Great Depression

Why Australia's Economy Is A House Of Cards

"For over a quarter of a century our economy mostly grew because of dumb luck... As a whole, the Australian economy has grown through a property bubble inflating on top of a mining bubble, built on top of a commodities bubble, driven by a China bubble....Unfortunately for Australia, that “lucky” free ride is just about to end..."

Mauldin: The Distribution Of Pain

"Our socioeconomic situation is not going to get better, not for a long time... we’re going to see increasing tension and fragmentation in our society."

The Unbearable Slowness Of Fourth Turnings, Part 1

"Don’t think you can escape the Fourth Turning the way you might today distance yourself from news, national politics, or even taxes you don’t feel like paying. History warns that a Crisis will reshape the basic social and economic environment that you now take for granted. The Fourth Turning necessitates the death and rebirth of the social order..."

Stockman: US Entry Into World War I Was A Disaster

"103 years ago, in 1914, the Federal Reserve opened-up for business as the carnage in northern France was getting under way... And it brought to a close the prior magnificent half-century era of liberal internationalism and honest gold-backed money."

Hillary 'Is' America

Psychologically, there’s nothing out of the ordinary about Hillary in contemporary America...

Knave Dave's picture

All is not perfect in this surreal stock market as nerves begin to jitter and bulls begin to sound like bears. Yet, euphoria continues to push prices to new heights past omens and disasters and in spite of failed legislation.

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The UK economy is facing an unprecedented slow recovery, with growing levels of debt across the country and an ever-complicated divorce from the EU. The outlook for savers and investors is bleak as few have confidence left in the health of British finances. 

What Will Stocks Do Under A New Fed Chair?

"Just as a new President brings uncertainty, a new Fed chair can do the same. In fact, going clear back to Charles Hamlin (the first Fed chair) in 1914 and his 14 successors, the Dow is down on average six months after a new chair..."