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Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy
Unlike Greece, Italy or other seriously debt-laden economies, it’s not just government borrowing that’s the main risk to Turkey.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks
It is not easy to change the failed policies of the Kirchner era without recognizing the enormous monetary and fiscal hole created by the previous administration.
If inequality keeps billionare Ray Dalio up at night, he could shrink his holdings through bold capital allocations aggressively focused on changing how we live, work, fly, and play.
Financial MarketsMoney and Banking
A important factor in wealth redistribution has been the increased participation of both financial and non-financial firms in financial markets.
Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsU.S. History
The most characteristic feature of post-WWII business cycles is that they have originated in deliberately inflationary policies directed by central banks.
Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks
Using Japan as a model, governments are steering us toward a worldwide zombie economy — but we're likely to end up with something that looks more like Argentina than Japan.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking
Pumping yet more credit into the Eurozone is as effective as giving adrenalin to a dead horse.
The European central bank has no ammunition left with which to address any serious economic downturn.
Big GovernmentFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy
Since 2008, China has amassed a mountain of debt, and continues to operate countless "zombie" companies and money-losing factories.
The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks
The Fed is prepared to squeeze out what little is left of the free market forces in the debt market. The Fed wants full control so it can do "whatever it takes" to keep interest rates from rising above its very-low targets.