Wall Street Examiner Exclusives

Wall Street Examiner exclusives

The Real Force Behind US Economic “Growth,” Such As It Is, Is Not The Fed

Industrial Production - Click to enlarge

As the stock market has scooted off into Fed driven bubble territory over the past year, industrial production, on the surface at least, appears to be expanding quite nicely. After briefly going negative in mid 2013, the annual growth rate turned upward and has been accelerating, reaching 4.3% in July. This measure is by units…

Record Low Initial Unemployment Claims Correlate With Looming Stock Market Collapses

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Contrary to conventional wisdom, extremely low initial unemployment claims have an ominous track record. Since the initial unemployment claims data first set a record low in September 2013, I have pointed out that record low claims suggest a distorted, overheated, bubble top economy. On each occasion over the past 42 years when claims have reached a…

Lee Adler Talks About The Fed’s Rigor Mortis Market With Lindsay Williams

Lindsay Williams of South Africa’s Fine Business Radio and CNBC Africa chatted with me today about the Fed, the end of QE, and inflation.

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Loan Liars

No, this isn’t about liar loans. It’s about the liars in the financial “news” media who twist the facts to suit whatever their point happens to be that day. Here are the facts about bank lending in the US.