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Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks
Argentina has all the ingredients to be a global leading economy, but current policy makes the country a promise that always disappoints.
The stage has been set for a global credit crisis. And the Eurozone is a time-bomb waiting to happen.
The biggest “success” of the ECB has been the massive bailout of governments at the expense of savers.
Cronyism and CorporatismFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks
Not surprisingly, policies adopted by central bankers often serve the interests of the central banks themselves.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking
The next crisis is not likely to be another Lehman, but another Japan — a widespread zombification of global economies.
97% of consensus economists didn’t see the last recession the quarter before it started. Even worse, 77% didn’t see a recession when it was already happening!
Financial MarketsBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking
What causes financial crises, domestic and global, is the underlying, continuing credit expansion.
Big GovernmentFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy
Blaming the euro will not save Italy. Italy’s problem is political spending — the same problem that this new budget is going to greatly increase.
The FedFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy
We have been hearing from central banks that we were living in a synchronized growth territory. Well, it wasn’t the case.
Financial MarketsU.S. EconomyU.S. History
It's frightening to see the persistent lack of insight shown by policymakers and financial media on the 2008 financial crisis.