Wall Street Journal

Even Google Employees Can No Longer Afford Housing In San Francisco

"The entire economic system is a rent-seeking, corrupt scam in which financial oligarchs and assorted other parasites suck more and more life out of the economy until it breaks completely. The fact that Google employees are now feeling the repercussions of this, tells you all you need to know. Even a terribly corrupt system can continue until it consumes itself. It is now consuming itself."

Bank Of Japan Leaves Policy, Economic Outlook Unchanged

As expected by all 43 economists who estimate such things, the Bank of Japan left their policy mix unchanged and in a desperate bid to appear modestly positive about how things are going, maintained that "Japan's economy has been turning toward a moderate expansion," adding that that consumer spending "increased its resilience." Hardly a rousing evaluation of the state of the economy after who-knows-how-many-years of so-called 'stimulus'.

China Says "Don't Panic" As Yield Curve Inversion Deepens Amid Liquidity Collapse

The curious case of the inverted yield curve in China's $1.7 trillion bond market is worsening as an odd combination of seasonally tight funding conditions and economic pessimism create concerns among investors. However, on Sunday, the official Xinhua News Agency sought to stabilize markets expectations. “Don’t panic,” it urged investors.