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The Train Wreck is Already Happening

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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Everyone Sings the “Strong Labor Market” Tune in Unison as the Band Plays on, and They’re All DEAD Wrong!

Everyone in financial media is singing in unison, and the song they are all singing is a recessional for the recession — a hymn or musical piece sung while making an exit. It’s an attempt to make the recession recede from view, to talk it out of existence, to convince everyone that what is, is […]

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Jeffrey Tucker: A World on Fire

Every day, news reporters, traders, and workers of all sorts the world over wake to do their work as they always have. Part of that requires that everyone pretend that life is normal, fixable, and more or less stable. All of this is temporary. It will come and go and really not be that bad.  […]

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Tim Morgan: Money and the End of Abundance

While I think the author of the following article places too much emphasis on oil, coal and gas shortages and costs as the primary cause of our economic decline, energy of all kinds (including hydro, nuclear, etc.) clearly plays a major role, so I think the article presents realistic concerns about the impact declining availability […]

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Economic Predictions for H2 2022, Part 4: Zombies in Bondage and Their Broken Banksters

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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Unemployment is the Cloak under which this Dagger of a Recession Hides

The cloak makes the dagger so much more dangerous. For investors who don’t want to believe in a recession, the cloak causes them to stroll through markets with less wariness than they should have. They are glib while about to be gutted. For the Fed and feds, the cloak assures they are blind to the […]

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An Apocalypse Upon Us: How much more can we take?

Trade wars, crashing stocks, bond blowouts, global recessions, rapidly plunging corporate earnings, the start of firings, a global energy crisis, collapsing cryptos, sliding housing markets, Covid, monkeypox, worldwide quarantines, government-mandated job terminations over forced experimental vaccines, soaring inflation, worldwide shortages, multinational involvement in a hot European-Russian war, sanctions, record heat waves, widespread, droughts, brownouts, blackouts, […]

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S&P Confirms Inflation Killed the Stock Market and Has ALREADY Sent us into Recession

With the S&P diving deeper into bear territory today, it solidly confirmed its status as a bear. While it entered the bear’s woods on Monday by closing at 21.8% down, it shoved its nose deeper into the dirt today like a rooting bear will do to affirm its new identity. The short-lived bull market that […]

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THE INFLATION MONSTER: It’s Much Worse than we Thought … but Wait until this Little Monster Grows Up!

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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The Real GDPig was a Whole Lot Uglier than it Looked!

That’s pretty ugly when you consider how ugly GDP looked at a growth rate (adjusted for inflation ) of -1.4%! Then that got kicked in the snout to -1.5%, but that’s not the half of how ugly it really was. What if it really was the first quarter of a covert recession? I am about […]

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The Retail Apocalypse was Bloodier than it Looked

Retail was a bloody mess! But revenue looked pretty good … considering! So, what was all the red about, and why all the screaming on the stock exchange? Some of the biggest retail stocks got butchered after reporting higher revenue. Hold it! That doesn’t make sense. Why were corporate owners running out of their stores […]

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