping Greece on life support. But Greece is still indebted in public capacity to the tune of 179% of its GDP and in private capacity to the tune of 137%! And it's not getting any better. Is this the new normal?

  • Student Debt Will Prevent Your Children From Ever Owning a Home

    21.07.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Student Debt Will Prevent Your Children From Ever Owning a Home

    Subprime auto defaults is soaring. Student loans stand at $1.4 trillion, double what it was in 2009. Alas, debt has cast a dark shadow over America's young people, and according to the New York Fed, the consequences extend far beyond them...

  • September 2017: Where Will You Be When the Debt Bomb Detonates?

    19.07.2017 • United StatesComments Off on September 2017: Where Will You Be When the Debt Bomb Detonates?

    It will be a spectacle worthy of WWE wrasslin’. Posturing. Buffoonery. Threats. It’s coming in September, and we can’t wait to see it. And we offer a prediction: There will be a lot of ale spilled on the floor before it gets fixed...

  • How Stein’s Law Could Mean a British Debt Reset

    18.07.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on How Stein’s Law Could Mean a British Debt Reset

    Everything is debt based, and thats not a bad thing. It’s allowed us to reach the outrageous living standards we have today. The problem arises when new borrowing is needed to repay debt.

  • The Butterfly Effect Will Level the Market

    14.07.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on The Butterfly Effect Will Level the Market

    On any given day, less than 1% of shares in the market change hands, but their sale impacts the value of the other 99%. The same principle applies to the economy...so how much has to change before we should worry?