Just A Friendly Heads-Up, Bulls: The Fed Just Slashed Its Balance Sheet

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Perhaps even PhD economists notice that manic-mania bubbles always burst--always. Just a friendly heads-up to all the Bulls...

Is This Why Central Banks Are Rushing To Buy Gold?

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, Gold has seen an impressive price spike in the past 18 months, and if you are wondering what the...

Soy-Boys & Unions Sink America’s Biggest Milk Producer

Borden Dairy Company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday amid rising milk prices and what court filings described as an "unsustainable" debt pile,...

Mauldin: The Fed Is Creating A Monster Bubble

Authored by John Mauldin via MauldinEconomics.com, Ignoring problems rarely solves them. You need to deal with them - not just the effects, but the underlying...

A Decade In Tech

As the decade draws to a close, it’s time to look back at some of the things the past ten years have brought us. To...

Fed Wins Year-End Repo Battle, But War to Control Rates Drags On

The Federal Reserve may have succeeded in thwarting major year-end turmoil in funding markets, but 2020 is likely to bring a whole new set...

Auto Lenders Have Verified Income On Just 7% Of All Loans Since 2017

The auto industry in 2019 is starting to look a lot like the subprime mortgage market in 2007. One such example of an industry trying...

How Does Gold React To Interest Rate Policy?

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, From 1970 to present let's investigate how gold reacted to various interest rate environments. A reader asked to see a...

One Bank Asks If The Market’s “Explosive” Melt Up Will End In A Flash...

Earlier we pointed out something which under normal circumstances would be seen as an ominous sign  (although the current market is anything but normal as Morgan Stanley...

Visualizing Every Coal Power Plant In The World (1927-2019)

If you live in a developed country, it’s been clear that the appetite for coal power is falling. Not only has coal been singled out...

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