Economic Predictions Archive

Down, Down, Down in a Burning Ring of Fire

Posted September 30, 2022 By David Haggith
Plane made of burning dollar bills symbolizes price inflation and the Fed moving to digital currency

The Dow plunged 686 points midday on Thursday and closed down 458, wiping out a large relief rally from the day before, and it went down for the key reason I laid out for understanding why the Fed will over-tighten and drive the economy into an extremely deep recession. A batch of economic data that […]

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The Train Wreck is Already Happening

Posted September 21, 2022 By David Haggith
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Today the market paid back some of its delusional holdings. It has a lot more left to pay back. You see, the market believed the Fed all of last year when the Fed said inflation was transitory. Or, at least, market leaders sold the Fed’s narrative, accelerating us into a heck of wreck.

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To many economists, saying we are going into an economic crash would be a prediction because over eighty percent of economists do not believe we are even in a recession right now, much less a total economic collapse. To me, on the other hand, saying we’re entering an economic collapse is not a prediction at […]

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It all goes down in the same heap of rubble — zombie corporations and the junk bonds that are their sole life support and, piled on top, some of the banksters that funded them. Like a zombie apocalypse, it spreads around the world, taking out the weakest first but then the stronger players as the […]

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Perfect storm for 2019 recession

At the start of the year he said we were entering the “strongest economy” he had ever seen. Then he said he saw storm clouds. Then he said his storm-cloud forecast might have been underestimating the calamity coming upon us because we were likely facing an economic “hurricane.” Now we’re back to “storm clouds” and […]

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This article is part of series of economic predictions I am making about the remainder of the year. My patrons got the first part of the series. I’m going to make every other part available to all readers as I lay out the trends I see happening in the economic news that I read daily, […]

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As reported in my new Daily Doom news section, which I try to update twice daily, real GDP fell even further for a second quarter in a row. While we all know what that means, you can count on the Federal Reserve, the federal government and even economists regularly quoted in the mainstream financial media […]

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It Was Hell Week, and the Fed Can’t Handle the Heat

Posted June 20, 2022 By David Haggith
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Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, set last week off with a fitting sour note when it was reported across the financial news, he had updated his weather report for the economy: I said there were storm clouds. But I’m going to change it. It’s a hurricane. Right now it’s kind of sunny, things are […]

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We could all be on the cusp of the most deadly inflation the world has ever experienced, due to a unique setup of global forces that have the power to accelerate that into happening in a surprisingly short amount of time. I’m going to tell you how that could happen more quickly than anyone appears […]

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