LATEST NEWS : We Are So Not Prepared For Another Oil Shock

In one sense, energy doesn’t matter all that much to what’s coming. Once debt reaches a certain level, oil can be $10 a barrel or $200, and either way we’re in trouble. But the cost of energy can still play a role in the timing and shape of the next financial crisis. The housing/derivatives bubble […]

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LATEST NEWS : Russia can switch to payments with India, China in national currencies crushing dollar amid sanctions – experts

Experts believe that the wish of the West to restrict Moscow’s cooperation with Brussels and Washington will play into the hands of the Russian economy. Wisdom and presence of mind are two components that will guarantee success for a new spiral of Russia’s cooperation with eastern countries. Also, this will allow us to counter-balance the […]

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Yuan to supersede dollar as top reserve currency: Survey

The tightly controlled Chinese yuan will eventually supersede the dollar as the top international reserve currency, according to a new poll of institutional investors. The survey of 200 institutional investors – 100 headquartered in mainland China and 100 outside of it – published by State Street and the Economist Intelligence Unit on Thursday found 53 percent of […]

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Dollar era drawing to its end

“At the G-20 summit in St. Petersburg the discussion of U.S. aggression against Syria overshadowed the economic issues. Meanwhile, there have been certain developments in this area that are crucial for the future of the global economy. The first steps were made to rid the banking and financial system of the dictatorship of the U.S. […]

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Cooked Books: The Technical Bankruptcy of the Government Is Kicked Out Another Six Weeks

“The U.S. government’s debt has been locked in at this implausible limit for three months: $16,699,396,000,000. The Secretary of the Treasury says that it will not hit the ceiling until mid-October. The BBC reports this. The country’s borrowing limit is currently capped at $16.7tn (£10.7tn).”Extraordinary measures are projected to be exhausted in the middle of […]

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Fed Balance Sheet vs. Stock Market; Will QE Cause Inflation? US in a Minsky Bubble? About to Go Japanese? Looming Credit Crunch?

“With little or no bank lending growth, decelerating wage growth, and trend growth of real GDP per capita at 0% to negative implies the 3- and 5-year change rates of US M2+ will decelerate from 2-3% to 0-1% in the next 5-6 years as occurred during the early to late ’00s in Japan. We’re not […]

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