Oct 152018
 
 October 15, 2018  Posted by at 9:17 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 15 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Paul Gauguin Haymaking in Brittany 1889   • What’s The Point Of Growth If It Creates So Much Misery? (G.) • Don’t Rule Out $400 Oil If The US Sanctions Saudi Arabia (MW) • How Much Damage Can Saudi Arabia Do To The Global Economy? (G.) • Ecuador Partly Restores Assange’s Internet (AAP) • Pages Purged By Facebook Were On Blacklist Promoted By Washington Post (Wsws) • Sears Files For Bankruptcy (CNBC) • The Housing Crisis Will Not Be

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Oct 142018
 
 October 14, 2018  Posted by at 9:14 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 14 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail René Magritte The song of love 1948   • Companies Buying Their Own Shares Could Fuel The Next Market Rally (CNBC) • Market Crash? Another ‘Red Card’ For The Economy (Lacalle) • 4 Lessons From Iceland On Dealing With A Financial Crisis (WEF) • ‘Crazy’ That Current Account Deficits Are ‘A Sin:’ Singapore Deputy PM (CNBC) • Draghi to Rome: Don’t Expect An ECB Rescue If Budget Talks Fail (CNBC) • Canada ‘Concerned’ About Khashoggi But Will Sell Arms

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Oct 132018
 
 October 13, 2018  Posted by at 9:24 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 13 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pablo Picasso Two naked figures 1908   • 40% Of The American Middle Class Face Poverty In Retirement (CNBC) • One-Third Of Young Americans Too Overweight To Join The Military (AFP) • We Are All In….Again! (Roberts) • American Pastor Freed In Turkey Will Visit White House Saturday (AP/R.) • Saudi Isolation Grows Over Khashoggi Disappearance (G.) • UK ‘Gears Up’ To Target Saudis With Sanctions After Journalist Vanishes (Ind.) • ‘Pressure Will Be On Turkey’ If Saudis Found

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Oct 122018
 
 October 12, 2018  Posted by at 1:12 pm Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  
Ban Saudi Oil

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Alfred Eisenstaedt Egyptian Fishing Boats. Suez Canal near Port Said 1935   According to Middle East Eye, Richard Branson, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Economist editor-In-chief Zanny Minton Beddoes, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, New York Times, Financial Times, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshah, Viacom CEO Bob Bakish and AOL founder Steve Case have all withdrawn from Saudi Arabia’s Future Investment Initiative conference, to be held this month in Riyadh. Branson also put a $1 billion investment plan on hold. Also,

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Oct 122018
 
 October 12, 2018  Posted by at 9:22 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 12 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail M. C. Escher Order and chaos 1950   • Donald Trump is Right About the Fed (Whalen) • Stocks Could Fall 40% To 50% To Reach Fair Value – Yusko (CNBC) • 4 Pillars of Debt in Danger of Collapse (Nomi Prins) • The Dollar and its Discontents (Eichengreen) • China September Exports Surge, Creating Record Surplus With US (R.) • Facebook, Twitter Purge More Dissident Media Pages (CJ) • Italian Parliament Approves Controversial New Spending Targets (AP) •

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Oct 112018
 
 October 11, 2018  Posted by at 1:22 pm Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Of Course The Fed Is Crazy

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pieter Bruegel the Elder The Triumph of Death 1562   Finally financial ‘markets’ go through a substantial dip, which Steve Mnuchin claims is just temporary and Donald Trump says is caused by the fact that the Fed is ‘loco’. Mnuchin may well be right, but it won’t be because he knows something you don’t. And Trump is certainly right, but in reality the Fed has been loco for many years, so why be surprised if it acts crazy now?

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Oct 112018
 
 October 11, 2018  Posted by at 9:19 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 11 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pablo Picasso Bather 1908   • Dow Tumbles 830 Points In One Day, Trump Says The Fed Has ‘Gone Crazy’ (MW) • World Stock Markets Dive As Trump Attacks ‘Crazy’ US Rate Hikes (G.) • Tech Stocks Have Their Worst Day Since August 2011 (CNBC) • “Rising Inequality” Could Impact America’s AAA Credit Rating (SH) • How Will 6% Mortgage Rates Deal with Housing Bubble 2? (WS) • Brexit Deal Within Reach If May Agrees On Customs Union, Says

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Oct 102018
 
 October 10, 2018  Posted by at 9:34 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 10 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Paul Klee Angelus Novus 1920 (see last article)   • Trump “Doesn’t Like What The Fed Is Doing” (ZH) • Chinese Yuan Could Reach A Record Low Against The Dollar (MW) • China’s (Non-Government) Business Survey Collapses As Trade War Strikes (ZH) • Chinese Firms Now Hold Stakes In Over A Dozen European Ports (NPR) • UK Public Finances Are Among Weakest In The World – IMF (G.) • IMF Warns Italy Not To Breach EU Spending Rules In

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Oct 092018
 
 October 9, 2018  Posted by at 1:03 pm Primers Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  
A Climate Fit For a Groundhog

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pieter Bruegel the Elder Two monkeys 1562   And there we go again. Another IPCC report, and they all keep getting more alarming than the previous one. And then nothing substantial happens. Until the next report is issued and makes everybody’s headlines for a day, or two. Rinse, spin and repeat. “Now we really have to do something!”. “World leaders have a moral obligation to act!”. Oh boy. To start with that last bit, world leaders don’t act because

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Oct 092018
 
 October 9, 2018  Posted by at 9:02 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle October 9 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Ford Madox Brown Finding of Don Juan by Haidee 1873     • World Leaders ‘Have Moral Obligation To Act’ After UN Climate Report (G.) • US Economists Win Nobel Memorial For Work On Climate And Growth (G.) • Nobel Prizes in Economics, Awarded and Withheld (NC) • The End Of The World Will Save Theresa May From Brexit (Ind.) • Stock Markets Stage Sharp Sell-Off Amid Fear Of Italy-EU Budget Fight (G.) • QE Party Is Drying Up,

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