Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

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There is little difference between rich and poor in America

ETC New Orleans Real estate Volatility The further you go towards the tails of the bell curve, the more similar social characteristics.  In a society that has been even more polarized, we increasingly see similarities between the very wealthy, and the very poor.  The declining middle class is more and more a world of it's own (as the elite used to be).  In Summary, the Superclass "Elite" UHNWI and the ultra poor have the following in common:

EconMatters's picture

The Republican Party

Donald Trump Insurance Companies NRA Twitter Twitter Focus on policies promoting economic growth, lower taxes, and spending tax receipts more efficiently and not on one`s sexual orientation in the bedroom.

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The Third hedgeless_horseman's 12 Days of Christmas ~ Gift ideas for the Zero Hedge reader in your life

Duct Tape M2 Remington If you know someone special that likes the finer things in life, and lives where they may need to defend those finer things and their life, I offer mrs_horseman's recipe for, "Can-of-Whoop-Ass."

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Global Bond Markets: Where Did All the Liquidity Go?

Bond Deutsche Bank fixed Nouriel Nouriel Roubini Repo Market Reuters Switzerland Twitter Twitter Wall Street Journal The world is awash with debt. With central banks increasing their balance sheets through quantitative easing, simultaneously pushing down interest rates and taking huge chunks of the market out of circulation, investors have had to stray beyond developed market government bonds in search of yield.

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Fractional-Reserve Banking is Pure Fraud, Part I

Central Banks Gambling Global Economy Greece Precious Metals Reality This is a commentary which should never have needed to be written. 

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Could Stocks Collapse 20%-50% in the Next Six Months?

MACD Market Crash Technical Analysis This signal has triggered four times in the last 20 years. Every time it did stocks lost between 20% and 50% in the following six months.

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Another Look at the Gold Price Drop of 6 November

Exchange Traded Fund Futures market Our previous look at Nov 6 compared spot and futures. This time, let’s look at gold futures and GLD.

EconMatters's picture

Federal Reserve

China Federal Reserve Federal Reserve Bank goldman sachs Goldman Sachs Hank Paulson Hank Paulson Japan John Williams Monetary Policy Neel Kashkari PIMCO Recession TARP TARP.Bailout Treasury Department Twitter Twitter US Dollar Index The Federal Reserve has been telegraphing to markets that they are going to raise the fed funds rate by 25 basis points next month at its December Fed Meeting.

GoldCore's picture

Soaring Global Debt – The Reality Check in Numbers

Central Banks Copper Eric Sprott Reality Reuters Twitter Twitter The debt to GDP ratio for the entire world is 286%.  In other words, global debt is almost 3 times the size of the world economy.  Both public and private debt are exploding and - despite what mainstream economists think - 141 years of history shows that excessive private debt can cause depressions.

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The Rats and The Sinking Ship

Bank Run Fail Precious Metals Reuters Yes, what we are about to show you is simply a collection of anecdotal data points.

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You Stupid, Stupid Boy! (Education of an Investor)

Capital Markets Central Banks China CRB CRB Index Crude Equity Markets Real estate Reuters If you think you're fighting the market, or the banks, or the Fed, you're dead wrong!

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Current Copper Price Below Cost of Production

China Copper European Central Bank European Union Fed Speak Federal Reserve Front Running Fund Flows Global Economy Market Share NYMEX Precious Metals Twitter Twitter US Dollar Index Fed Speak became hawkish to telegraph to financial markets that the December meeting was a potential live meeting for a rate rise.

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