Economics

Investors Are Fleeing As Attention Returns To Brazil’s Depression

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 05/31/2016 Now that the market’s fascinated dream with the regime of Brazil’s new president Michel Temer is quickly turning into a nightmare, following two immediate resignations of his closest ministers over the ongoing Carwash corruption scandal, including ironically that of the country’s anti-corruption minister, Fabiano Silveira, attention is gradually returning... »

France in ‘economic emergency’ as strikes threaten to ruin economic recovery and eurozone

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By Paul Martin

VIOLENT protests and crippling strikes across France threaten to dent the country’s economic recovery and plunge the eurozone into crisis. By JOHN WORTHING Express.co.uk Tue, May 31, 2016 With just 10 days to go until Euro 2016, the fierce backlash against government labour market reforms are also threatening to cause chaos during the football... »

The Five Stages Of Central Bankers’ Failure

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, ZeroHedge.com 05/31/2016 Only when central bankers accept the complete and utter failure of their policies and accept the reality that their policies have increased wealth inequality and crippled the global economy with debt, speculation and manipulation, can we finally move forward. Until then, we’re stuck with the world... »

China could be about to plunge us all into a world of pain

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By Paul Martin

Linette Lopez BusinessInsider.com May 31, 2016 The trade of the year has come back to haunt markets. The Chinese yuan has weakened against the dollar at its most rapid rate since last August, when Chinese officials devalued the currency. This move is also a throwback to a scary recent time — the turmoil at... »

The Bail-In: Or How You Could Lose Your Money in the Bank

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By Paul Martin

By: David Chapman GoldSeek.com Tuesday, 31 May 2016 Buried in the Liberal Federal Budget that was introduced on March 22, 2016, under Chapter 8 – Tax Fairness and a Strong Financial Sector, was a section titled “Introducing a Bank Recapitalization ‘Bail-in’ Regime.” Simply stated, in the unlikely event of a large bank failure, the... »

Mourn the Death of the United States: “Soon We Will Be Ripe For Internal Collapse… Or A Large War”

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By Paul Martin

Jeremiah Johnson May 31st, 2016 SHTFplan.com This week we remembered our fallen veterans. We may also remember the United States, as she was, for she, too, has fallen: from forces inside that have collapsed and denigrated it. The good old days are long gone. The country is now in a soft-tyranny, a semi-totalitarian state.... »

A New Problem Emerges For Hillary

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 05/31/2016 With more Americans having an unfavorable view of Obamacare than favorable and Clinton continuing to take credit for the law on the campaign trail, establishment Democrats are beginning to realize another (non-email, non-charity, non-vote-fraud-related) crisis looms for Hillary – the problem of dramatically higher Obamacare premium hikes in an... »

Eurozone in crisis: Rolling strikes threaten to ruin France economy – hitting rest of EU

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By Paul Martin

VIOLENT protests and crippling strikes across France threaten to dent the country’s economic recovery and plunge the eurozone into crisis. By JOHN WORTHING Express.co.uk Tue, May 31, 2016 With just 10 days to go until Euro 2016, the fierce backlash against government labour market reforms are also threatening to cause chaos during the football... »

Legend Warns The Coming Crisis Will Be Totally Devastating For The World Economy And Humanity

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By Paul Martin

KingWorldNews.com May 31, 2016 On the heels of wild start to the 2016 trading year, today the man who has become legendary for his predictions on QE, historic moves in currencies, and major global events, warned that the coming crisis will be totally devastating for the world economy and humanity. Egon von Greyerz: “Most... »

$50 Oil Doesn’t Work

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Gail Tverberg via Our Finite World blog, ZeroHedge.com 05/31/2016 $50 per barrel oil is clearly less impossible to live with than $30 per barrel oil, because most businesses cannot make a profit with $30 per barrel oil. But is $50 per barrel oil helpful? Gail Tverberg argues that it really is not. The... »

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