Category: Economy

Canada Housing, Office Market Mauled by Oil, Layoffs – but Vancouver Bubble Still Soars

Canada Housing, Office Market Mauled by Oil, Layoffs – but Vancouver Bubble Still Soars

by Wolf Richter, Wolf Street Back in December, the Bank of Canada said home prices were overvalued by as much as 30% and posed an “elevated” risk to the Canadian financial system. In January, Deutsche Bank found that Canada’s housing...

TRUNews – Gerald Celente & Rev. Lindholm

TDC Note – Gerald Celente starts at 10:00 mark from TRUNews Trends Journal publisher Gerald Celente says the top trend he following in 2015 is the madness of world leaders. It’s vintage Celente on Trunews today. Later in the program,...

It just happened: “The moment the United States lost its role . . .”

It just happened: “The moment the United States lost its role . . .”

by Simon Black, Sovereign Man Last week, the government of China closed the enrollment window to join its new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a ‘founding member’. The AIIB, if you haven’t heard of this yet, is designed to...

A Portrait of the Classical Gold Standard

A Portrait of the Classical Gold Standard

by Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna, Mises.org The world that disappeared in 1914 appeared, in retrospect, something like our picture of Paradise," wrote the economist Cecil Hirsch in his June 1934 review of R.W. Hawtrey’s classic, The Art of Central Banking (1933). Hirsch...

Modern Civilization Is Dangerously Interdependent On Long Supply Chains And Technology

Modern Civilization Is Dangerously Interdependent On Long Supply Chains And Technology

by Ken Jorgustin, Modern Survival Blog We have created for ourselves an interconnected and interdependent web of technologies and supply chain dependencies which have enabled us to thrive, but at the same time has made us dangerously fragile to the...

Former Presidents Warn About the “Invisible Government” Running the United States

Former Presidents Warn About the “Invisible Government” Running the United States

from The Daily Sheeple “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” — George Santayana Past presidents of the United States and other high profile political leaders have repeatedly issued warnings over the last 214 years...

GREECED LIGHTNING!

by Bill Holter, Miles Franklin We seem to have finally arrived at some sort of moment of truth regarding Greece and their inclusion in the EU.  The speculation is they will be out of money by April 9th, this Thursday, unable...

NY Post: Government Employment Is Useless And Possibly Fraudulent

NY Post: Government Employment Is Useless And Possibly Fraudulent

by Dave Kranzler, Investment Research Dynamics Friday’s employment report missed Wall Street’s forecast by 50%.  However, more than likely, not only was the reported number significantly lower than expected, as it turns out based on some behind the scenes investigating...

More Scary Numbers

by John Rubino, Dollar Collapse The list of things hitting cyclical peaks gets longer every day. Besides the nominal amounts (debt, derivatives, money supply) that are now at all-time highs, some “as a share of GDP” indicators are starting to...

The School of Globalism

The School of Globalism

by James Howard Kunstler “…we may be headed into a world where capital is abundant, deflationary pressures are substantial and demand could be in short supply for quite some time.” —Lawrence Summers, former Secretary of the Treasury Professor Summers must...

THE 126,000 JOB LIE

by Andy Hoffman, Miles Franklin It’s Saturday morning, and for the past 24 hours, I have been dying to expand my initial take on yesterday’s punk NFP “jobs” report – as discussed in my “deformation explosion” Audioblog. Since then, my...

“Bad Bank” Mania Spreads in Europe

“Bad Bank” Mania Spreads in Europe

by Don Quijones, Wolf Street One thing that the world is not in short supply of these days is bad banks. They are everywhere, it seems. But there are bad banks, and there are Bad Banks. This article is about...

The Bank-State Bargain – Breaking The Basic Rules Of Capitalism

The Bank-State Bargain – Breaking The Basic Rules Of Capitalism

by The Tyler(s), ZeroHedge “I react pragmatically. Where the market works, I’m for that. Where the government is necessary, I’m for that. I’m deeply suspicious of somebody who says, “I’m in favor of privatization,” or, “I’m deeply in favor of...