Economics

China’s Attack on Dollar: Silent Revolution in the World of Currencies?

Sunday, February 14, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 14.02.2016 The inclusion of the Chinese yuan in the IMF basket of reserve currencies will lead to significant shifts in the international monetary system, German newspaper Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten (DWN) wrote. The currency basket will look as follows: US Dollar 41.73% (previously 41.9%) Euro 30.93% (previously 37.4%) Yuan 10.92% Yen 8.33% (previously 9.4%)... »

Why Commercial Real Estate Is Next: ‘Challenging Technicals’ Are About To Become ‘Weak Fundamentals’

Sunday, February 14, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 02/14/2016 There is a growing sense of tighter financial conditions, particularly to the commercial real estate sector. Late last year the regulators issued a joint statement on Prudent Risk Management for Commercial Real Estate Lending and the latest Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey (SLOOS) shows that banks tightened their lending... »

Central Banks Are “Malicious Tools Of Wholesale Cultural Destruction”

Sunday, February 14, 2016
By Paul Martin

The Daily Bell, ZeroHedge.com 02/13/2016 Stock markets suspect Federal Reserve has interest rate jitters … Hints that the Fed won’t raise interest rates in March are proving to be good news for miners and oil producers’ share prices The Federal Reserve’s William Dudley said further strengthening in the dollar could have ‘significant consequences’ for... »

What Energy Bankers Are Really Saying: “We Are Looking To Save Ourselves Now”

Sunday, February 14, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 02/13/2016 Now, while your borrowing base might be upheld, there will be minimum liquidity requirements before capital can be accessed. It is hitting the OFS sector as well. As one banker put it, “we are looking to save ourselves now,” with banks selling company debt for as low as $0.10... »

This Is Wall Street At Its Most Fatalistic: “Markets Are Now Coupled In A “Destructive” Way”

Sunday, February 14, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 02/13/2016 “The markets are not insulated from each other but are coupled in a “destructive” way, a mirror image of QE dynamics. Risks are becoming unpinpointable. Problems are global while politics remains inherently local allowing the existing trends to remain unchecked and self-reinforce. Any action causes further problems, which creates... »

Neil Howe Warns The ‘Professional Class’ Is Still In Denial Of The Fourth Turning

Sunday, February 14, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 02/13/2016 “The world has fundamentally shifted over the last decade, especially since we’ve emerged from the Great Recession… But the professional class has been very slow to understand what is going on, not just quantitatively but qualitatively in a new generational configuration that I call the Fourth Turning. They don’t... »

Venezuela Is Out of Food: Here’s What an Economic Collapse Really Looks Like…(Our Future!?)

Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Daisy Luther OrganicPrepper.ca February 13, 2016 Venezuela is out of food. After several years of long lines, rationing, and shortages, the socialist country does not have enough food to feed its population, and the opposition government has declared a “nutritional emergency.” This is just the most recent nail in the beleaguered country’s slow,... »

A Market Collapse Is On The Horizon

Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Gail Tverberg OilPrice.com Sat, 13 February 2016 What is ahead for 2016? Most people don’t realize how tightly the following are linked: 1. Growth in debt 2. Growth in the economy 3. Growth in cheap-to-extract energy supplies 4. Inflation in the cost of producing commodities 5. Growth in asset prices, such as the... »

The Double Fallacy Recovery – The Fed’s Central Planning Is Destroying Capitalism

Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, ZeroHedge.com 02/13/2016 Economists keep claiming economic recovery fulfilled, and yet it is found nowhere other than the BLS… and it is certainly not the view of funding and credit markets. In answering why economists and policymakers would throw out the vast and growing volume of especially market-based... »

Day Of Reckoning: The Collapse Of The Too Big To Fail Banks In Europe Is Here…”Financial Armageddon has come to Europe, and the entire planet is going to feel the pain.”

Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Paul Martin

NunezReport.blogspot.com Saturday, February 13, 2016 There is so much chaos going on that I don’t even know where to start. For a very long time I have been warning my readers that a major banking collapse was coming to Europe, and now it is finally unfolding. Let’s start with Deutsche Bank. The stock of... »

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