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It's different this time
by darlag   143 comments, latest 3 years ago
In 1929, Irving Fischer notably said "the stock market has reached a permanently high plateau". Translation: "It's different this time." Well, guess what? It wasn't. We are all part of...
Jaguar Inflation -- A Layman's Explanation of Government Intervention
by darlag   65 comments, latest 2 years ago
EWI Editorial I am tired of hearing people insist that the Fed can expand credit all it wants. Sometimes an analogy clarifies a subject, so let’s try one. It may...
It only takes two to Tango -- Everyone else can just watch
by darlag   Posted 2 years ago
I find it interesting that so few people understand how deflation affects the stock market. People seem to think that the vast majority of market participants, investors and traders alike,...
Ron Paul's REVOLUTION will not be televised
by darlag   2 comments, latest 3 years ago
Ron Paul's predictions have been right about so many of the destructive things that Congress and the Federal Reserve have perpetuated on the American people that it is impossible to...
Anatomy of a bubble
by darlag in #bubbles   Posted 3 years ago
Bubbles always burst. This look at the anatomy of a bubble is a sobering, if not scary, look at an impending economic downturn....
In an Empire truth becomes treason - Ron Paul
by darlag   1 comment, latest 3 years ago
Walking the line between truth and treason gets harder as government agencies adopt "Insider Threat Programs" to squelch whistle blowers. ...
Boomers take jobs from primary working age group - ages 25-54 loses jobs
by darlag   13 comments, latest 3 years ago
In an improving economy you would think seniors would be retiring to enjoy their golden years. Sorry, it's just not happening that way, and the main age group required for...
David Stockman on the global economy: "...all hell is going to break loose."
by darlag   101 comments, latest 3 years ago
Stockman was interviewed by Eric King the other day. The former director of the OMB issued a dire warning about the imminent future of global economics. “Train wreck is a...
Treasury prices are on the verge of collapse - Yields getting ready to skyrocket
by darlag   38 comments, latest 3 years ago
U.S, Treasury yields are about to rise to completely unexpected levels. This rise will probably happen quite quickly and will come as a total surprise to most investors, traders, and...
Housing's Fed-induced bear market rally is a reflated bubble ready to pop again
by darlag in #housing   3 comments, latest 3 years ago
As you can see, housing prices have only declined about halfway down to the levels where I expect they will eventually stabilize. The red projected price line is my estimate...
Dow plunges 370 points at open, pundits scramble to find an answer why
by darlag   5 comments, latest 3 years ago
While the talking heads at CNBC and other market analyst networks scratch themselves with confusion and bewilderment, those following the Elliott Wave analysis by Global Deflation News were not surprised...
What do Santayana and Fannie Mae have in common?
by darlag in #housing   Posted 3 years ago
Santayana will be proven right again as politicians and bankers forget why there was a housing crisis After the housing crash in 2006 and 2007, the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs),...
Not since 1977 has the Labor Force Participation Rate been so low
by darlag   16 comments, latest 2 years ago
The Labor Departments ability to fudge numbers must have candy factories all over he U.S. drooling. Todays upbeat jobs report is just another month of shuffling statistics around to get...
Youth employment a victim of deflationary pressures in Columbus, Ohio
by darlag   1 comment, latest 2 years ago
Few people yet attribute the chronic economic problems in the U.S. to a deflating economy, but for those that know what to look for, the evidence just keeps piling up....
A new global housing bubble? The middle class is being squeezed everywhere
by darlag in #housing   17 comments, latest 3 years ago
Costa Rica is apparently having the same middle class affordability problems plaguing the U.S. Lowering credit qualification standards didn't work for the U.S. in the early 2000s, nor is it...
US and UK housing markets heating up, bubbles reforming - IMF not happy
by darlag in #housing   2 comments, latest 3 years ago
The IMF and the European commission are warning of another global real estate bubble in the making. But every country around the world seems to be pointing at the other...
Let the Catastrophe begin! The U.S. credit bubble has begun to burst.
by darlag in #bubbles   12 comments, latest 3 years ago
Bombarded daily with facts and figures that pretty much mean nothing to them, people obliviously and ignorantly go about their way, concerned but hopeful that things will get better soon....
U.S. pushing Russia into Ukranian conflict? So says top economic aide to Putin
by darlag   12 comments, latest 3 years ago
Russian economic aide to Vladimir Putin suggests Russia's economic allies could avoid conflict with the U.S. by forming an "anti-dollar alliance."...
Shiller sees a housing bubble and a stock market collapse
by darlag in #housing   77 comments, latest 3 years ago
Video from Yahoo! Finance predicts problems for housing and stock market again. He got it right the first time. Doubting him this time probably isn't a good idea. #housing...
U.S. Cities Beware of states establishing Municipal Protection authorities
by darlag   4 comments, latest 3 years ago
As more and more municipalities succumb to the contracting U.S. economy, states will try to improve their own fiscal situations by attempting to directly influence, if not outright control, the...

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