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Archive Monthly Archives: May 2018

Lacy Hunt: Bond Bull Market Will Endure As Debt Strangles Economic Growth

Despite the 10-year yield’s reluctance to hold above 3%, bond bears have been reluctant to throw in the towel completely, with Bill Gross recently changing his view to allow for a “hibernating” bear market in 2018 (he expects the 10-year with fluctuate between 2.80% and 3.25% for the remainder of the year). DoubleLine’s Jeffrey Gundlach […]

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A Recession Indicator For Independent Thinkers, Part 1

Authored by Daniel Nevins via FFWiley.com, Last month we took sides in the ongoing debate about the Great Yield Curve Scare – we argued that the curve hasn’t flattened enough to deliver a strong recession signal at this point in time. We showed that the recent flattening is similar to those that occurred at various stages of […]

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America 2018: Dicier By The Day

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Scrape all this putrid excrescence off and we’re left with a non-fantasy reality: everything is getting dicier by the day. If we look beneath the cheery chatter of the financial media and the tiresomely repetitive Russian collusion narrative (that’s unraveling as the Ministry of Propaganda’s machinations are exposed), we […]

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Four Russian "Military Advisers" Killed In Syria Clashes

In a world in which “spying” is also known as “benign information gathering”, it makes sense that all “soldiers”, especially the recently deceased, are called “military advisors.” In this vein, on Sunday the Russian Defense Ministry said that two Russian military advisers have been killed and five Russian soldiers injured during a clash with militants […]

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Italy In Chaos: Country To Vote Again After President Blocks Government; "Unclear What Happens Next"

In what may have been the worst possible outcome of this weekend’s events in Italy, Rome finds itself on the verge of a Europe-sponsored constitutional crisis. Recall that when we previewing the possible outcomes of Italy’s government stalemate, in which president Mattarella had threatened to veto the choice of Paolo Savona as economy minister due […]

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Eurodollar University: Way Beyond Bank Reserves

Authored by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, The Crash of ’87 was a big deal, though not in the way most people remember. It was a stock market event, obviously, and those are the terms under which it has been understood. That’s not really its legacy, however, as the major shifts that began with […]

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"He's A Political Prisoner Whose Life Is In Clear And Pressing Danger": Tommy Robinson Offered Asylum By German MP

A German member of Parliament (MP) has offered British activist Tommy Robinson political asylum following his arrest on Friday for suspicion of breaching the peace while livestreaming outside the trial of a child grooming gang.  “Tommy Robinson is a political prisoner, whose life is in clear and pressing danger. We have to do everything we […]

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You're Paying Attention To The Wrong Interest Rate

Authored by John Del Vecchio and Brad Lamensdorf via LMTR.com, Lamensdorf Market Timing Report – Special Edition This special report by LMTR.com will highlight a few charts. Investors with a lot at stake should pay close attention to these gauges over the coming months. Failure to act on warning signs could be the difference between […]

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In 1995, Steve Jobs Explained Exactly How Apple Will Fail

With Apple’s share price hitting record highs as the mainstream media, asset-gatherers, and commission-takers once again reflect on it as a “no brainer” investment that everyone and their pet rabbit should own, we are reminded of none other than Steve Jobs ‘lost interview’ from 1995 on how tech monopolies die… “I have my own theory […]

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10 Effective Habits Of The Fiscally Fit

Authored by Richard Rosso via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, We wonder how they do it. Those who make handling money look effortless. I have documented and monitored the money habits of fiscally-fit people for years. The following ten appear prominently on the list. 1 – The fiscally-fit crowd considers “paying yourself first” sacrosanct. They passionately believe that saving […]

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