The Problem With “Green” Monetary Policy

Authored by Otmar Issing via Project Syndicate, As an alarming new United Nations report shows, climate change is probably the biggest challenge of our time. But should...

War And Peace: How Violence Is Disrupting The Global Economy

Although you may not see it, millions of lives are disrupted by violence everyday. War, homicide, terrorism, suicide, and sexual assault can be found across...

Fed: ‘Reversal Rates’ Are Second Highest Risk to US Economy

According to "big economic players" cited in the Fed's Financial Stability Report (FSR) from November 15, trade frictions are the highest risk to the U.S. economy. We...

Wall Street’s Warnings on Warren Turn Into Bet by One Hedge Fund

For weeks now, some of Wall Street’s biggest names -- Paul Tudor Jones, Steve Cohen, Leon Cooperman -- have been arguing that an Elizabeth Warren presidency...

We Can Only Choose One: Our National Economy Or Globalization

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The servitude of society to a globalized economy is generating extremes of insecurity, powerlessness and inequality.

The Next US Recession Will Start In One Of These Four States

Submitted by Nick Colas of DataTrek Over the course of 2019 we have been tracking three states – Michigan, Ohio and Indiana – because we...

Ticking Time Bomb: Is This Powell’s “Subprime Is Contained” Moment?

Authored by Sven Henrich via NorthmanTrader.com, I’m of the long standing view that Fed chairs have one prime responsibility above all others: Keeping confidence up, and if...

Fed Minutes: Officials Felt 3 Rate Cuts This Year Should Be Enough

An increasingly divided Federal Reserve that decided to hit pause in its easing cycle following a rate cut in October signaled in minutes of...

China Quietly Bails Out Another Bank With 620 Billion Yuan In Assets

Late last week, we argued that one could ignore China's sinking retail sales, industrial production, capital expenditures, record low and declining sub-6% GDP and even its fading monthly credit injections...

Did Fed Just Lose Control of Its Main Tool?

It started back in September, when a seemingly "shocked" Fed clamored to regain control as repo rates suddenly skyrocketed. Then, in October, Federal Reserve Chairman Powell decided...

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