Despite what Trump’s administration would want you to believe – namely, that it’s all for a strong dollar – it’s really just a fake-out.
The greatest flaw in central banker doctrine/strategy was to believe that after intervening temporarily with reflationary measures the system would stabilize and gravitate right back to normal operations. Central bankers reflated a deeply unsound financial structure, only exacerbating flaws and compounding contemporary finance’s vulnerabilities.
Interest rates are on the rise and banks may be calling The Federal Reserve singing “Where Were You When I Need You?
Home construction rebounded in January 2018, though that may have been nothing more than statistical noise. Total permits filed to build new residential structures totaled 1.396 million (SAAR) last month, up from a revised 1.300 million in December. The entirety of that increase was due to a big jump in permits for the multi-family segment….
US Housing Starts rose a hot 9.7% MoM in January. As Buster Poindexter sang, it’s Hot Hot Hot! That number is misleading
According to the US Treasury Department’s Treasury International Capital (TIC) report, foreign private holders of UST’s had been selling them steadily in the last quarter of last year. Estimates including those just released for December 2017 show a total net reduction of $24 billion. While that’s not a huge number, private overseas interests typically buy…
The tragedy is so few act when the collapse is predictably inevitable, but not yet manifesting in daily life.That chill you feel in the financial weather presages an unprecedented–and for most people, unexpectedly severe–winter of discontent. Ra…
The Fed of St Louis’ Bank Financial Stress Index has skyrocketed in its latest update. OR is this old news? Or could it be that the bank performance index has underperformed the S&P500 index? It is as if markets just saw Godzilla!
The economy is heating up, giving the US some “Smokestack Lightnin’.”
The scheduled Litecoin hard fork will create a new cryptocurrency, Litecoin Cash.
For every Litecoin someone owns, they will receive 10 LCC.